How to Protect Yourself From Hiring Bad Contractors
There are many honest contractors out there, but there are also quite a few bad contractors that might be looking to rip you off. While I have never been a victim of a contractor scam, I know many who have. If you’re about to undertake a big renovation project, learn how to protect yourself from […]Read More
What To Consider When Buying Patio Doors
Patio doors are one of the most popular features of any home. They provide convenient access while creating unimpeded views that flood interior spaces with natural light. While old-style patio doors were notorious for heat loss, leakage and poor security, modern doors offer significant improvements. Today, quality frames and glass are more energy efficient and […]Read More
The difference between restoring, renovating and remodeling (and why it matters)
The words “remodel,” “renovate,” and “restore” (click to skip to that section) are often used interchangeably. But for Design-Build Professionals (DBIA), these terms mean very different things. Read on to learn the difference between restoring, renovating and remodeling… RESTORE 1. To put or bring back into existence or use 2. To bring back […]Read More
Glass-Only Replacement vs Whole Window Replacement
If the glass in your windows is broken or foggy, you’ve probably asked yourself this question: Can I just replace the glass in my window, or do I need to replace the whole window? The answer is really quite simple – would you prefer a short-term or long-term solution? The decision between glass-only vs. whole […]Read More
Windows and Glass Terminology
Click a link below to jump to that section: Windows Glazing Industry Standards & Ratings The technology behind quality windows, sliding doors, and French doors is always evolving and improving and it can be difficult to stay up-to-date with the latest in windows and glass terminology, products, and standards. We put together a glossary to […]Read More
Is French door installation the right choice for your home?
French doors will add natural light and a sense of openness, structure, and beauty to your home. Though often thought of as a double door, a French door is simply a door that contains glass for its full length. Originally used for access to balconies, the doors have evolved greatly since their conception and are […]Read More
10 ways to add value to your home no matter your budget…
Are you looking for ways to add value to your home but you’re not sure where to start or if you even have the budget? There are plenty of ways to enhance your home’s beauty and value no matter your budget… Unsurprisingly, premium quality vinyl windows and doors are a cost-effective solution to help with […]Read More
The Metropolitan Guarantee
At Metropolitan High Performance Windows, we understand that your windows and doors are only as good as the company that stands behind them. As a leading distributor and installer of home renovation products, Metropolitan stands behind each and every window and door we install with some of the best warranties in the industry. All of […]Read More
15% OFF Window Replacement Through July 31 ~ Teachers & Faculty ~ Current & Retired
We were feeling inspired by Target’s 15% discount for teachers! Metropolitan is offering 15% off window replacement and installation for teachers, faculty, and more… Schedule a free estimate through July 31st and get 15% OFF your window replacement project. Sliding patio doors, swinging French doors, and our custom built-in pet-doors are included! Back-to-school is coming […]Read More
Benefits of Vinyl Siding vs Painting Your Home’s Existing Siding
Did you know that the average home with wooden or aluminum siding must be repainted every 3 to 6 years? The duration of your home’s paint life is dependent upon things like paint quality, the process you go through to prepare your home to be painted, and of course climate conditions, but very rarely does […]Read More
Is it possible to replace original vinyl windows with retrofit windows?
CALL or CLICK today for a FREE estimate! When it comes to replacing the windows in your home you are basically left with two choices: new construction windows or retrofit windows. While there are a number of pros and cons to each type of window, retrofit windows are typically much simpler and less expensive to […]Read More
Awning Windows: How much ventilation do they provide?
CALL or CLICK today for a FREE estimate! What are awning windows? Awning windows are members of the casement window family, but have one major difference from traditional, side opening casement windows. An awning window pivots from hinges that are mounted at the top and open upward instead of sideways. If you are searching for […]Read More