Posts Tagged: Wall of Windows

Window Types To Create an Authentic Cottage Feel

The first thing the comes to mind in window types when cottages are the subject are windows with charming details such as lattice patterned dividers or grilles. If you choose made-to-order Marvin Windows, that’s only the beginning of the details you can add to give your home an authentic cottage style. The actual definition of…

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Increasing Energy Efficiency With New Marvin Windows

If you’re wondering whether new windows can make a difference in the energy efficiency of your home, here are some points to ponder. According to the Window and Door Manufacturers Association, windows that are 20 years or older can make 5.3 tons more greenhouse gases per year than new windows. In fact, new windows are…

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Good window designs “borrow space” from the outside

Have you ever given thought to what windows add to a home? As acclaimed home designer Marianne Cusato points out, spreading the windows around your home adds depth and dimension to each room because you gain both natural light throughout the day and views in all directions. If you’re shopping for windows, take 2-1/2 minutes…

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Corner Windows Make This Contemporary Home Brilliant

  This breathtaking Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired family home is 15,000 square feet built on two acres and abutting 70+ acres of woodland. It was a 2011 winner in the MyMarvin Architect’s Challenge. Marvin Windows and Doors wide range of capabilities allowed the architect to experiment with generous amounts of light in bold ways, while maintaining…

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From Spanish Style to Farm House Plans: Marvin Window’s Architect’s Challenge Winners

With home designs ranging from an ultra-contemporary mountain home in Oregon to a classic rural farmhouse in Maine, the winners in this year’s myMarvin Architect’s Challenge cover a wide variety of styles. The Architect’s Challenge is an annual contest held by Marvin Windows and Doors, and this year for the first time, the competition included an…

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Window Styles: Wall of Windows Clearly Growing in Popularity

The trend is growing to design homes where every room is flooded with sunlight, offers a view, and connects the outdoors to the indoors. Can you really make a home entirely of windows? One couple did just that. They installed 2,700 square feet of Marvin windows which made up virtually every wall of their home. Read about their home and…

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