February 2003 Table of Contents

Fitting In: Restoring Home Windows Fitting In: Restoring Home Windows

Replacing only the sash and glazing is a good option, "if the sill and frame are in good condition, but the sash is energy inefficient and difficult to operate," says Paul Landgraf, remodeling marketing manager for Andersen Windows. Weather Shield, Andersen, Pozzi, Kolbe & Kolbe Millwork, Pella, and Marvin Windows and Doors are among the companies that offer sash replacements. Read more

Product Monitor
Deck Makers Add Matching Railings to Their Offerings Deck Makers Add Matching Railings to Their Offerings

Composite and vinyl decks offer durability, low maintenance, and many aesthetic benefits, such as non-fading colors, and more and more homeowners and builders are taking notice. LP offers Crystal White Composite Railing, Weyerhaeuser recently introduced matching railings for its ChoiceDek composite decking, Westech offers vinyl wood-grain railings to complement its Presidio deck/dock products, and L.B. Plastics offers the SheerView Glass Railing System, which combines tempered glass with a high-impact metal-reinforced PVC frame from the maker's Sheerline 4500 Series railing system. Read more

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