The Health Benefits of Skylights

Man sitting at kitchen counter working on laptop under the natural light of Marvin Skylights

Create healthier spaces by customizing your indoor environments with just the right amount of light and fresh air when and where you need it most. If you are in the process of building a new home or remodeling existing spaces, you might be considering large windows and scenic doors in your architectural plan. And that’s a good […]

Decoding Window Replacement Terms

Marvin Ultimate double hung window and single hung window

What the technical jargon in the window and door replacement process really means, and why you should understand it.   When embarking on a window replacement project, sometimes it seems as though window companies or replacement contractors are simply speaking a different language. You’re asked to weigh in on what kind of divided lites you want, […]

5 Things You Should Ask Before Choosing a Window Retailer

Traditional Home with white siding and black Marvin entry door and white french doors

Protect your investment and your home by making an educated choice on a window retailer and installer for your replacement window and door project. When you think it’s time to replace your windows or doors, choosing a reputable and knowledgeable retailer to work with you on ordering and installation can be unfamiliar territory. Bigger companies […]

A Homeowner’s Guide to Understanding Glass Performance and Types

You don’t need to completely understand the technology, but you should know that you have options. When purchasing a window, most homeowners think about the type of operation they want—casement, double hung, glider, etc. They also consider the color and maybe even how a window’s aesthetics complement the architectural style of their home. But often, […]

Biophilia Explained – The Case for Bringing Nature Inside

What a science term has to do with some of the most fundamental aspects of good design. Biophilia. Biomimicry. Biometrics. What do these words have in common other than being hard to pronounce? They start with “bio,” which means life, living things. In the architecture, design, and building world, biophilia is a science-y word for […]

Tips for Replacing Historic Windows

There’s a lot to know when replacing windows on a historic building. Find out about the regulations, who enforces them, and what the National Parks Service has to do with it. Historic properties are subject to rules and regulations that can be more restrictive than typical building code requirements. And these regulations will vary from […]

A Stunning Dream View – Built Around You

A coastal view from the deck featuring Marvin Ultimate French doors

What’s your dream home? Perhaps it’s a loft condo in the city, a breezy Cape beach house or a gilded Victorian in a quaint New England town. However you envision your perfect home, it’s a very personal expression of you, your family and your lifestyle. When designing your home, you may think about the color of the […]

7 Easy Home Hacks for Your Small Space

A floor bed sits behind an open yellow door. A wide, horizontal window lights the space.

If you’re an empty nester heading into the next stage of your life or a city dweller that values location above all else, you might be dealing with a reduction in your home’s square footage. Fortunately, with a few simple tricks, you can maximize your living space to make even the closest of quarters feel […]

5 Ways to Save on Window Replacement

This bright living room features several sizes of windows.

You’ll make many decisions during your window replacement process, like whether it’s really time to replace your windows, what material to choose, and whether to do all of your windows at once or approach it in phases. Replacing windows and doors is an investment, and just like any investment, it’s worth considering how to spend […]

What to Expect During Your Window and Door Replacement Project

Find out what you need to do, how long it will take, and what the window and door replacement process will look like. You’re replacing your windows and doors – now what? Congratulations! You’ve decided to improve your home with new windows and doors. A JB Expert  has carefully measured all the openings, and your new […]