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

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

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

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.

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

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

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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.


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.

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Get to know Windsor's Testing and Certification Manager.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Windsor volunteers donate their time for families in need.

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

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

An event filled with high-fives and unforgettable memories.

Tips to create the perfect outdoor space for summer.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.


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

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

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.


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)

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.

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

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

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

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

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."

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.


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

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

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 products are featured on the award-winning Bighorn ski chalet in Revelstoke, British Columbia, Canada.

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.