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What Are the Benefits of Natural Light in Your Home?

Monday, March 27th, 2017

Have you ever stepped outside on a sunny day and immediately felt your spirits lift? Natural light improves our mood, helps us sleep well, and is generally good for our health. It would follow, then, that the more natural light you can bring into your home, the better off you and your family will be. Read on for the many benefits of letting the sunshine in.

Mood Improvement

Sunshine really does bring happiness. Scientists believe that our brains produce serotonin—the ‛happy’ hormone—in response to natural light, and that we can become depressed when we don’t receive enough. Psychiatrists recommend 30 minutes of sunlight exposure per day to help prevent the blues.

Regulation of Sleep-Wake Cycles

Exposure to the blue light in sunlight regulates our circadian rhythms, which tell our bodies when to sleep and when to wake. As we age, our eyes absorb less of the blue-spectrum light, and that can lead to insomnia and disturbed sleep patterns. What’s more, poor sleep is related to illnesses like heart disease.

Eyesight Benefits

Straining your eyes in poor light can cause permanent damage. Natural light is much stronger than artificial illumination, and it can help prevent eye strain when reading, watching TV or working at a computer. Natural light also promotes healthy eye development in children and reduces the risk of developing nearsightedness.

Vitamin D Production

When exposed to sunlight, our skin produces Vitamin D, an essential vitamin that helps prevent cancer, heart disease and weight gain, among other health conditions.

Reduced Mold and Mildew

Mold, mildew and bacteria build up in dark, damp areas of the home and can cause chronic respiratory illnesses. Filling these dimly lit areas with natural light helps disinfect them and discourages the growth of harmful organisms.

Other Natural Light Benefits

Bringing sunlight into your home isn’t only healthy, it improves your home’s appearance. Less frame and more glass in Infinity from Marvin fiberglass windows give your home’s interior a light, airy feel that looks attractive and is pleasant to live in. Also, while you’re indoors, you can enjoy the benefit of a better view of what’s happening outside, whether it’s watching the kids play, seeing approaching visitors or enjoying your garden.

Increasing the amount of natural light in your home may not seem like an important feature when making improvements, but installing windows that allow more sunlight in can improve your family’s health and mood while adding to the overall quality of home life. Being able to enjoy sunlight indoors and an upgraded view to the outdoors is a difference you’ll appreciate.

For more information on Infinity from Marvin fiberglass windows, contact North Georgia Replacement Windows.

 

Why NG Windows Is Georgia’s Choice for Window Replacement

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

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Choosing a contractor to work on your home can be a time-consuming and challenging decision. With so many options in the greater Atlanta area, finding a company that is trustworthy, reliable, and has the best products and craftsmanship can mean long searches online, reading dozens of reviews, and asking friends and neighbors for recommendations. As homeowners ourselves, we know this better than anyone. That’s why when we founded North Georgia Replacement Windows, we set our sights on being not just the best in Atlanta, but the best in the whole state. To do that, we had to understand what “ordinary” contractors did, and how we could provide a higher level of service for all our customers.

 

When you work with a bad contractor, the signs are obvious from the start. Sleazy salesmen, bad advice, shoddy products, poor craftsmanship, long work delays, rising costs, unreliable customer service… the list goes on and on. From day one, we’ve taken steps to fight these cliché issues with contractors and make our company one that people can trust for their home improvement needs. Here’s a few of the many reasons we are Georgia’s choice for window replacement!

 

We’re Straight Talkers

Every customer deserves a fair deal and respect. Too many contractors give the industry a bad name by selling hardworking homeowners a product or service they don’t need at a price that isn’t fair. At NG Windows, we’re honest with every person that comes in the door, giving a fair quote and an honest assessment of how we can help. By providing this concierge level of service, we have built a customer base that would recommend us to their neighbors 98% of the time! Everywhere you look online, our reviews speak for themselves. Doing business the right way from the first conversation all the way until the project is complete is the only way we operate.

 

We Only Offer the Best Products and Service

When you talk to NG Windows, you can rest assured knowing we only sell the highest quality products and have them installed by our fully certified team. But just because we sell the best products doesn’t mean they will cost you an arm and a leg. We have a variety of financing options to help you get your replacement windows taken care of without breaking the bank. Best of all, our warranty guarantees if you have any issues, we won’t stop until we’ve found a solution. We take great pride in our work, the products we offer, the team that makes it all happen, and every happy customer we help.

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We’ve Earned Respect

It’s one thing to run a great company, but it’s another to be recognized for all the consistent and trustworthy work we put in. That’s why we were so honored to be named Window and Door Magazine’s “Dealer of the Year in the Homeowner Market,” chosen out of thousands of contractors around the country. Additionally, our manufacturer partners recognize our skill and reliability. As Georgia’s only Infinity from Marvin authorized retailer, we have earned the respect of one of the leaders in window products and are proud to sell and install their amazing fiberglass windows. We’re proud to have built a reputation of quality amongst our many customers, neighbors, and industry partners.

 

Too many times, we talk to customers that went with another contractor and were sold an inferior product that has cost them more time, energy, and money. If you’re looking for a Georgia contractor that will treat you with respect and deliver on their promises, look no further than North Georgia Replacement Windows. Have questions about your windows and want to know if it’s time to replace them? NG Windows can help you understand your options. Come by and visit us at our showroom at 1210 Warsaw Rd., Suite 1000, Roswell, GA 30076, or give us a call at 770.888.1604 to schedule a free consultation and see why we are Georgia’s number one choice!

5 Reasons To Consider Infinity Fiberglass Windows

Monday, December 19th, 2016

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Making big home improvement decisions can be challenging. When you own a home and have so much to maintain, when something needs replacing, it can be difficult to find time to understand all your options. Replacing your windows is a perfect example. Maybe it’s been years since you bought new windows, or maybe you’ve never bought them before, but the industry is changing, and new fiberglass windows are providing homeowners like you better performance, beauty, and reliability than ever before. Best of all, they are more affordable than ever and have the lowest maintenance costs of any window material. If you’re thinking about replacing your windows, here are five reasons to consider Infinity from Marvin Fiberglass Replacement Windows.

 

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Should You Fix Or Replace Your Drafty Windows?

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

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With colder weather slowly rolling into Georgia, you may notice your windows letting out some of your warm air and allowing in cold air. This can be a huge frustration for homeowners, resulting in uncomfortable temperatures at home and extra costs on your heating bills all winter. It can be hard to know if your windows just need a quick fix to get through the winter, or if it’s time to get them replaced. Let’s take a look at why your windows can get drafty, how to craft a short-term fix, and when you should replace them.

 

There are many reasons a window can lose its seal and start becoming drafty. Sometimes it’s poor workmanship, and not having the window correctly installed can mean air slips through in and out of the home. Often times the putty can become brittle and chip away, leaving the window rattling in the window and allowing cold air in. But most often in Georgia, the culprit is warping from the extreme changes in weather from season to season, as glass and frames can bend and distort the seal as they heat up and cool down. Any and all of these reasons can damage your window over time and lead to problems with drafts.

 

If you want a quick-fix for your drafty windows, you have a few different options. First, you can cover the window with plastic film and heat it with a hair dryer to get an airtight “drum” effect in the window that can help a room retain up to 55% off its heat. It’s affordable and quick to install, but can be an eyesore, and speaking from experience, doesn’t last long in a house with cats or dogs who will be scratching away.

 

Another option involves a simple draft snake. Often used under doors, they can be very effective for windows as a simple and attractive way to block out cold drafts and keep warm air inside. If you don’t want to buy one, making one is as simple as filling a long tube sock with dry rice. It won’t get your room into Better Homes and Gardens, but it gets the job done!

 

Finally, applying a roll of rope caulk around your windows can help block out the cold drafts and keep your home warm. This is an easy and affordable option to help keep air from escaping and won’t ruin your windows when you remove it in the spring. It’s easy to install and can be easily cut and customized for windows of all shapes and sizes.

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For some windows, these fixes are good enough for you to get through the winter without spending an arm and a leg on your heating bills. But these are temporary fixes that won’t last, and more often than not, the hassle and cost of keeping a bad window outweighs getting a real replacement. For the temperamental Georgia weather, we recommend looking at the Marvin Infinity fiberglass window. The window won’t warp in hot weather and cause drafts during the winter, requires a small and simple frame because of its sturdy construction, and has beautiful wood window design that provides your home with the best view possible. Imagine a winter without drafty windows and crazy heating bills! The Marvin Infinity fiberglass window may be the answer to your drafty window issues this winter.

 

Have questions about your windows and want to know if it’s time to replace them? Get an expert opinion and leave the cheap DIY fixes behind! North Georgia Replacement Windows can answer your questions and help you understand your options. Come by and visit us at our showroom at 1210 Warsaw Rd., Suite 1000, Roswell, GA 30076, or give us a call at 770.888.1604 to schedule a free consultation and learn about the best window options for your home!


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3 Reasons to Avoid Vinyl Window Replacement in Georgia

Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

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For decades, vinyl has been the go-to material for replacement windows because of the low upfront cost and promise of “lifetime guarantees.” As the years pass, window materials have evolved, but many vendors are still pushing vinyl windows, and customers are buying them. At North Georgia Replacement Windows, we’ve seen it all when it comes to window replacement in Georgia; as a result, we know which materials provide the best lifetime value, energy savings, reliability, and beauty for your home. When you take a hard look at vinyl windows, there are many clear reasons to go another direction. (more…)

Treat Your Home to Infinity Fiberglass Windows

Tuesday, December 8th, 2015

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The holiday season might not seem like the ideal time to purchase replacement windows.  But, there’s actually no better time.  How many people upgrade their vehicles as Christmas presents?  How many people are going to get new ski equipment and trips to the Rockies to use it?  Why not give the gift of a better home?  Why not give the gift of Marvin Infinity Fiberglass Windows. (more…)

4 Things That You Should Know About Fiberglass Windows

Thursday, November 19th, 2015

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What was once considered a niche product is now the platinum standard for new windows.  Previously we posted about vinyl and wood windows, the two most popular windows.  By consumer standards, fiberglass has a ways to go befoe it catches up with wood and vinyl.  By industry standards, fiberglass has not only caught up but surpassed any other material available for replacement windows.

Fiberglass windows don’t simply replace your current windows, they upgrade your entire house.  The resale value of your home will actually go up.  While vinyl windows are virtually maintenance free, fiberglass windows are completely maintenance free. While wood windows have a traditional look, fiberglass windows are customizable as well.  Not every window is for every person or every house, but, fiberglass windows might just be the compromise many homes need to keep their charm and still upgrade to today’s standards. (more…)

Purchasing the Right Windows for Your Home and Climate

Monday, March 30th, 2015

Whether you’re replacing your windows as part of a major home renovation project or simply because they’re old, make sure the replacement windows you choose are appropriate for the weather in your location.

As a trusted North Georgia windows replacement company, we’ve helped hundreds of our clients choose windows for their homes that are well-suited to the climate where they live. Below are some pointers to keep in mind to help you make the right window choices no matter where you call home.

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NG Windows Is Euro-Wall’s Preferred Atlanta Distributor

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

We have distinguished ourselves from other contractors doing window replacement in Atlanta, Ga., with our superior customer service. However, did you know that even door and window suppliers love working with us? Out of all of the Atlanta replacement windows installation companies in Atlanta, Euro-Wall has chosen North Georgia Replacement Windows as its preferred Atlanta distributor.

We are very pleased with this designation and are thrilled to be able to offer our customers the superior quality of Euro-Wall’s products.

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Check Out North Georgia Replacement Window’s Door Selection

Thursday, June 12th, 2014

Here at North Georgia Replacement Windows, we have always prided ourselves on our wide selection of replacement window options, but did you know that we have a superior collection of fiberglass, wood clad and wrought iron entry doors and interior doors as well?

The Best Door Selection

We have a larger selection of low maintenance door options than any of our competitors. Within our expansive showroom, we have more than 50 different sample doors for you to consider, and we have catalogs of additional choices if those aren’t exactly what you are looking for.

Our doors come in a variety of sizes and finishes, including fiberglass, vinyl, wood, composite and metal. We are proud to carry the door brands that you trust, including ThermaTru Doors, Falcon Storm Doors, Clark Hall Iron Doors, WeatherShield and more.

Conversion Challenges Are No Problem!

Our customers often come to us explaining that they would like to convert a single door with sidelights and transoms into a double door entry, but that they have run into several of our competitors who claim it simply cannot be done. These companies claim that window sidelight sizes in Atlanta are too small as they are typically 10 inches wide instead of 12 or 14 inches like they are in the rest of the country.

Because we live and work in Atlanta and the metro area, we understand the unique sizing needs Atlanta homes have, and we custom-install our doors to meet those needs. Whatever your custom build concerns are, we will help you to find a solution instead of claiming that it’s a problem.

Come on Down to the Showroom

If you are looking to replace your existing doors, we encourage you to come down to our showroom. You can either make an appointment or just walk in — either way, a member of our sales team will be happy to walk you through our options and discuss your renovation with you. When you find the door that you love, we encourage you to go ahead and request a free proposal for the replacement. We will provide you with a quick and accurate project proposal so that you will be able to make a decision about your replacement.

Once you decide to go ahead with installing new doors, our skilled craftsmen will work diligently to ensure that your renovation goes quickly while simultaneously providing results that you will love for years to come. Call us today at 770-888-1604 or visit our showroom at the corner of Warsaw Road and Mansell Road in Roswell.