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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.
LBM Journal recently recognized Meek's The Builders Choice as its 2017 Entrepreneur of the Year.
The publication, aimed at lumber and building materials professionals, awarded Meek’s the honor for the Sales Over $50 Million category.
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.
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.
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.
Windsor products were featured in 4 of the 6 showcase homes on display in the 2013 Charlotte HomeArama.
The Home Builders Association of Charlotte stages HomeArama each year to allow builders to put their skills and creativity to work in creating dream homes. Homeowners can tour the houses to the hottest trends in home craftsmanship and décor.
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.
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.
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.
Pinnacle wood windows chosen for showcase home to be featured in print and summer public tours
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — Windsor Windows will provide gracious views for the 2010 Louisiana Southern Living Idea House now being built in the booming North Shore area outside New Orleans.
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.
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.
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.