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3 Interior Door Types to Consider for Your Closet

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What Are Double-Pane Windows?

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Here’s What to Look for When Shopping for Patio Doors

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4 Qualities to Look For in a Window and Door Company

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4 Signs It’s Time to Replace Your Patio Doors

There’s nothing like going outside and enjoying time on your patio or deck. Sometimes, you simply want to catch a breeze or enjoy the sunlight shining
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3 Reasons to Choose Milgard Windows For Your Next Home Upgrade

You’ve decided it’s finally time to upgrade the windows in your home, but with so many options to consider, where do you start? When it comes
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Solar Energy – Energy released by the sun from 3 distinct regions of the solar light spectrum

Fading Transmission

Visible Light Transmittance (VLT)

U-Value or U-Factor

WINDOWS & DOORS FACTS & TIPS

A bedroom without an exterior door will require an EGRESS complaint window *All 4 criteria are required to pass EGRESS

STEP 1

20” minimum width.
(net clear opening)

STEP 2

24” minimum height.
(net clear opening)

STEP 3

Minimum Total 5.7 sqft. vent space. (net clear opening)

STEP 4

Maximum 44” sill height off finish floor.

General Window Anatomy