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An overview of new window styles from double-hung tilt sash from Milgard, a neo-classical fromWeather Shield, Stormblocker from Hy-Lite and Round Tops from Marvin, among others.

March 31, 2007

Milgard Windows


Featuring the company's fiberglass frame and sash design with standard SunCoat Low-E glass, Milgard Windows' new double-hung tilt sash windows are made in six standard exterior colors and interior treatments in pre-finished white or wood clad clear vertical grain Douglas fir. Custom colors can be ordered as well.

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Weather Shield Windows & Doors

Weather Shield

Replicating classic architectural elements from the 1700s to the early 20th century, the Neoclassical Collection from Weather Shield Windows & Doors includes a push-out casement, double-hung tilt, transom, picture and single-hung options. Hinged and concealed retractable wood screens are available for casements.

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The StormBlocker windows by Hy-Lite pass Miami-Dade County, Fla. testing requirements to help resist 230 mph storm-force winds, internal/external air pressure changes and impact. The windows are made of acrylic in six sizes and feature a polycarbonate reinforced core and high-strength aluminum frame. Block types include clear wave, frosted wave, solar block and cross rib.

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Windsor Windows & Doors


The latest vinyl windows from Windsor include the Next Dimension Pro. Touting it as more attractive than aluminum, easier to install and operate, lower maintenance and more energy-efficient, the company reports it offers 30 new feature-clad covers. The windows have vinyl extrusions, a 2-inch frame with extruded nail fins and a fusion-welded frame for leak resistance.

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Gorell Windows & Doors


Armor Max Plus vinyl hurricane windows from Gorell Windows & Doors include a double hung with tilt-in sash, two- and three-light lift-out sliders and a picture window configurations. The windows pass ASTM Large Missile Impact Level D testing and have heavy-duty double cam sweep locks to hold sashes in place and insulating foam wrap around the frame.

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Atrium Windows & Doors


Using the company's Truth Maxim low-profile, multi-point locking system and multi-chambered assembly for sound absorbency, Atrium Windows & Doors' Series 700 casement windows are available in all standard sizes. The 700 windows have an integrated nail fin design for quick installation. Options include Low-E glass and decorative grids.

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Marvin Windows And Doors


Answering demand for large radial shapes, the Ultimate Double-Hung Magnum Round Top by Marvin Windows and Doors will be available in spring 2007. A variety of shapes and sizes will be made, including elliptical, eyebrow and sizes for double- and single-hung variations. Nineteen colors, several wood species and divided lites are also available.

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