Blog Category: Window World


Cold-Weather Installation

Why Cold-Weather Installation is an Option! When it comes to your home’s energy use, the winter months are some of the most expensive and unpredictable times for a homeowner. To start, one of the most common winter energy-saving tips is to seal your windows from drafts. Window World of Joliet does exactly that. Window World… Read more »


 

Dealing With Seal Failure & Glass Breakage

About Seal Failure: Seal failure is when condensation makes its way between the two panes of glass. This is very rare, in fact, most of the time the condensation is either on the inside or outside of the glass. Try using a cloth to clean both sides of the glass before filing a warranty claim… Read more »


 

How to Fix Your Broken Double-Hung Window Lock

Please review the scenarios listed below to correct your double-hung window locking problem: Unable to lock the window. Unlock the window completely. Push the upper sash upward, as far as it will move and pull the lower sash to the bottom of the window. Once both sashes are in their proper positions you will be able… Read more »


 

What to Expect During Your Window Installation

You’ve set an appointment for replacement window installation. Now what? Most homeowners only go through this process once or twice in a lifetime, so if you have no idea what to expect, you’re in good company. While every situation is unique, here are the basic expectations for an appointment with your window installers. Before installation… Read more »


 

4 Signs It’s Time to Replace Your Entry Door

Replacing a front entry door offers one of the highest returns on investment of any home improvement project, according to the 2019 Cost vs Value report, which compares the cost of over 20 remodeling projects with the value those projects retain at resale in 136 U.S. markets. But how do you know when it’s time… Read more »


 

How to Fix Dropping Windows

In most cases, a window that drops is due to the shoes coming off of the pivot bar. Use a flat blade screwdriver and insert it into the metal part of the shoe that has a “U” shape grove in it. The upright “U” is the locked position for the shoe. In the next step,… Read more »


 

Choosing The Perfect Therma-Tru Entry Door

Find Your Inspiration! Window World of Joliet Therma-Tru entry doors feature unsurpassed quality and style to create the perfect focal point for your home. Our Energy Star rated doors come with the Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval and a lifetime warranty. According to Therma-Tru, start with your personal preferences. Do you prefer a bold color,… Read more »


 

How to Rescreen Your Patio Door

With Robert Kemph Window World of Joliet assists our customers with rescreening their patio doors. However, you will need to bring in the entire screen door of your patio door. Instead, learn to be resourceful and follow Robert’s steps on how to rescreen your patio door without removing your entire patio door. There are 7… Read more »


 

How to Spot Hailstorm Damage

You have the right to choose your own exterior home remodeler! After a hailstorm, you may notice some damage to your siding, windows, and even doors. If you call your insurance company to file a homeowners’ claim, you’ll want to mention any and all possible parts of the home that were damaged. Additionally, take photos… Read more »


 

Window World of Joliet Virtual Design

Start Designing Your Dream Home Today! The hardest part of the home improvement process is visualizing what the final product will look like. With Window World of Joliet’s unique Design Software, envisioning new products on your home becomes as easy as a few clicks of a mouse. Not only is it simple to use and… Read more »