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
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
Benefits of French Doors
For many years, French doors have been a popular way to add charm, elegance and sophistication to a home’s décor – and the benefits of French doors are endless. Whether you are considering replacing an existing door assembly and are considering the installation of exquisite French doors, you are interested in a versatile option for […]Read More
If you’ve been looking into financing options for your window replacement project, you might know about the HERO Financing Program by now. It lets homeowners finance energy improvement projects such as window replacement, a/c, or solar power against their property taxes. Here are some highlights of the HERO Program: 1. Financing against property taxes is […]Read More
30 Reviews in 1 Year on Angie’s List!
CALL or CLICK today for a FREE estimate! Metropolitan Windows proudly announces that we have received over 30 reviews in just one year from Angie’s List putting Metropolitan Windows at the top of all window companies in Southern California. We have gone from ignoring to embracing Angie’s List and want to thank all of the […]Read More
Window Tint for Your Home Windows
When deciding on your vinyl window purchase, the window tint should be considered. Your old windows are most likely clear glass, which you can get again, but will only block about 30% of UV/heat rays or less. Only one or two customers of ours per year do clear glass, always to maximize light in an […]Read More
Quality Windows – Does Highest Price Mean Best Quality?
A lot of homeowners confuse higher pricing with higher quality windows, which is usually not the case. It’s true that the lowest price is necessarily the best, but before you decide which window installation company to hire, consider the source… If your estimate is coming from a licensed window specialist with a well known and […]Read More
Why should you replace your patio door now?
Yesterday I was at a house of a referral contractor of mine talking to a nice elderly couple that was considering replacing their patio door. Most people don’t understand that if you find an honest vinyl window replacement specialist like Metropolitan it is actually quite affordable to replace even one patio door. When we remove […]Read More
Broken Glass vs Whole Window Replacement
Is it more cost-effective to replace broken glass or replace the whole window? Knowing when to replace a window with broken glass versus just calling a glass shop to replace the glass is a challenge. Many people call us every day due to broken glass in one or more windows. I always start by asking […]Read More