The latest from Windsor Windows & Doors.

New product launches. Safety initiatives. Community involvement. You can always find important Windsor Windows & Doors news right here, including press releases, feature stories from the company and headlines about the industry.

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Stylish, Prefinished Interiors

Thu, May 6, 2021

​In December 2020, Windsor expanded its prefinished interior program by adding eight new stains and a clear coat interior to our interior finish options.

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Windsor Volunteers Complete First Project of 2020

Mon, Mar 30, 2020

The first employee home makeover of 2020 was awarded to Jose Marin Franco of Windsor’s West Des Moines plant.​

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Everybody Wins When Getting Involved

Mon, Dec 16, 2019

Windsor Norwalk Employees Volunteer every other Wednesday with Everybody Reads! Iowa.

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Expressing Gratitude for our Employees

Tue, Nov 26, 2019

​Windsor Windows & Doors dedicated a full week recently to celebrating our remarkable employees. Every day our people come to work knowing they have an opportunity to make a difference. This is an important attribute that we recognize and appreciate throughout our workplace.

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Windsor volunteers step up to help a dedicated co-worker in need

Thu, Nov 14, 2019

The most recent Windsor Employee Home Makeover was awarded to Mary Deming of the Norwalk facility.

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Windsor Employees Growing Stronger Together at the Piedmont Community Walk

Thu, Oct 31, 2019

​25 Windsor Employees participate in the Piedmont Community Walk in Monroe, CA on Saturday, October 19.

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Windows Make the Room in the 2019 Southeastern Designer Showhouse

Tue, Sep 24, 2019

​If clothes “make the man,” as Mark Twain famously said, then windows make the room, at least as far as we’re concerned — and prominent home designers agree. 

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Demonstrating Windsor Values at the Food Bank of Iowa

Tue, Sep 17, 2019

20 Windsor employees volunteered their time at the Food Bank of Iowa on August 21 and 22.

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Add Subtle Sophistication with Windsor’s NEW Matte Finishes

Wed, Sep 11, 2019

Introducing Seven Clad Colors in a Trendy New Matte Finish from Windsor Windows & Doors

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Revamping The Home of A Dedicated Windsor Employee

Tue, Sep 3, 2019

Luis Rifas Ocha, from Windsor’s West Des Moines Plant, was the most recent recipient of an employee home makeover.

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Giving Back to Employees Who Make a Difference Every Day

Mon, Aug 26, 2019

​This season’s home makeover project was awarded to Shelby Moree. Shelby has been a key member of the parts department at the North Carolina facility for two years now, preparing glass stops and other parts that are distributed to the window assembly lines. 

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Windows of Opportunity with Mark Rieser: Powder Coat Paint Line

Thu, Aug 1, 2019

​Every team and every department takes Windsor Windows and Doors' "ETDBW" motto seriously — but the Powder Coat Paint Line crew really wowed President Mark Rieser.

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Extreme Heat Can’t Beat Windsor’s Volunteer Spirit

Mon, Jul 29, 2019

Windsor volunteers are at it again, braving the scorching heat last week to complete two home projects for Habitat for Humanity on the hottest days of the summer so far, Thursday, July 18 and Friday, July 19.

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Windsor Employees Saving Lives In Little-To-No Time

Thu, Jul 11, 2019

Windsor recently hosted OneBlood’s Big Red Bus at their North Carolina facility on Friday, June 21.

Keywords: blood drive, oneblood, big red bus, community involvement, blood donation, monroe community
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Windows of Opportunity with Mark Rieser: Warehouse Manager

Tue, Jul 9, 2019

​​There’s much more to a warehouse position than just stocking items. Windsor Windows and Doors President Mark Rieser found that out first-hand when he spent a day on the job with Warehouse Manager David Sheesley in June.

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Making a Difference For The Community Shelter with Windsor Windows & Doors

Fri, Jun 28, 2019

​Windsor was proud to donate windows for The Community Shelter of Union County’s brand new facility located in Monroe, North Carolina. 

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Celebrating 65 Years of Quality Craftsmanship

Mon, Jun 17, 2019

​Woodgrain employees enjoyed a festive break from their daily routine to celebrate 65 years in business.

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Windows of Opportunity with Mark Rieser: Quality Assurance

Fri, Jun 14, 2019

​​Your next Windsor window may have received a very important seal of approval: Windsor Windows and Doors President Mark Rieser’s.

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Windsor Employees Team Up To Volunteer For The Iowa Special Olympics

Tue, Jun 11, 2019

​​Through teamwork and encouragement we are able to achieve our goals and reach new levels we never thought possible. That’s why the Special Olympics Iowa Summer Games has become a Windsor staff and community favorite for so many years.

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Windsor Windows & Doors Receives A+ Rating From Better Business Bureau

Mon, Apr 22, 2019

Windsor Windows and Doors has received an A+ rating, the highest possible rating a company can achieve from the Better Business Bureau. 

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How to Childproof Windows in Your Home

Mon, Apr 1, 2019

​Window Safety Week is the perfect time to assess the windows in your home for optimal safety and protection, including childproofing with sash limiters, WOCDs, window guards and more.

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Lending a Helping Hand to a Dedicated Windsor Employee

Wed, Jan 30, 2019

​​The most recent recipient of Windsor’s Employee Home Make Over was awarded to longtime employee, Bernarda Flores Caison.

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A Windsor Employee will Enjoy a Newly Updated Kitchen this Holiday Season

Fri, Dec 21, 2018

​The recipient of this makeover, Fatima Cordova, is a well-deserving employee who has worked with Windsor for the past few years on our Pinnacle patio door line. She and her husband needed to update the kitchen in their home. 

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Windsor Volunteers Warming Employee Homes and Hearts with New Windows & Doors

Mon, Dec 10, 2018

​The North Carolina Employee Makeover Committee has completed another exciting home improvement project.  The recipient of this makeover, Landon Roach, is well-deserving employee who has worked with Windsor for 19 years.  

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Windsor Windows & Doors Announces New Director of Manufacturing

Fri, Nov 30, 2018

​WEST DES MOINES, IA – Windsor Windows & Doors, a leading maker of windows and doors, announced today that Kent Tindell has been promoted to Director of Manufacturing for the Window Division, replacing Richard Stephens who will be retiring after serving as Chief Operating Officer for eight years.

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Windsor Windows & Doors Announces Retirement of Chief Operating Officer

Fri, Nov 30, 2018

​WEST DES MOINES, IA – Windsor Windows & Doors, a leading maker of windows and doors, has announced the retirement of Richard Stephens, Chief Operating Officer. Stephens will officially retire effective December 31, 2018.

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Another Employee Home Makeover Completed in the Nick of Time

Wed, Nov 21, 2018

​Windsor’s Employee Home Makeover program was awarded to Windsor employee Cintia Montiel, who recently purchased a townhome with her husband, Janner.  

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Windsor Employees Help Revitalize a Flood-Devastated Neighborhood

Thu, Nov 8, 2018

Windsor employees' most recent Habitat build will help revive a once-thriving community destroyed by two floods.

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​Your Window Covering Safety Month Checklist

Fri, Oct 26, 2018

Witches, goblins and ghosts may make October a scary month for many, but nothing is more frightening to parents than safety risks to their children. That’s why October is the perfect time for Window Covering Safety Month. If you have small children—and even if you don’t—it’s a good time to assess the window coverings in your house and address any potential risks. Here are four safety issues to watch for and address during your home walk-through.

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Five Incredible New Homes Featuring Windsor Windows & Doors

Fri, Sep 28, 2018

​Thanks to our innovative products and unmatched quality, Windsor Windows & Doors have graced some of the most stunning homes in the country. From a streamlined, contemporary mountain home to a converted silo in Virginia, these are some of the most unique homes that have recently featured our windows and doors prominently in their designs.

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Windsor Plant Tour Opens Window to Another World

Mon, Sep 24, 2018

The Windsor Norwalk plant recently hosted of Kosovan diplomats from their sister city of Vushtrri, Kosovo.

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How to Choose the Right Style of Windows and Doors for Your House

Mon, Sep 17, 2018

​Choose the correct style of windows and doors to complement the style of your house with these tips from Windsor Windows & Doors.

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Employee Home Makeover: Making a House Ready for a Family

Thu, Aug 30, 2018

​Windsor employees come together to help a coworker get his house ready for a special arrival.

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Windsor Employees Lend a Hand at the Food Bank of Iowa's Mobile Pantry

Wed, Aug 29, 2018

Dozens of Windsor Windows & Doors employees were proud to pitch in to help the Food Bank of Iowa in July. 

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Employee Home Makeover: Making a House More Homey for a Windsor Family in North Carolina

Mon, Jul 9, 2018

A North Carolina employee is the recipient of our most recent Employee Home Makeover, including new flooring, landscaping and decking.

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Tips & Tricks: How to Integrate Smart Technology for Windows and Doors

Mon, Jul 2, 2018

From locking your door to pulling the shades down, you can control your entire home with just a few taps on your phone. Here are four ways you can customize your doors and windows for more convenience and interaction.

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Windsor Employees Rock the Block with Habitat for Humanity

Wed, Jun 20, 2018

Everyone deserves to know the feeling of having a safe, secure home protected from the elements. That's why we're so proud to continue our 13-year involvement with Greater Des Moines Habitat for Humanity.

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Windsor One-on-One: Kent Tindell, Corporate Director of Manufacturing

Thu, Jun 14, 2018

​Our Corporate Director of Manufacturing, Kent Tindell, has been in the business for almost 40 years. We sat down with him to get some thoughts, tips and advice on having a successful career.

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Windsor Employees Gain More Than They Give at Special Olympics Games

Tue, Jun 12, 2018

​Our employees may have donated their time and energy to Special Olympics Iowa in May, but they received so much more.

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Windsor Windows & Doors Announces Three New Product Enhancements

Thu, Jun 7, 2018

At Windsor Windows & Doors, we always strive to provide our customers with the latest in window and door technology and design, so we're excited to announce three new additions to our lineup of offerings.

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4 Door Trends to Watch For in 2018-2019

Tue, Jun 5, 2018

Our picks for the top 4 door trends of 2018-2019 are in! 

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Tips & Tricks: How to Fix 6 Common Sliding Glass Door Problems

Fri, Jun 1, 2018

​Trouble with your sliding glass doors? No worries. We've got the solutions to five of the most common issues.

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How to Work with Your Builder: Tips for a Better Experience

Sat, Apr 28, 2018

​Building a home and constantly making decisions about materials, layouts, windows, doors and finishes can be a stressful but rewarding process. Knowing how to work with your builder will make your home build go more smoothly — and these five tips are a great way to get started.

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5 Illuminating Reasons to Add Natural Daylight to Your Home

Mon, Apr 16, 2018 Adding natural light to a home’s architecture provides many benefits, from making a room look bigger to improving your mood. Also called “daylighting,” bringing natural light inside can be achieved by installing a variety of windows or doors. Read More »

People Behind The Projects: Homebuilder Roger MacPherson

Wed, Apr 11, 2018

​In this edition of the “People Behind the Projects Series” we talk with Roger MacPherson of MacPherson Construction & Design.

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Window Safety Week: How to Kid-Proof Your Windows

Tue, Apr 3, 2018

How safe and secure are your windows? Window Safety Week, April 1-7, is the perfect time assess your home's windows using these tips and considerations.

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Windows of Opportunity with Mark Rieser: Delivery Driver

Thu, Mar 22, 2018

​When Windsor Windows delivery driver Tim Reed arrived at work on Wednesday, January 9th, he was surprised to see a familiar face waiting to join him on this delivery route: Windsor Windows & Doors President Mark Rieser. 

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Making Dream Homes a Reality

Wed, Mar 14, 2018

​Windsor Windows & Doors recognizes that our success is due in large part to the hard work and dedication of our workers. Through the implementation of the Employee Home Makeover Program, Windsor has been able to give back to its hardworking employees, who help make dream homes come true every day.

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Employee Home Makeover: Basement Repair

Mon, Mar 12, 2018

​Casement Set-up Coordinator and 24-year Windsor Veteran, Kevin Kessler was the winner of this Employee Home Makeover project. The goal of this project was to make the necessary repairs to Kevin’s basement to improve the air quality for his wife, who due to a heart condition was unable to go into the basement to do laundry and store items.

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Windsor Windows & Doors

Fri, Mar 9, 2018

Everyone loves the spotless results of a good window-cleaning session, but no one loves to do it. With these 10 cleaning hacks, you can work smarter, not harder — and keep your windows looking and working their best.

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Windsor Volunteers Complete 5th Employee Home Makeover

Mon, Feb 12, 2018

The Windsor team took on another challenge and completed our 5th Employee Home Makeover project in late-January. This is the first makeover conducted by our North Carolina facility and awarded to a North Carolina plant employee. 

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Woodgrain’s Window Division is Proud to be Safe

Fri, Feb 2, 2018

The Window Division of Woodgrain Millwork has been awarded the 2017 President’s Safety award.

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Windsor Windows & Doors Set to Move Production into New Iowa Facility

Wed, Jan 24, 2018

​WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, January 24, 2017 – Windsor Windows & Doors, a leading brand of residential windows and patio doors, has announced the scheduled move into the new 160,000 square-foot Norwalk, IA facility.

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Windsor Windows & Doors Set to Expand Production with New Iowa Facility

Fri, Jan 19, 2018

Adam Tillgren, the project manager for this expansion, stated “The City of Norwalk, Simonson Architecture and Downing Construction, along with many other business partners have been outstanding to work with. They have made the execution of this building project a very manageable process.” 

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Learn more about our commitment to quality window and door construction

Mon, Jan 15, 2018

Learn more about the exacting standards that each of our products meet to ensure the beauty, performance and craftsmanship you’ve come to expect from Windsor’s windows and doors.

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Fourth Time Around – Windsor’s Employee Home Makeover Project

Wed, Nov 15, 2017

Windsor volunteers are back at it again!  Nong Snyder, a 16-year Windsor employee and a Machine Operator on the Glass Line was the winner of the fourth Home Makeover Project.  The project, originally scheduled for the 26th and 27th of October, got underway a day early due to cold weather.  

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Fall Seasonal Maintenance for Windows

Wed, Nov 15, 2017

​As the weather becomes cooler, it’s important to inspect your windows and doors before the snow actually starts to fly. While some of the activities will seem intuitive, others may easily be forgotten.

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Windsor One-on-One: Clay Coppock

Mon, Oct 30, 2017

​Get to know Windsor's Production Manager at Windsor Windows & Doors in our West Des Moines location.

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Windsor’s Monroe Facility Celebrates 25 Years

Thu, Sep 28, 2017

​Windsor Windows & Doors North Carolina production facility celebrated their 25th anniversary during a special event held on Friday, September 22, 2017.

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Windsor One-on-One: Meet Mike Billingsley

Tue, Sep 5, 2017

​Get to know Windsor’s Testing and Certification Manager.

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​Windsor President Mark Rieser to Serve on WDMA Board

Wed, Aug 23, 2017

​The Window & Door Manufacturers Association serves as the industry advocate for safety, energy, economic and environmental policies.

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Lessons Learned on RAGBRAI

Tue, Aug 15, 2017

​Check out photos from the Windsor team’s 411-mile two-wheeled trek across Iowa.

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People Behind the Projects: Builder Rod Cullum [VIDEO]

Thu, Aug 10, 2017

​Check out our interview with award-winning builder Rod Cullum of Cullum Homes.

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The New Narrow Stile Patio Door: Less Wood, More Light

Tue, Aug 1, 2017

​Windsor’s new narrow door complements today’s Contemporary design trends.

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​Windsor’s North Carolina Facility Contributes to Local Habitat Project

Wed, Jul 26, 2017

​Windsor windows will ensure family enjoys energy efficiency in their new Habitat for Humanity home.

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​Meet the Dream Home that Makes a Difference

Tue, Jul 25, 2017

​Windsor is proud to donate windows and doors to the 2017 St. Jude Dream Home in North Carolina.

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Windsor Helps Feed Hungry with Food Bank of Iowa

Thu, Jul 20, 2017

​Windsor volunteers helped package thousands of nutritious meals to be distributed to Iowans in need.

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​Windsor Helps Improve Homes for Habitat for Humanity

Mon, Jul 10, 2017

​Windsor volunteers donate their time for families in need.

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Windsor Sponsors Winning Car at Iowa NASCAR Race

Fri, Jun 23, 2017

​The No. 9 Axalta Chevrolet took the victory lap at the American Ethanol E15 250.

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Windsor Gives Back with Third Employee Home Makeover

Mon, Jun 19, 2017

​Windsor volunteers come together to help make home improvements for a coworker.

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​Windsor Team Volunteers at the Iowa Special Olympics

Mon, Jun 5, 2017

An event filled with high-fives and unforgettable memories.

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How to Open Your Door to the Perfect Patio

Thu, May 25, 2017

​Tips to create the perfect outdoor space for summer.

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Go Bold with New Textured Black

Mon, May 22, 2017

​Add deep, rich color and rugged character to a home with Windsor’s latest clad color.

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Windsor to Expand Production with New Iowa Facility

Fri, May 19, 2017

​The planned 160,000 square-foot facility will house the production of windows and patio doors. 

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New Euro Sliding Patio Door Handle Now Available

Mon, May 8, 2017

​Windsor continues to expand its Contemporary design options with a sleek new door handle option. 

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Windsor’s North Carolina Facility Wins Safety Award

Wed, Apr 26, 2017

​The Union County Chamber of Commerce recognizes Windsor's commitment to worker safety.

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Spring Cleaning Tips for Washing Your Windows

Mon, Apr 24, 2017

Make sure you’re getting the best view from your windows this season.

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WOCDs & What They Mean for Window Safety

Thu, Apr 13, 2017

​Find out how Windsor is adding safety measures to help prevent falls from windows.

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12 Signs Your Windows are Ready for Replacement

Fri, Mar 24, 2017

​Use this checklist to help determine if your windows may be due for an upgrade.

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Introducing Windsor’s 90-Degree Corner Window

Fri, Mar 24, 2017

Expand your views and open up more opportunities with the latest product in Windsor's Contemporary lineup. 

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Windsor Honors Employee Milestones

Mon, Mar 6, 2017

​Windsor recognizes long-time employees with special luncheon in celebration of their contributions.

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What People Love About Windsor

Tue, Feb 14, 2017

​Share the love! Read these real testimonials from real customers who love Windsor products.

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Windsor Featured in Cullum Homes' Award-Winner

Thu, Feb 9, 2017

Arizona's Cullum Homes featured Windsor Pinnacle windows & doors in their Development of the Year

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Windsor Dealer Meek's Named Entrepreneur of the Year

Thu, Jan 26, 2017

LBM Journal recently recognized Meek's The Builders Choice as its 2017 Entrepreneur of the Year.   

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Living Stone Construction Owner Honored at IBS 2017

Thu, Jan 19, 2017

​Sean and Laura Sullivan enjoyed an eventful week at the 2017 International Builders’ Show in Orlando.

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How to Match Hardware to Your Home’s Design

Tue, Jan 10, 2017

​Are you a Champagne or a Satin Nickel? Find out with this walk-thru of hardware styles and learn how they can fit your home's personality.

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Windsor Kicks Off Second "Employee Home Makeover"

Tue, Dec 27, 2016

​Check out details and pictures from Windsor’s second Employee Home Makeover renovation project.

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Windsor Distributor Wins Prestigious Award

Wed, Dec 21, 2016

​The North Carolina homebuilder Classica Homes earned the Gold Award from National Housing Quality & Professional Builder Magazine.

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​Window Condensation & How to Control It

Mon, Nov 21, 2016

​Are you experiencing frosty, foggy or icy windows? Here a few tips to help put an end to condensation.

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Prepare Your Home During Fire Prevention Week

Mon, Oct 10, 2016

Fire Prevention Week is October 9-15, 2016. Check out a few tips to help protect your family in the event of a fire. 

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Back to School, Back to Safety

Fri, Sep 16, 2016

​With classes back in session, it’s the perfect time to teach children about window safety. Read these tips to help keep your little learners safe.

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How to Find Your Window’s Energy Performance

Tue, Aug 30, 2016

​Looking for the perfect window to withstand the freezing temps of Grand Forks, North Dakota? Need a solution for the scorching hot summers in Phoenix, Arizona? Each home requires a different level of energy performance — whether it’s based on regional requirements or homeowner’s preference.

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Windsor Launches "Employee Home Makeover" Program

Thu, Aug 25, 2016

Windsor's “Employee Home Makeover” will help improve the lives of team members who dedicate every day to making other people's homes better and brighter. (UPDATED)

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Windsor Volunteers Make a Difference at Special Olympics Summer Games

Mon, Aug 15, 2016

Windsor Windows & Doors understands the importance of teamwork and cheering each other on. In May 2016, Windsor employees had the chance to find inspiration as they cheered on another group of hardworking individuals: the Special Olympics athletes of Iowa.

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Window Division Wins 2015 President's Safety Award

Tue, May 17, 2016

Windsor's commitment to worker safety helped Woodgrain's window division earn top safety honors two years in a row.

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Windsor Windows & Doors Joins WDMA

Tue, Mar 29, 2016

​West Des Moines, IA – The Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) announced today that Windsor Windows & Doors is the newest member of the association.

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Windsor Windows & Doors introduces new line of pocket replacement windows

Mon, Mar 21, 2016

​West Des Moines, IA – Windsor Windows & Doors, a leading maker of windows and doors, today announced its newest product line: Revive™ pocket replacement windows.

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Introducing Revive Pocket Replacement Windows

Fri, Mar 11, 2016

​Windsor Windows & Doors is proud to announce our newest product line: Revive pocket replacement windows. 

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See Windsor on Animal Planet’s "Treehouse Masters"

Fri, Dec 18, 2015

​​Don't miss your chance to see Pinnacle products on the Animal Planet show "Treehouse Masters."

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Windsor Congratulates Classica Homes for Being Awarded Charlotte’s “Builder of the Year”

Mon, Apr 27, 2015

Classica Homes was named the "2015 Builder of the Year" by the Charlotte Homebuilders Association (CHA).

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Windsor Featured on Remodeling Show “Fix It & Finish It"

Sun, Nov 23, 2014

​​Louisville couple Patrick and Rachel Mahoney received new Windsor windows as part of their featured renovation on the new hit home improvement series, "Fix It & Finish It."

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Windsor Windows & Doors Adds Powder Coat Paint

Wed, Apr 9, 2014

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – A newly installed aluminum extrusion powder coat paint line will allow Windsor Windows and Doors to paint its aluminum cladding in-house, as well as offer its customers more color choices in a more durable finish.

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Controlling Window Condensation

Wed, Apr 2, 2014

Extreme weather conditions can lead to increased issues of condensation within a home. Condensation may be found on metal or glass surfaces, especially surfaces near wall openings, such as windows and doors.

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Celebrating 60 Years of Woodgrain

Thu, Mar 20, 2014

Woodgrain, the parent company of several wood material manufacturing companies including Windsor Windows & Doors, is celebrating its 60th anniversary in 2014.

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Tips for Upgrading Home Windows from

Tue, Mar 18, 2014

Windsor windows are featured in a helpful article on, a popular home improvement website.

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Windsor Windows Featured in Unique Silo Home

Tue, Jan 21, 2014

A unique home stands just outside Springfield, Missouri, drawing the attention of neighbors and national builders alike. The homeowners – designer/artists Mark and Kelli McDowell — have made a statement with beautiful touches throughout their 2,100 sq. ft. country house, but one design feature rises from the rest.

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Windsor Given A+ BBB Rating

Wed, Jan 8, 2014

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — Windsor Windows and Doors has earned an A+, the highest possible rating, with the Better Business Bureau.

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Welcoming a Wounded Warrior Home

Thu, Dec 19, 2013

Windsor Windows & Doors recently donated windows to a very important cause. Operation Finally Home provides quality homes for veterans and their families at no cost. Windsor is proud to have contributed to the organization's first-ever Iowa Build.

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Windsor Products on Display in Charlotte HomeArama

Thu, Dec 19, 2013

Windsor products were featured in 4 of the 6 showcase homes on display in the 2013 Charlotte HomeArama.

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World's Best Ski Chalet Features Windsor Pinnacle

Thu, Dec 19, 2013

​Windsor Windows & Doors products are featured on the award-winning Bighorn ski chalet in Revelstoke, British Columbia, Canada.

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Woodgrain Launches Social Media

Thu, Aug 22, 2013

Woodgrain Millwork, Inc., Windsor's parent company, is proud to introduce "We Are Woodgrain" - a blog where thought leaders from across the Woodgrain family of companies come together to share their insights with you. Subscribe to our email list and stay updated.

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2012 President’s Safety Award

Sun, Jul 28, 2013

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – The window division of Woodgrain Millwork, composed of Windsor Windows and Doors, Monarch Windows, and Ashworth Patio Doors, is the first winner of the Woodgrain Millwork President’s Safety Award.

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“Bike To Work” Month

Sun, Jul 21, 2013

May of 2013 marked the 11th anniversary of Bike Iowa’s “Bike to Work” month. This event has grown from a few hundred to a few thousand participants. Big corporations as well as smaller companies participate in this annual event. The goal is simple… to get people out in the fresh air and on to their bikes. Once people learn that they have the ability to bike to work, they’re likely to do it more often and even establish a cycling routine. This increases the overall interest and participation in cycling.

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HomeShowExpo 2013

Tue, Jul 16, 2013

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – Five featured homes at the HomeShowExpo 2013 showcased products supplied by Windsor Windows & Doors.

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Habitat for Humanity Efforts Continue

Tue, Jul 16, 2013

The Greater Des Moines Habitat for Humanity has helped transition 180 hard-working qualified families in to homeownership over their 26 year history. Constructing new homes, rehabilitating existing structures, as well as coordinating neighborhood revitalization projects contributes to ending the cycle of poverty for many families in the Des Moines area.

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HomeShowExpo 2012

Wed, Jul 25, 2012

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – Five featured homes at the HomeShowExpo 2012, including the model home voted Best of Show, showcase windows and doors supplied by Windsor Windows & Doors.

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Habitat for Humanity

Wed, Jul 11, 2012

In the past 25 years, Greater Des Moines Habitat for Humanity has moved 168 hard-working families into new homes they can call their own. In 2011 alone, Habitat provided services to 119 families living in the Central Iowa area. Constructing new homes, rehabilitating existing structures and coordinating neighborhood revitalization projects contributed to ending the poverty cycle for many families in the Des Moines area.

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BIM files Now Available

Tue, Jun 19, 2012

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – Windsor Windows & Doors is supporting builders and architects with the addition of online Building Information Modeling (BIM) files for its Pinnacle line of wood windows and doors.

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Patrick Morrison Named Division Controller

Mon, Jun 11, 2012

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – Windsor Windows & Doors has promoted Patrick Morrison to the position of Division Controller for the Window Group.

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Introducing Pinnacle Select

Mon, Dec 12, 2011

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – Windsor Windows & Doors is introducing Pinnacle Select, an elite line of wood windows constructed from enhanced components.

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Windsor Wins Crystal Award

Sun, Dec 11, 2011

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – The website for Windsor Windows & Doors,, has won a 2011 Crystal Achievement Award for outstanding window and door product marketing.

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Next Dimension Classic Product Launch

Mon, Nov 28, 2011

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – Windsor Windows & Doors has added the Next Dimension Classic line featuring enhanced architectural benefits to its Next Dimension product family of vinyl windows and doors.

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Renke named director of sales

Wed, May 11, 2011

 WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – Windsor Windows & Doors has promoted Scott Renke to director of sales, effective Jan. 1. Renke is a 20-year window industry veteran and has served as Windsor’s Western Divisional Sales Manager for the past eight years. Previously, he served as a Divisional Sales Manager for Caradco, now Jeld-Wen Inc.

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Executive Succession

Tue, Aug 10, 2010

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – Windsor Windows & Doors will promote Mark Rieser to president, and Richard Stephens to the newly created position of chief operating officer, effective Sept. 1. Both are window industry veterans.

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2010 Southern Living Home

Tue, Jul 6, 2010

Pinnacle wood windows chosen for showcase home to be featured in print and summer public tours

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Extreme Makeover

Mon, Jan 4, 2010

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (Jan. 4, 2010) – A deserving St. Paul, Minn., daycare provider, her family, and the children she cares for have a sparkling view of their vibrant, multicultural neighborhood through new Windsor Windows after “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” revealed its latest project on Sunday’s national broadcast.

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Green to Greener

Mon, Oct 20, 2008

The foundation of Windsor’s business has formed around the essence of what Green is; only, it hasn’t always been referred to as “Green.” Windsor’s parent company, Woodgrain Millwork, has built environmental stewardship into its core values, and this focus has been passed on to Windsor. With a strong Lean culture, Windsor has strived for years to optimize the use of resources in production and recycling what scrap remains.

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V.P. Of Operations

Sun, Dec 9, 2007

FRUITLAND, ID – Woodgrain Millwork is pleased to introduce Richard Stephens as the Vice President of Operations within its Window Division. He will be responsible for all plant operations at the following companies: Windsor Windows & Doors in West Des Moines, IA and Monroe, NC; Atrium Patio Doors in Greenville, TX and Monarch Windows in Aniston, AL.

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Hybrid Window

Tue, Dec 4, 2007

West Des Moines, IA – The new Legend HBR Window combines the warm, inviting interior décor of a wood window with the traditional look and the low maintenance required of a cellular PVC product. Legend HBR unites Windsor’s Pinnacle Series of wood windows with its Legend Series of cellular PVC products.

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Anodized Finish

Tue, Oct 9, 2007

West Des Moines, IA – Builders and architects can now achieve the sleek look of a modern home with wood windows featuring Windsor’s new Anodized Finish Program.

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Color Palette

Tue, Aug 14, 2007

West Des Moines, IA – Whether it is Burnt Pumpkin or River Rouge Red, homeowners and builders are now able to select from these colors and more for the exterior cladding on Windsor’s wood windows. Windsor’s color palette has more than quadrupled in size, offering the original seven standard colors in addition to the 30 new feature colors. This new program, and the ability to custom color match, makes Windsor a more comprehensive company from which to buy windows.

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Vertical Grain Fir

Sun, Apr 1, 2007

West Des Moines, IA – Customers with discriminating taste now have Vertical Grain Douglas Fir as an option when buying windows and doors from Windsor. This decorative wood has become increasingly popular among consumers, architects and designers for its tight grain and striking pattern.

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Invest in Community

Tue, Oct 24, 2006

West Des Moines, IA – The construction of Windsor Windows & Doors’ 100,000 square foot addition is well underway. This facility will produce the company’s newly expanded line of vinyl windows and will be adjacent to Windsor’s current West Des Moines facility located on South 19th Street. Manufacturing is anticipated to begin in November 2006.

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Windsor Donates

Tue, Oct 24, 2006

West Des Moines, IA – Windsor Windows & Doors is joining millions of Americans in the spirit of helping others on the nationally recognized “Make a Difference Day,” October 28, 2006. Windsor will donate the windows for a Kernel Cottage, which will be given away to a family in need. The Kernel Cottage is an extension of the Katrina Cottage, which was designed specifically for Gulf Coast victims of Hurricane Katrina.

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Windsor Expands

Tue, Oct 24, 2006

West Des Moines, IA – Windsor Windows & Doors has recently made substantial investments in both its West Des Moines, IA and Monroe, NC production facilities. Windsor has recently installed equipment used to make Insulated Glass (I.G.), creating a new glazing system the company can proudly call its own. The exceptional quality of materials and machinery used in Windsor’s Glazing System will be used to produce some of Windsor’s existing product lines, in addition to producing a brand new vinyl window. This enlarged vinyl offering will now include a professional grade window called Next Dimension Pro.

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Hurricane Relief

Tue, Oct 24, 2006

Since the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, it became increasingly clear that FEMA trailers do not provide suitable living conditions. While FEMA provides trailers at no charge following a natural disaster, the trailers offer little in terms of hope or comfort, and they are most certainly not a long-term solution. The temporary trailers are not intended to house people for longer than 18 months, due to the risk of fire. Unfortunately, the use of these trailers is commonly extended beyond their intended application. Between August 13 and September 26, 2004, four hurricanes made landfall in Florida leaving 17,000 people without homes. One third of these people were still living in FEMA’s travel trailers after two years. In comparison, Hurricane Katrina left one million people homeless. It’s evident that past housing solutions for future hurricanes will continue to fail if something is not done differently to house those in the Gulf Coast.

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