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If you're looking to replace the windows in your home or car, you'll be hearing a variety of terms with which you may not be familiar. The same is true if you are installing brand new windows, for example adding on a patio that will have sliding glass doors. Keep the following terms in mind as you shop for windows, and you'll have an easy time conversing with salespersons and contractors about your upcoming replacement or new installation project.

  • Pane - A sheet of glass. Windows may have one or two panes and are called single or double-paned, respectively.
  • Vinyl - Polymer made from thermoplastic commonly used for windows. It is sometimes referred to as PVC.
  • Frame - Structure that surrounds a window or doorway and holds it in place. Frames are usually made from wood, aluminum or vinyl.
  • Sashes - Part of the frame that separates panes of glass within a window.
  • Tint - Refers to glass that has been installed with a special film, which is meant to reduce the amount of sunlight that enters a home or car. Tinted glass usually has a darker appearance than windows that have not tint.
  • Bay - A group of windows that extends outside of the facade of a house, making the room look larger, and are typically made up of at least three windows.
  • Bow - A bay window that is curved rather than angled.
  • Double-Hung - Arrangement of two windows stacked one on top of the other and separated by a sash; Double-hung windows typically slide or open outward.
  • Casement - Window attached with hinges. Casement windows often open using a crank.
  • Transom - Window positioned above a door.
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    1612 Shop St, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
    Auto body shop specializing in collision repair, auto painting, auto glass replacement, and fiberglass repairs. Our mechanics also handle frame repairs and suspension repairs. We offer 24 hour towing.
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    California Energy Consultants
    11367 Trade Center Dr Ste 115, Rancho Cordova, CA 95742
    Are you looking for replacement windows, vinyl siding or French doors? We have been servicing and installing replacement windows such as wood clad windows and fiberglass windows for over 25 years.
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    Neighborhood Glass
    Orangevale, CA 95662
    We are ready to handle all of your glass needs. We offer patio glass doors, glass for tables and mirrors and more. Our windows are top quality and last many years. Consider our glaziers for the best in windows.
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    Sierra Glass Inc
    13651 Mono Way, Sonora, CA 95370
    (209) 532-3652
    Murphys Windows
    223 Big Trees Rd, Murphys, CA 95247
    (209) 728-9314
    Al Cal Door & Trim
    389 N Main St, Angels Camp, CA 95222
    (209) 736-4558
    Mountain Home & Window Service
    Arnold, CA 95223
    (209) 795-9646
    Yosemite Glass & Window Inc
    5006 Fairgrounds Rd, Mariposa, CA 95338
    (209) 966-3292
    Waterford Window & Glass
    Waterford, CA 95386
    (209) 874-1716
    Fgedwards & Company
    11236 26 Mile Rd, Oakdale, CA 95361
    (209) 549-2730
    Jackson Glass
    757 N Main St, Jackson, CA 95642
    (209) 223-2017
    Glass Doctor
    11940 State Highway 88, Jackson, CA 95642
    (209) 257-4630
    Valley Springs Glass & Mirror
    76 Main St, Valley Springs, CA 95252
    (209) 772-8088
    Window Decor and More
    53 Main St, Sutter Creek, CA 95685
    (209) 274-9974
    San Joaquin Glass of Merced
    1359 W Main St, Merced, CA 95340
    (209) 383-5056

    Window glass is mass produced in large sheets and then cut to fit the specific dimensions of what it will be used for. Large picture windows are popular, and stained glass, traditionally used in churches, is also commonly used to highlight the architecture of homes. Many exterior doors have small window panes in them. French doors and windows are glass doors that open to a patio or outdoor area. The invention of the motorcar directly led to the need for laminated glass, which is less likely to break in an accident. Sliding glass doors are also common for rear entry into a property. A skylight is a window inserted into the roof of a home. Older houses often have bay windows, which arch outwards and commonly have a window seat located within them. Automotive glass is specially laminated so it is harder to break. The invention of the motorcar directly led to the need for laminated glass, which is less likely to break in an accident. Car windows are also slightly curved. It is also commonly tinted to reduce glare. Heavily tinted windows are sometimes used to block the view inside the vehicle. Window frames are made of wood, metal or plastic. The installation and replacement of new home windows is a major industry. This industry includes custom window designs for new homes and to keep older residences looking modern. Depending on the climate, storm doors are common in some areas. In cold weather, it is common to install double glazed windows. These are also becoming popular in very hot climates. Commercial window replacement companies may also offer repairs for glass and frames. Window cleaners may work on small houses and large buildings, and the outside surfaces of many skyscrapers are almost all glass.
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