Editors' Picks: Windows

Our editors highlight multiple articles on windows, from wood windows to restoring bronze and steel windows, even stock options. Read on to learn more.
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French Casement Window

Windows from traditional to experimental never stop improving, a course they’ve followed well before big glass and weights-and-pulleys broke the window mold in the 1830s.

What’s New in Wood Windows?
From noise reduction to UV-ray protection to historic replication to smart technologies, these window manufacturers offer new solutions to specifying windows.

cast-bronze window

This cast-bronze window from Historical Arts & Casting, Inc. is available in various sizes. Photo: courtesy of Historical Arts & Castings, Inc.

Restoring Bronze and Steel Windows
In many cases, restoring bronze and steel windows may be a good alternative to replacing them. A look at the design and history of these popular—and versatile—metal windows.

steel windows

Steel windows and doors are enjoying a resurgence. 

Steel Windows
Steel windows set a new pace for fenestration in the early 20th century, propelling a quantum leap in glass and the essence of major architectural styles that are still sought after today.

Pella's Architect Series casements and custom patio doors

Pella's Architect Series casements and custom patio doors add an elegant touch to this covered patio. Grilles with Integral Light Technology are permanently bonded to the interior and exterior surfaces of insulating glass for added dimension. 

Options for Stock Wood Windows
A look at the many options available when using stock or stock-manufactured wood windows.

reclaimed flooring

Goodwin Company

Manufacturer of antique river-recovered heart pine & heart cypress reclaimed from Southern rivers: for flooring, stair parts, furniture & moldings; building-reclaimed wood; custom orders; 15 grades.