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Midvale/Sandy: 801-561-2213
Downtown SLC: 801-355-7577
Bountiful: 801-295-3449
West Valley: 801-969-1491

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Reasons to Choose Vinyl Windows

When choosing windows for your home, you have a lot of different options. One of the best, however, is vinyl windows. The reason is that vinyl windows offer a wide range of advantages over other window choices currently available.

For these reasons as listed below, you should at least consider this smart choice as you look at the different selections available to you. In fact, if you have had vinyl windows in the past and are ready for a replacement or repair, this is a great option to go with yet again. Just see why for yourself.

Save Money

To begin with, vinyl windows are a great long-term investment. That is because they are very energy-efficient. They help keep heat in during the winter, and they keep hot air out during the summer.

Interested in Efficiency Windows? Follow These Simple Tips

Replacement windows provide homeowners with a more efficient — and better looking — home. However, homeowners must take several important considerations into account before making a window purchase. The most important factors include the following elements listed below.

Important Features to Consider 

Replacement windows typically have a multitude of elements that make them different from other models. For example, windows with ENERGY STAR and NFRC labels provide a higher level of insulation than many other window types. Typically, these models also have low-E coatings to decrease heat loss further.

Textured Glass Enclosure Considerations

Many homeowners turn to glass when it’s time to enclose their shower or bathtub. Glass has many benefits. However, not everyone wants the full transparency of clear glass — the shower is a space many people want to keep private. A good alternative to perfectly transparent glass is textured glass.

Manufacturers make textured glass by cooling the silica on a mold. The mold transfers a texture that creates bas-relief patterning on one side of the glass. The patterning makes the glass semi-opaque. Therefore, you get the reflection benefits of glass while securing a little privacy. Yet you don’t completely sacrifice your sightline in the bathroom.

If you’re ready to install textured glass for your shower enclosure, you’ll need to make the following considerations.

Amazing Shower Glass to Transform Your Bathroom

Trends come and go. However, a glass shower is a classic. Glass is stain-proof, naturally antibacterial, and relatively easy to clean. What’s more, glass is beautiful. You probably already know the basics about glass enclosures for your shower. However, you can choose custom enclosures that will transform your bathroom design.

Minimalist Walk-in Shower

At its most basic, all that a walk-in shower needs are a showerhead and drain. You can have the contractors install a standard shower pan with a raised lip and a drain in the center. To bring the design even further into the minimalist sphere, though, the floor itself can be designed so that it slopes down into a drain.

5 Ways to Help Increase the Efficiency of Your Old Windows

While you might appreciate the beauty and unique character of your old home, you might not appreciate the windows. Older windows can sometimes rattle in the panes, feel drafty, become frosty or foggy on the inside, look warped, or have trouble opening and closing. During the winter, you might especially wish for more energy-efficient windows. Sometimes, replacing each window in an older house is not an option, especially if you are on a tight budget. Fortunately, you can improve your windows so they are more energy efficient.
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Downtown SLC

  • 780 South 400 West
  • 801-355-7577

Midvale/Sandy

  • 7985 S State Street
  • 801-561-2213

West Valley City

  • 4785 West 3500 South
  • 801-969-1491

Bountiful

  • 416 West 500 South
  • 801-295-3449

What Our Clients Say

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I had 2 windshields replaced on my previous car at a different glass company. I went back there and got an estimate for this windshield but thought I would get a second estimate from Central Glass. I am sure glad as it saved me over $140. This is now my glass company of choice.

- Steve

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