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Infinity from Marvin’s Top Design Trends for 2018

Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018

As winter turns to spring, many homeowners will be inspecting their weathered window exteriors and wondering whether it’s time to make an upgrade. If recent storms and years of exposure to the sun and other harsh elements have worn away the appearance of your window finishes, you can save yourself the hassle of maintenance by upgrading to more durable, high-performance Infinity® from Marvin Replacement Windows, which are available in more exterior and interior finishes than ever before.

As home design trends evolve, we’ve updated our line of finish options to give customers better choices when choosing finishes that suit their home exteriors and interiors. This includes a new exterior finish that offers a modern take on a classic look. Here’s a look at the most popular window design trends for 2018, as well as what you gain by upgrading to Infinity Replacement Windows.

The Importance of a Superior Finish

Windows are an investment in your home, and a quality finish is one of the best ways to protect that investment. Infinity from Marvin windows are designed to offer exceptional durability against the elements that degrade window finishes over time. This includes a mechanically bonded finish that is up to three times thicker than finishes from competing window brands, providing superior resistance to both scratches and UV degradation. This means your finishes will maintain their look and sheen for much longer than what you get from competing window brands.

Window finishes

To extend the life of your windows, Infinity from Marvin windows incorporate acrylic into its finish to maximize color retention and window durability. Over time, this means less maintenance for homeowners and an appearance that will continue to look new years after the windows have been installed.

Taking Stock of Interior and Exterior Options

Both exterior and interior finishes are available in a range of options to suit your preferred color schemes and your sense of style. While Stone White is the standard color used for both interior and exterior finishes, interior color options also include Sierra and EverWood®, a stainable woodgrain interior finish that you can match perfectly to your existing woodwork.

For exterior window colors, homeowners can choose from Sierra, Cashmere, Pebble Gray, Bahama Brown and Bronze, as well as Ebony, a new addition to the Infinity from Marvin lineup. But if these stock options aren’t what you’re looking for, these replacement windows can be painted any color you want, giving you endless options as you seek out the perfect look.

Introducing Ebony, a Classic but Modern Exterior

A new addition to Marvin’s Wood-Ultrex line of products is Ebony, an exterior finish offering a classic but modern look that maintains its look over time. Darker colors like ebony have historically been difficult to use as an exterior color because the materials used to produce these colors tended to degrade quickly over time, causing the products to fade or take on a chalky appearance.

That’s no longer the case. The patented Ultrex finish used on Marvin Infinity Windows is perfectly suited to resist scratching, fading, sun damage, cracking and other signs of wear and tear that are easy to spot on dark exterior finishes. This mechanically bonded finish is five times more resistant to UV damage than other competing finishes, ensuring that your Ebony window finish will continue to look great even after years of exposure to the elements.

Don’t sacrifice style just because you want a window that is resistant to damage and deterioration. Choose the right windows with the right kind of finish and you can get the best of both worlds: Stunning new windows that will maintain their look for years to come.

How to Upgrade to Infinity from Marvin Without Breaking the Bank

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

Inifinity from Marvin kitchen

Many homeowners look at aging home windows with dread, and for one reason: They’re afraid of the high cost of replacement.

While it’s true that replacing all of the windows in your home is a major home improvement project, it’s also necessary if you want to maintain the integrity of your home, especially where noise and insulation are concerned. Infinity® from Marvin Replacement Windows offer modern design and durability that makes this upgrade a worthwhile investment.

For customers who aren’t prepared to pay out-of-pocket for the entire project, North Georgia Replacement Windows is happy to offer flexible financing options to make this project more affordable for homeowners.

Why Finance?

Owning a home comes with additional costs to consider. Some of these are small: Replacing your furnace filter, maintaining your lawn and landscaping. Others, such as replacing a furnace, reshingling the roof or replacing windows, can be costly. Even when planning ahead, most homeowners can’t afford to pay for the full amount of these projects up front.

Even those who can afford to pay out-of-pocket may prefer to keep some extra cash on hand in the event of unforeseen expenses. For these reasons, many home window replacement projects are financed through a lender. North Georgia Replacement Windows works with lenders to provide competitive rates and even same-as-cash lending options to our customers, providing financial flexibility to our customers as they seek the best way to pay for the project.

Our current relationship with EnerBank USA offers our customers two excellent options to easily finance the windows of their dreams.

Two Options to Finance New Windows

Through EnerBank USA, NGRW is happy to offer two financing options for Infinity from Marvin windows”

  • Fixed monthly payments. Through this financing option, customers can take out up to $65,000 toward new replacement windows, repayable on a seven-year term. This loan, which comes with a 6.99% APR, is ideal for customers who want a fixed payment they can factor into their monthly budgets.
  • Twelve-month same-as-cash loan. This financing product also allows borrowing up to $65,000 for new windows, but all accrued interest is waived if the balance of the loan is paid off within one year. That means financing is essentially free to customers who successfully pay off their loan in 12 months or less—a great option for customers who want short-term financial relief but have the ability to pay off the loan amount quickly.

For customers who choose these financing options, NGRW will work with both the bank and the customers to ensure a smooth process from loan application to window installation.

Other Benefits of Financing

When you finance through a window dealer, you enjoy certain advantages that aren’t available when seeking out financing on your own. One such benefit is the accurate project proposals that come with financing through us directly: We’re able to come up with detailed proposals and communicate these directly to the lender, updating this information if the scope of the project changes.

Thanks to this direct relationship, we’re also able to lead you through the approval process quickly and smoothly, speeding up the process of outfitting your home with new windows. The time lost to waiting for bank approvals and slow communication can delay the completion of your window project and create unnecessary stress throughout the process. We minimize the tedious finance approval process to make this home improvement project as easy as possible for our customers.

If you’ve been holding off on purchasing new windows because you don’t think you can afford this upgrade, contact us to talk about your window needs and your financing options. We’ll work with you to help you find the right payment option for your current window project.

How Infinity from Marvin Replacement Window Glass Can Help Soundproof Your Home

Wednesday, December 20th, 2017

Infinity from Marvin Replacement Window

Most people live in homes exposed to some degree of noise. If you live on a high-traffic street or within audible range of an airport, you likely want to consider upgrading your windows to reduce how much of this sound can be heard inside your home.

Infinity® from Marvin Replacement Windows offers several options for installing replacement windows that make a significant difference in the amount of sound that travels through your glass. Interested homeowners have three options when shopping for replacement window glass: Standard Transmission Class (STC) glass, which acts as a buffer for the typical sounds generated inside or near your home; Outdoor/Indoor Transmission Class (OITC) glass, which covers a wider range of frequencies to mitigate sound coming from highways, trains and airplanes; and glass featuring a layer of PVB laminate, which is designed for noise mitigation as well as increased security.

When you shop with North Georgia Replacement Windows, we’ll help you pick out the right glass to address your specific needs. Here are some of the glass features we use to mitigate sound and improve the peacefulness of your home’s interior.

Glass Thickness

A window pane’s thickness is one of the most basic factors affecting the amount of sound audible through the glass. In general, a thicker pane will prove more effective at reducing sound than a thinner pane. Testing from Cardinal Glass has found that increasing glass thickness from 3 mm to 6 mm can increase the window’s acoustical glass rating by four to six points, an improvement that will be clearly audible to any homeowner.

For most homes, glass thickness exceeding 6 mm thick is unnecessary and may distort the quality of your view. In addition to thickness, there are other steps to improve your replacement glass’s sound mitigation.

Acoustic Air Gaps

Air gaps are a common feature in insulated windows to reduce the amount of audible sound passing through the glass. This airspace can range from 6.5 mm to 19.5 mm in width, providing a buffer to sound from the outside. An air gap increases the STC rating (an average amount of noise stopped at various frequencies and measured in decibels) of a window by effectively absorbing some of the sound waves passing through, instead of allowing a hard material to serve as a conductor. The larger the air gap, the higher the STC your window pane will have, and this air gap will help reduce noise without compromising the clarity of your window.

Acoustical values of glass

Although both argon and oxygen may be used to fill the air gap between two glass panes, testing has shown no significant or acoustical sound difference in performance between the two gases.

PVB Laminate

Unlike STC and OITC glass, PVB laminate is a relatively new addition to the Infinity from Marvin family. PVB laminate is a great choice for any home where increased noise attenuation is required, such as homes directly on busy streets or in close proximity to airports. PVB interlayers provide a solid sound buffer that reduces noise in collaboration with air gaps and thickened glass. Our customers can choose special PVB laminate inserts specially designed for sound reduction performance.

This laminate layer offers other features that homeowners will enjoy, including increased security if someone tries to break into your home. Much like your car’s windshield, PVB windows won’t shatter when struck by a hard object, and they require significant force to create a large opening in the glass. PVB inserts can also stop 95 percent of damaging UV rays from entering your home, protecting your furniture and other interior surfaces.

Outside noise can be a headache for homeowners, but replacement windows can make a big difference overnight. Call now to explore your options for higher-quality glass and a quiet, comfortable home.

Upgrade Your Window Screens and Enjoy the Autumn Air

Wednesday, November 8th, 2017

As the leaves begin to turn and the crisp fall air rolls in, it’s the perfect time to turn off the AC and open your windows for a fresh, cool breeze. This means it’s also time to pay attention to an often overlooked part of your home: your window screens. It’s easy to forget about them until you have a problem, but old or damaged window screens can cause a host of issues.

Want to enjoy the fresh fall air? Keep reading to learn how to spot the signs of a deteriorating screen and get the details on the high-quality replacement screen options available today.

When to Replace Your Window Screens

If you’ve ever had a broken screen, you’ll remember the problems it caused. Of course, you don’t want bees and lizards in your home, but pests and dirty air are just the beginning of the list of issues that come from a broken, damaged or dirty window screen.

A variety of factors can cause a screen to break or deteriorate. You’ll notice quickly if pets, children or objects have caused dents or rips. Constant exposure to extreme temperatures and sunlight will inevitably make your screens more brittle and weak over time. You may also notice your screen warping or sagging due to poor fitting or age.

All Window Screens Are Not Created Equal

If you notice these signs of damage, it’s time to replace your screens. To avoid the inconvenience of frequent replacement, invest in a better-quality screen. High-quality mesh will deteriorate at a slower rate, while a sturdy, well-installed frame will keep screens from sagging. Additionally, a durable model will withstand more debris from the outside, any possible denting and will break less often. These factors will save you time and money.

Understand Your Options

North Georgia Replacement Windows installs Infinity from Marvin screens, which are the highest-quality screens available, from mesh to frame. All the Infinity from Marvin Double Hung windows offer standard transparency, durable, extruded aluminum-surround full or half screens with fiberglass mesh. They also offer the opportunity to upgrade to the Infinity Replacement Double Hung to a high-transparency screen with finer mesh.

High-transparency screens are a great option, as they increase both visibility and curb appeal. You’ll see perfectly from inside your home, and they’re virtually invisible from the outside, letting your windows shine through. Upgraded screens have more air flow, and the holes in the screen are smaller, so they’re more impervious to insects. If you do not open your windows very often and do not want a screen, we can deduct the screen price from your order.

Finally, remember that a professional Window replacement ensures screens fit perfectly to each window, avoiding warping or sagging over time. With a high-quality, well-installed window and screen, you can feel confident opening your windows and enjoying the invigorating fall air.

If you think you might need new windows with better screens, contact the experienced and highly trained professionals at North Georgia Replacement Windows.

3 Perks of Financing a Home Improvement Project

Tuesday, October 31st, 2017

Home improvement projects offer a variety of benefits. Renovating or upgrading any part of your home can increase your real estate value, boost curb appeal, improve energy efficiency and make your house feel more like home. Though some homeowners may believe a hefty savings account is necessary to embark on a project, there are several benefits of financing a home upgrade. Read on to get the details of these advantages.

1. Gain Access to Trustworthy Vendors

Financing a home improvement project means enjoying greater flexibility when it comes to choosing your vendor. You will have access to a dedicated source of funding, which enables you to invest in a skilled and experienced professional upfront. Without financing, cash flow worries may have you tempted to seek out someone to do the job on the cheap. However, hiring the best business for the job will speed up your project and ensure quality workmanship.

2. Finish Your Project More Quickly

A lengthy home improvement project can be stressful for everyone in your household. By financing your project, you’ll have all the funding you need immediately and in one place. Rather than paying a contractor in installments or picking up a new batch of materials each weekend, you can simply get the project done and make the payments later. Instead of having your household disrupted for weeks or months, you can live comfortably and tie up all the project’s loose ends without worry.

3. Ensure High-Quality Materials

Being budget-conscious is good, but you shouldn’t overlook the value of high quality in hopes of saving money. You can invest in the best materials rather than cutting corners when financing your project. Though high-quality products may cost more, you will save money and headaches in the long run. For example, investing in quality fiberglass windows will pay off; these resilient windows will decrease your heating and cooling costs and they last longer than other types of windows. With Infinity from Marvin fiberglass windows, you will never have to replace your windows again.

Install Now and Save More

If you’ve considered upgrading your home with fiberglass windows, now is an excellent time.

For a limited time, North Georgia Replacement Windows is offering 15 percent off your entire order, as well as 100 dollars off each window when you purchase Infinity from Marvin fiberglass windows. If you choose quality windows and expert installation now you will enjoy energy savings many benefits for years to come. Claim your discount online now, or contact North Georgia Replacement Windows to learn more about this limited-time offer.

Customer Service: What to Expect When You Hire North Georgia Replacement Windows

Thursday, October 12th, 2017

Great customer service at North Georgia Replacement Windows

North Georgia Replacement Windows prides itself on its customer service. From our free proposal offer to our “red carpet approach” and our lifetime service warranty, the homeowner’s satisfaction is our priority. Read on for more details on our concierge level of service.

Free Proposal Offer

Here at North Georgia Replacement Windows, many of our first-time customers take advantage of our free proposal offer. After the customer completes our online form, one of our friendly team members calls to make an appointment for a home visit. In the comfort of the customers home, our sales consultant discusses the customers’ home improvement needs, provides a solution to the client and gives a free demonstration.

Alternatively, some customers call us or visit our showroom. Appointments are not necessary to visit the NGRW showroom. A knowledgeable representative is on site meets them at a scheduled time to explain our products and discuss their needs. Throughout the quotation and booking process, a sales consultant is the customer’s point of contact.

Price Lock Guarantee

We understand that making high-quality, lasting improvements to a home is a significant investment. When our customers have selected the windows, doors, insulation, shutters or other accessories they want us to install, we schedule the work plan. Unlike some other contractors, there’s no minimum order requirement. Whether the customers want only one window or all their windows replaced, we’re happy to oblige. What’s more, our Price Lock Guarantee means that we honor the original proposal for as long as the homeowner remains in the house.

Red Carpet Approach

North Georgia Replacement Windows aims to make installation as smooth and convenient to homeowners as possible. Our red carpet approach means that when the custom windows are ready, it takes only one or two days for our workmen to install them. Most of the work is completed from outside of the home. We use the most non-invasive and premium installation methods. When our work is done the homeowners don’t have to touch up carpentry or paintwork (if paintwork was included in the agreement.) In addition, while the work is underway, an NGRW crew leader is always on site to answer any questions.

Lifetime Warranty

Caring for our customers doesn’t stop after a job is completed. The crew leader takes the homeowner on a final walk-through to explain how the windows or doors work and make sure that he or she is entirely satisfied with the quality of the work. Then, if there’s ever any kind of problem with the regular use of windows or doors, our Lifetime Warranty guarantees that we’ll fix it for free.

Our years of experience in the trade have allowed us to develop a customer service program that keeps our customers happy every step of the way, from their first contact to signing off on the finished project. Call us to discuss your home improvement needs or for more information on the products and services we offer.

What You Need to Know About Replacement Window Warranties

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

Infinity Windows

As a crucial link between your home’s interior and exterior, your windows need to be dependable. Great replacement windows are an investment for a homeowner — one that is expected to last for a long time. But the average window tends to be replaced every seven years and, as window expert N.C. Mathis explains, “If a window fails in a few years, it doesn’t matter how good or strong or energy efficient it started out to be.”

At North Georgia Replacement Windows (NGRW), we understand the importance of a good replacement window warranty. We also believe that the length of a window warranty reflects a company’s faith in their product. Aside from the obvious benefit of free replacement, you can expect a product with a longer warranty to last longer, saving you both hassle and cost.

Why you need a replacement window warranty

A replacement window warranty should be a priority when investing in new windows, regardless of their quality. While you should never need to replace our durable, energy-saving windows, thanks to our superior product and installation, accidents happen, and there is a wide variety of things that can go wrong with windows, such as a branch from a storm breaking the glass.

This is why purchasing windows with a solid warranty like North Georgia Replacement Windows offers is of paramount importance. We recommend taking the time to read through the entire warranty, noting how long the warranty lasts, as well as what exactly is covered. With a true lifetime warranty, you won’t have to worry about duration; your warranty will never run out.

Details on the NGRW Lifetime Service Warranty

As mentioned above, even if a window warranty is offered, there are different levels of warranty coverage. The NGRW Lifetime Service Warranty covers workmanship on all windows or doors that NGRW installs for as long as you live in your home. There will not be any trip charges, service charges or labor charges incurred. The lifetime service warranty is paired with the Infinity from Marvin Windows Limited Lifetime Product Warranty, and the combination of the two ensures that both windows and any replacement services are covered for the life of the windows.

Next, you should confirm how the warranty covers materials and manufacturing defects. Infinity Windows Limited Lifetime Warranty The Infinity Windows warranty assures that, “the Ultrex fiberglass and other non-glass components will be free from manufacturing defects for as long as you own and occupy the home.” If the building is not a single-family dwelling or the ownership of the home is transferred, these parts are still covered from point of installation for 10 years after by a 10/20 Limited Warranty.

The warranty also protects against manufacturing defects of hardware in coastal applications, glass and Ultrex fiberglass finish for 10 years from the original date of product purchase, and insulating glass with stainless spacers are covered against failure for 20 years. So, while a failed glass is not covered by a warranty forever, the 10/20 Limited Warranty does cover defects and damages for a decade and more.

We know our customers to be discerning and educated homeowners. The length of our warranty speaks to the faith we have in our products and our work and gives you the peace of mind that your investment is secure through the years. Contact us today for a free proposal or to schedule a free, in-home consultation.

Prepare for Colder Months with Our Fiberglass Window Sale

Friday, September 29th, 2017

Infinity Windows

Tired of drawing the curtains and closing the blinds to cool down your house? Darkness isn’t always the answer. With the proper window technology, early fall temperatures in the 70s and 80s won’t find a way inside. Infinity from Marvin fiberglass windows can withstand the heat, lower your energy bill without sacrificing sunlight and make sure you’re ready to face the colder days ahead.

North Georgia Replacement Windows fiberglass window sale is happening now. This makes it easy to be proactive and get the windows you want, save money on energy bills, and gain peace of mind at the same time.

Install Now and Pay Less

Although fall is officially here, Georgia’s warm temperatures will continue well into October. For a limited time, we’re offering 15% off your entire order and $100 off each window when you purchase Infinity fiberglass windows from Marvin. This means you are getting a superior window at a lower price, for more energy savings and a cooler living space. According to the American Architectural Manufacturer’s Association, fiberglass can withstand extremely high heat deflection temperatures, making them less likely to warp and let in unwanted water and air. This temperature resistance guarantees a better performance and a longer lifespan for your windows.

Get Ready for Colder Months

It’s hard to imagine winter months during the warmth of early fall, but cold windows and drafty air are around the corner. Lower temperatures outside can cause glass temperatures on old windows to drop. Cold glass cools the indoor air near the window and perpetuates an air pattern that accelerates heat loss, according to Efficient Windows Collaborative. Installing fiberglass windows that can resist extreme temperatures will enable your home to span the seasons. Prepare now: Take advantage of our fiberglass window sale, and your home will be draft-free throughout the winter months. High-performance windows like Infinity from Marvin have higher interior window temperatures, and they can ensure a warmer winter.

Fiberglass windows are an investment that saves money year round, making Infinity from Marvin the best choice for all seasons. Call now to learn more about our limited time offer, or claim your savings online today.

Tips for Cleaning Fiberglass Windows

Friday, September 29th, 2017

Cleaning fibeglass windows

Ease of maintenance is one of the many advantages of window frames made of fiberglass. These windows don’t warp, weather, crack or discolor as other window frames do, even after many years. However, cleaning fiberglass windows regularly keeps them looking their best.

Cleaning Products

Using non-abrasive, gentle detergents and soft cloths is the key to removing dirt and grime from high-quality fiberglass windows without damaging them. Infinity from Marvin fiberglass windows are made from patented Ultrex® Fiberglass. To protect the special coating on Ultrex fiberglass, Marvin recommends cleaning with warm soap and water.

Also, homeowners should only use the recommended detergents at standard strength for domestic use and apply the product gently with a non-abrasive cleaning cloth. If harsher chemicals or abrasive cleaning materials are used, the surface could develop permanent scratches or other damage.

Cleaning Fiberglass Windows

  • Brush away spiderwebs, bugs and other loose materials clinging to the frames using a long-handled, soft-bristled broom.
  • Dilute the cleaning solution to a standard household strength according to the instructions on the label.
  • Apply the diluted solution to a soft cloth and gently wipe the Ultrex® surface, removing the surface dirt without rubbing or scrubbing.
  • Don’t use paint thinner, solvents or other harsh chemicals to clean Ultrex® windows.
  • For stubborn stains, test more aggressive cleaners on a small, inconspicuous area and rinse thoroughly with plenty of clean water.

With regular cleaning but very little other maintenance, Infinity from Marvin fiberglass windows look as good as new for decades. What’s more, cleaning fiberglass windows isn’t difficult, providing the homeowner sticks to using gentle products to avoid damaging the special coating. For more information on fiberglass windows, contact North Georgia Replacement Windows.

Why You Should Consider Installing Sliding Doors This Fall

Thursday, September 28th, 2017

Fall is the perfect time to upgrade your home by installing sliding doors. Whether you’re replacing a current patio or French door or remodeling your home, a sliding door offers significant benefits over a single panel that opens inward or outward. Here are some of the advantages to consider.

Better Use of space

You don’t need to have a cramped indoor room, deck or patio to appreciate the better use of space that a sliding door offers over doors that swing open and closed. Also, the visibility provided by sliding doors means that accidentally opening a door into someone can be avoided.

Ease of Opening

If you’ve ever tried to balance a tray of drinks in one hand and open a regular door with the other hand, the benefits of a sliding door are clear. With a light push, they open easily, gliding along rails at the top and bottom of the door. Another light push is all that’s required to close them again, quickly sealing cool or warm air inside and bugs outside.

Brings the Outdoors In

The large glass panes of a sliding door allow natural light into the home and offer a broad view of the deck, patio, yard or surrounding landscape. As a result, sliding doors improve the flow between the home and the outdoors, whatever the season or weather. What’s more, you can improve this effect by selecting the Infinity from Marvin Patio Door. This sliding door’s strong, durable Ultrex® fiberglass construction means it has an exceptionally narrow frame, which maximizes the glass area of the door.

Energy Efficiency

Allowing more natural light into the home can increase indoor heat and fade furnishings, which puts some people off installing doors that have vast areas of glass. However, you can put your worries about increased air conditioning costs or decor damage to rest. Energy-efficient glass in a sliding door blocks ultraviolet light while allowing harmless rays through. Be sure to ask for Low-E glass. This energy-efficient glass includes one or more metallic coatings that reduce the harmful effects of natural light.


Secure locks are essential when it comes to installing any new door in the home. Some sliding door models like the Infinity Replacement Sliding Patio Door offer the additional security of a foot bolt, and you can select doors that have a hook-over lock, which makes it impossible to lift the sliding portion of the door out of its frame.


As well as all the practical benefits of sliding doors, another good reason to install them is to improve the appearance of the home. Top-of-the-range models like the Infinity Sliding French Door feature a wide selection of exterior and interior finishes, along with the choice of energy-efficient, specialty and decorative glass, and plain glass or divided-light. Alternatively, you could opt for a narrow style sliding patio door, as these complement most housing styles.

A sliding door upgrades the appearance of a home, saves space, improves natural light indoors and offers a range of other benefits. As a long-term investment, it’s worth purchasing top-quality doors that offer the best appearance and advantages. For more information on installing sliding doors, contact an expert at North Georgia Replacement Windows.