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Outdoor Living: Fireplace Q&A with Hearth and Home

Berit Griffin, Marvin WindowsMay 29, 2015

A roaring fire isn’t just for cozy winter nights…it can get cool when the sun goes down in summer! We got the scoop on outdoor heating trends from Hearth & Home Technologies ‘ Cari Rosendahl, product manager for Hearth and…Read More

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Link Love: Outdoor trends

Berit Griffin, Marvin WindowsMay 22, 2015

It’s almost Memorial Day–the kickoff to summer! It has been a long, harsh winter in many parts of the country, and many people will be planning on spending as much time as possible outside. To help give you some ideas about what you can…Read More

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Throwback: One unique renovation

Berit Griffin, Marvin WindowsMay 21, 2015

From the front, this Minneapolis home looks like your average midcentury-built home. It has an interesting history though: originally published in “The Small House” magazine in 1931, this house was designed by an architect for a property overlooking…Read More

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Spring it up! Interview with interior designer Desi Creswell

Berit Griffin, Marvin WindowsMay 14, 2015

Now that it’s spring, we can’t wait to spend time outside. But there’s still the inside of our homes to consider and we want them to be spring-y too. Minneapolis based designer Desi Creswell sat down with us to answer some questions…Read More

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All about Scenic Doors

Berit Griffin, Marvin WindowsMay 11, 2015

A door is so much more than just a way to get into your home (although, that’s definitely an important aspect! We don’t recommend climbing through your windows). A door can add interest, complement or contrast with your architectural…Read More

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Energy Efficiency and Glass—The Basics

Sam Tuttle, Marvin WindowsMay 11, 2015

Energy efficient windows are a major focus for homeowners and builders alike when looking to install new or replacement windows. And glass plays an important role in obtaining high-energy performance levels. In order to help consumers better…Read More

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Exciting news: Marvin acquires TruStile Doors

Berit Griffin, Marvin WindowsMay 5, 2015

You may have heard about Marvin’s top-notch patio, French and Scenic doors (more about that coming soon!), but today we have some other exciting news in the world of doors… The Marvin Companies is pleased to announce that it has…Read More

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The Future of American Homes: Net-Zero Energy

Sam Tuttle, Marvin WindowsMay 4, 2015

Net Zero. LEED Certified. Passive House. Can all be a bit confusing, right? Well, even if you don’t fully understand all of the technical differences between these terms, you likely know that they all focus around one thing—building a home that is…Read More

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Link Love: All things spring

Berit Griffin, Marvin WindowsApril 30, 2015

The first “official” day of spring may have been a month ago, but it is still not to late to cross those home maintenance to-do’s off of your list. Need some help getting started? We’ve got you covered with a roundup of spring…Read More

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Achieving a Contemporary Space

Sam Tuttle, Marvin WindowsApril 27, 2015

Ever changing and borrowing from different eras, contemporary projects can be very eclectic and often encompass fine design, refute clutter and evoke a feeling of harmony. It’s no wonder builders, architects and homeowners alike are championing…Read More

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