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Coastal Building Poses Special Challenges

There’s no tougher environment for buildings than on the coast. Coastal environments dish out salt, sun, wind, sand, storms and moisture — all of them elements that can degrade a building before its time. Windows and doors are perhaps the most critical pieces of a coastal building. As the only features intended to bridge indoors and out, they must do their job without fail R...
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Enhancing Window Safety

It’s National Window Safety Week — a great time to take stock of what you can do to enhance safety in your home. Every year, thousands of children are injured in falls from windows — and one in every four of those children winds up in the hospital. Marvin’s Window Opening Control Device for Ultimate Casements limits the window opening to 4 inches unless overridden in a tw...
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Beautiful Blend of Old and New

This beautiful retreat in rural Minnesota uses timbers from an 1870s barn for dramatic and structural effect. What a warm, light interior the designers created. And letting in that light are Ultimate Push Out Casement windows from Marvin. Chosen for their harmony with the period design, they also provide the durability and energy efficiency demanded in today’s buildings. Congratul...
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Beautiful Indoor/Outdoor Rugs

 Who doesn’t have fond memories of childhood visits to Grandma’s house — and skinned knees from the green, scratchy AstroTurf-looking outdoor rug on Grandma’s deck that was brought out of hibernation year after year? Luckily, today there are many more choices and options for indoor/outdoor rugs than ever before. For inspiration, check out this collection of super ...
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Marvin’s Passive-Certified Windows Are Top Trend

The editors at Freshome have named their top 10 Fresh Architecture Trends — and right at the top the list is Passive Homes. We love that, because Marvin is the only major window and door manufacturer with windows certified by the Passive House Institute U.S. Passive homes are designed to use as little energy as possible, and a key piece of the puzzle is strict control of air leaking ...
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What is Passive building? Find out here along with why Marvin is a leader in #en...

What is Passive building? Find out here along with why Marvin is a leader in #energyefficiency and one of the only large-scale US window manufacturers to have passive building certified products. ...