Windows & Window Treatments & A $500 Gift Card Giveaway

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Window Treatment Ideas

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I’m a double hung kind of girl.

 

… and get your heads out of the gutter, people …

 

I’m not talking human anatomy. I’m talking window anatomy. As in double hung windows. With the two panes and sashes and all that double hung window stuff.

 

Clearly I’m not hip to the double hung window lingo.

 

All I know is my house is filled with casement windows. Which have their pluses. Like offering up an excellent breeze when open.

 

But the whole opening of the windows leads to the down side too. Well, in our home, that is. Because when open, they’re exposed to the elements. Which, over the years, has taken its toll of our wood frames. Causing swelling. And distortion. And broken seals …

 

and ridiculously inflated heating and cooling bills.

 

And that hurts.

 

The worst offender is in my daughter’s room. It’s in pretty bad shape and our spray sealant quick fixes are no longer doing the trick. We’ve prolonged this purchase for long enough. Which means I’m in the market for a replacement window …

 

With my eye on something double hung. Like this one from Integrity Windows.

Double Hung Window

Though, I do worry about the sizes … well … sizing. If so, we’ll then go with the Ultrex casement. Only this time, no wood frames. No siree. We’ll be going with Integrity’s Ultrex Fiberglass Windows and Doors. They’re pultruded fiberglass (sounds fancy, right?) and are billed as the perfect building material for windows and doors.That pultruded fiberglass makes them durable, strong, stable, low-maintenance and efficient.

 

Now that window sounds like it can stand up to the elements when open …

 

and lower my heating and cooling bills too!

 

And once that fancy new pultruded fiberglass window is installed, I’ll be dressing it up all fancy like too. In fact, I’ve been pinning a bunch of window treatment ideas in anticipation, but am leaning towards something like this …

 

Simple. Clean. And it’ll let our shiny new Ultrex window take center stage.

 

I’m also part of Integrity Windows and Doors’ campaign-wide $500 Visa gift card giveaway. To enter to win the $500 Visa gift card, visit Integrity Windows and Find your local Integrity dealer. Then come back and leave a comment on my blog here with your closest location for your entry.

 

That’s it!

 

So, tell me, are you a double hung kind of girl too?

:)

 

The contest ends on 5/14/14. The official rules can be found here: http://bit.ly/1kZrbnD

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Comments

  1. Polly says

    My closest dealer is Kane Lumber & Fuel Co in PA. It would be awesome to win this! I am in the process of spring cleaning my house and redecorating 4 rooms and 2 baths. So expensive though. Have a great day:)

  2. Vicky says

    My closet dealer is only 15 miles away at Big C Lumber in Schoolcraft, MI. I have done business with them many times. Love to walk in and order my new windows.

  3. Tammy Jaben says

    We replaced all our windows with Integrity double hung windows about 7 yrs ago and I love them. Our home is a 1930s and we bought the closest size to the window and then our installer did some magic with wood trim to make them fit – I wasn’t about to pay for custom windows! We still have 2 triangle shaped windows that need to be replaced (attic) that I would love to change out also!

  4. kleinworthco says

    Oh – I’m so excited to find out that we have a retailer right here in Coeur d’Alene – Coeur d’Alene Builders Supply. YAY! Looks like I may be going there soon.

  5. says

    Y closest store is is Moscow Glass and Awning in Moscow, Idaho – 22 miles away. Thanks for the chance to win! House was built in 1935 and needs help.

  6. DESIREE H says

    My local dealer is:
    Jones Paint & Glass
    6380 South Valley View Drive #306
    Las Vegas, NV 89118

    I would love to have new bay windows for my bedroom!! :)
    So beautiful! Thanks for the chance!!
    Faithrains2387 (at) yahoo (dot) com

  7. jessica fisher says

    Cleaning. That’s my biggest issue when it comes to windows. That’s why I would love the Double Hung windows and I can use Cash Lumber & Hardware, the nearest Integrity dealer.

  8. Susan M. says

    Closest dealer is Hoke Lumber Co in Davidson, NC. Thanks Integrity for the opportunity – my fingers are crossed!

  9. says

    My closest retailer is BMC (Building Materials and Construction Services) in Austin, Texas. We would love to replace our sliding glass back door with beautiful French doors!

  10. says

    My dealer is California Craftsman in Auburn, CA. Glider windows are my favorite, they open and close easily. I like the Wood-Ultrex Glider Windows – they are simple, low-maintenance, and are easily to removable, so they can be cleaned. :)

  11. christine jessamine says

    my closest location is only 30 minutes away for bmc design in west valley city utah christinejessamine at hotmail dot com

  12. Emily B says

    My closet dealer is only 5 miles away in Mesa, AZ – yay! I love their sliding french doors- so cool.

  13. Julie B says

    I like the All Ultra Double Hang windows for my front porch.
    The closest location to me is at the
    Social Circle Ace Home Center
    181 S Cherokee Rd
    Social Circle, GA 30025
    It is about 20 minutes away!~
    Thank you for the chance! This would be great, our front porch windows’ wood are starting to rot.
    julumichael (at) yahoo (dot) com

  14. says

    Oh, Girlfriend! You made the right choice! I’m looking at Marvin Integrity for my French Farmhouse project! Door and Window Superstore is .5 miles from my house and I’m SOOO checking them out in person! They’ve been the brand that has been recommended to me by 4 of the 5 builders that I’ve spoken to and I LOVE the fact that they come in several colors!

  15. Rachel Cartucci says

    Elliot Lumber in Oxford Ms is my nearest location…and yes…I like double hung too!

  16. Amy S says

    My closest location is in Alpine, Texas and I would love some of their French doors that swing out. Beautiful and well constructed!

  17. Lora W. says

    My closest location is Ervin Architectural Products, 1364 London Bridge Rd Suite 102, Virginia Beach, VA 23453. I like the wood-ultrex double hung replacement windows. They would be so much more energy saving than my 1962 windows.

  18. Harmony B says

    My nearest dealer is Builders General in Toms River, NJ
    Would love to replace my sliding doors with the French doors

  19. Spencer says

    My local dealer is Southern Lumber Supply in Dothan, Alabama. A bay window would be great for our home.

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