Frequently Asked Questions

Buying Windows

The client who specifies Italian faucets and marble countertops but scoffs at the sticker price of high-performance windows is inevitably the same person who drives a full-size SUV and complains about the price of gas. Windows might not be the focus in a remodel, but smart homeowners realize an investment in energy efficient windows will be recovered over time. Read More...


Glossary Window Terms

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How to Select Windows and Doors The Reporter

Homeowners may consider replacing their windows or doors to improve the appearance of their home, to increase security or to increase energy efficiency, or as part of an overall renovation project. There are a number of things to consider when checking out the latest in window and door treatments, according to the Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA), a trade organization. What kind of visual statement do you want to make? Read More...


10 Tips on Caring For Your Windows

PARKERSBURG, W. VA. – Extending the life of your windows can mean long-term savings for your family. To maximize the lifespan of your home’s windows, the experts at Simonton Windows® recommend the following tips: Read More...


Builders Rate Simonton

In a Builder magazine Brand Use Study, builders and remodelers anked windows made by Simonton as the highest in overall qn the vinyl window category. The study sample, conducted by ndependent research company Readex Research, consisted of ore than 10,000 readers of Builder magazine gives Simonton the istinction of being the #1 Brand Leader in Quality in vinyl indows. Simonton was honored with this award in 1998 and now gain in 2007. The people who know windows best—builders and emodelers—continually recognize the legendary quality that sets imonton apart. Read More...


Energy Efficiency

At Simonton, we understand that energy efficiency is more important than ever. That’s why we are continuously looking for ways to make our windows and doors as thermally efficient as possible. From the materials we use and the glass packages we offer to our dedication as an ENERGY STAR® partner, we’ve got you covered when it comes to energy efficiency. Read More...

Environmentally Friendly Vinyl Windows

PARKERSBURG, W. VA. – According to the Green Building Resource Center out of Santa Monica, Calif., vinyl windows and doors meet two of the organization’s five categories to be considered a green building product. The first qualification vinyl windows and doors meet is that they help save energy by reducing heating and cooling loads in a home (especially if ENERGY STAR® qualified windows are installed). The second qualification met is that vinyl windows and doors contribute to a safe, healthy indoor environment by not releasing significant pollutants into a structure. Read More...


Frequently Asked Questions

Have a question? If your question has anything to do with windows or doors, chances are, we have an answer. Over the years, we’ve compiled some of our most frequently asked questions. But if you can’t find the answer you need, give us a call at 1-800-SIMONTON. We’ll do our best to get you the answer you’re looking for. Read More...


Simonton Windows ranked

PARKERSBURG, W. VA. – According to the 2007 Brand Use Study sponsored by Builder magazine, Simonton Windows® has achieved a #1 ranking in quality in the category of vinyl windows. The study, conducted by independent research company Readex Research, gives Simonton the distinction of being the #1 Brand Leader in Quality in vinyl windows. Read More...


Tips for Saving Energy in the Home

The simplest steps, like installing low-flow showerheads or getting yearly tune-ups on your furnace, can result in a tremendous amount of energy savings. Saving energy equates to saving money. Whether selecting glass packages for windows that reduce penetration of harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays into the home or simply sealing up cracks where air can leak in and out of the home, there are a number of ways you can your energy knowledge and awareness. Here are some tips for saving energy in and around the home: Read More...


Windows 101

Window shopping is easy when you know what to look for. You’ll find many styles, shapes, features and glass packages when looking for windows and doors. But deciding on the perfect choice for your home and family is simple. Just take your time and assess your needs. Consider which style will best suit your home and your family, what thermal performance features will be ideal for your climate, and which glass options will be most appropriate. After you’ve figured out the basics, have fun with glass and grid options and unique hardware choices. Read More