Your selection of patio doors depends on the existing setup of your indoor and outdoor living areas. That said, there is a lot to be considered in order to fit your requirements. These include the amount of space that you have. This article takes a look at this and how it affects your choice of the right fixture to add into your home.
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One of the prominent features of energy-efficient double-glazed windows is the gas fill between the panes. When manufacturers started producing double glazing in the 1950s, air was first used as fill. After a few decades, inert gases like argon started being used. Windows with argon gas fill became a popular choice for many homeowners due to their better insulative qualities. [Read more…]
Most, if not all, homes only have single entry doors. However, that wasn’t the case back in the day. American homes built in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries had two front doors. It is not like double doors placed side-by-side – think French doors. These are two fixtures separated by a window or siding, and placed on a home’s facade.
Imagine living in a time where glass is considered a luxury item that only the wealthiest could afford. That was the case until the modern age. So, how did we transition from then to now? Here’s a quick history lesson about window glass.