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Talking Home Renovations with the House Maven - Katharine White MacPhail EPISODE 6, 4th December 2019
Windows and Doors

Windows and Doors

Rick Bertolami, an owner of JB Sash and Door in Massachusetts, explains what you need to know about choosing your windows and doors for your project. 

Episode recap

  • The internet is a good place to start research on window options, but there isn’t a substitute for going to a showroom and seeing and touching the windows in person
  • Types of windows that are available
  • How to narrow down window choices?
  • What are the advantages and disadvantage of triple glazed windows?
  • Are windows really designed to fail after 15 years?
  • What is the difference between insert replacement windows and a tilt pack replacement window? 
  • What to look for in an interior door

About this episode’s guest

Rick Bertolami is an owner of JB Sash and Door in Chelsea, MA. www.jbsash.com.  

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