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Window and Door Glossary

Window and Door Glossary

This window and door glossary is here to give definition to any and all of the terms you might encounter and not know.

2-Section Slider – a slider with 2 sashes.
242 or ¼-½- ¼  – a window configuration for triple units, meaning the middle unit is half the total width and the flankers are ¼ each.
3-Section Slider – a slider with 3 sashes, available in 242 or 333 configurations.  The middle windows is a picture window, with the flankers being operable. Continue reading

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Metal Spacer Vs CS Ultra Foam Spacer™

The insulated glass unit (IGU) is one of the most important aspects of the functionality and thermal performance of a window. When vinyl windows first started being produced they were made with a metal spacer.

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