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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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Awning Windows: How much ventilation do they provide?

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 […]
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Replacement Windows vs Replacing Window Frames

The decision to replace your window frames when installing replacement windows, or to leave the existing frames intact is based upon a variety of factors. While most replacement windows are designed in such a way that a new window frame is not required, some situations warrant the replacement of your window frames regardless of the […]
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Replacing a Window: Retrofit Windows vs New Construction Windows

When you start considering replacing your home’s windows you may be evaluating the pros and cons of purchasing retrofit (replacement) windows instead of new construction windows.  While new construction windows may initially sound like a good choice, there are numerous reasons why retrofit windows are the better option when replacing a window. CALL or CLICK today […]
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Why Replacement Windows are a Good Investment

Over time, just like roofs, guttering, and major appliances, your homes windows will begin to show signs of age and inefficiency.  How do you know when it is time to consider replacement windows?  Have you noticed moisture or condensation build up in between the window panes?  Do you often notice a draft that seems to […]
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Benefits of Vinyl Windows and Doors

If it is time to consider replacing the windows in your home, you have likely been investigating the pros and cons of various types of windows in order to decide upon the best replacement windows for your unique situation. While wooden, aluminum or fiber glass framed windows are all acceptable options, vinyl windows offer a […]
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