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Say Hello to Summer and Lower Your Utility Bills

June 14, 2018

Summer is just around the corner and if you’re anything like those of us at Charles Window, you’re getting excited about summer being on its way. With the gorgeous California sunshine, days at the beach, and nights strolling around your favorite city, there’s so much to love about summer. However, there’s one big disadvantage: The…

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Learn How Poor Installation Can Ruin the Value of Your New Door

June 12, 2018

Investing in new doors for your home can make your home look better, can make it more secure, and can boost the value of your home. However, if those doors aren’t installed correctly, you could end up ruining all of this added value. Read on to learn how important installation is and then reach out…

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What to Look for in New Windows When Maximum Energy Efficiency is a Must

June 7, 2018

You’d be hard-pressed to find someone who said they didn’t want energy efficient windows but it’s not always the top priority for people buying windows. If it is your top priority, then you’ll appreciate these tips from Charles Window for finding the most energy efficient windows. You could be losing as much as 20% of…

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3 Ways You Can Be More Energy Efficient

June 5, 2018

Everyone could stand to be more energy efficient. Whether your goal is to reduce your carbon footprint, save money on utilities, or both, you’ll be glad for this guide from Charles Window. We find that many homeowners either think that they’re doing all they can or that making seemingly small changes won’t make a big…

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Everything You Need to Start a Beautiful Window Garden

May 31, 2018

Who doesn’t love fresh herbs and flowers? At Charles Window, we love every season but seeing new plants and flowers popping up in spring is a unique experience. Today we’re here not just to tell you about new garden windows you could have installed to easily build your own garden, but also to show you…

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How to Clean Fingerprints off Any Glass Surface

May 29, 2018

Having beautiful, energy-efficient windows is a great look in a home, but what about when they’re covered with fingerprints? Sure, it’s wonderful to have a glass top table for numerous reasons, but what about the fact that fingerprints can make it look dirty? As experienced professionals in the window industry, those of us at Charles…

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The 3 Types of Glass Cracks and How to Prevent Them from Spreading

May 24, 2018

Glass can crack for any number of reasons. How it cracks and how serious that crack is depends on the type of glass it is. In commercial and residential glass manufacturing, there are two types of glass that are more common than others: Borosilicate and Soda-lime silicate. Borosilicate is used for industrial equipment, kitchen glassware,…

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Surprising Alternative Uses for Glass Cleaner

May 22, 2018

You know to grab the glass cleaner when you find that your kitchen window is covered in fingerprints, but you may not know about the dozens of other uses glass cleaner is. In fact, we think it’s almost as useful as a multi-purpose rubber band or even a dryer sheet. To make sure you’re getting…

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It Is Time to Replace Your Windows? 5 Signs That It May Be

May 17, 2018

Have you noticed some issues lately that have made you wonder if you need new windows? The easiest way to find out is to call Charles Window for a free in-home consultation. Our associates are window experts – not salespeople. They can give you an honest assessment of your options. You can also read on…

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Simple Ways to Increase Soundproofing for Your Windows

May 15, 2018

If you get too much sound coming in from outside and you want your home to be more comfortable, then there may be ways to accomplish that. While many steps toward soundproofing can be expensive and difficult, there are some easier, do-it-yourself ways that could help. Read on to learn more about options to reduce…

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