Signs Your Replacement Windows Were Improperly Installed

When it comes to replacement window installation, the quality of the window and the knowledge and experience of the installer largely dictates whether the window will have future problems.  Here are a few signs your windows may be improperly installed: Difficulty opening and closing. If your window sticks and you have to force it to […]

Understanding and Preventing Window Condensation

Condensation is frustrating and can make you wonder if your new or replacement windows are in need of repair or replacement. You may see a few water droplets or it might look like a river is running down the glass. Either way, let’s face it – looking out your window and seeing water on the […]

Winterizing Your Home’s Windows

Once the leaves start to turn their beautiful colors, you know cold temperatures are just around the corner. As a homeowner you know this means its time to start getting your home ready for another Wisconsin winter. If you have drafty, inefficient windows and aren’t ready to replace them yet there are a few things […]

Replace Windows When Ice is Inside

I love Wisconsin weather! There is something special about waking up to a fresh blanket of snow and seeing ice covering the tree branches. The kids have told me it looks like the trees are covered in glitter, especially when they are reflecting the twinkling of Christmas lights. If you’re anything like me, you like […]

Winter & Your Home: Windows for Extreme Cold

After the months of extreme weather that marked last winter, the arrival of more frigid temperatures again this year means it’s a good time to make sure you have home windows for extreme cold that are in good condition and worthy of another blast of arctic cold. Extremely cold weather has a variety of effects on your […]

Dealing With Window Condensation

‘Tis the season – the time of year when your home windows start getting sweaty. During these winter months, condensation on window interiors can be an annoying issue for many homeowners in Wisconsin. Not only will it fog up your windows, but it can lead to much bigger problems like mold, mildew, and rotting window […]

Choosing the Right Replacement Window: Vinyl vs Composite Windows

Installing new replacement windows can be an expensive process, so it’s important to make sure you are choosing the right windows for your Wisconsin home. When it comes to finding the right window, one of the most important factors to consider is material. The window’s material will have a great effect on everything from energy […]

Maintaining Your Wooden Windows; Consider Upgrading

  For centuries, wood was the only material we had to make window frames. It wasn’t until after World War II that manufacturers began experimenting with the use of vinyl to make frames, and decades later before vinyl window frames became popular in new home construction. AHT uses composite window frames made of Expanded Polymer […]

4 Steps to Get Your Home Ready for Winter

We’ve already had our first couple of snow falls here in Wisconsin, and while they didn’t stick for most of the state, we know it won’t be too long until winter comes in full force. With icy winds and heaps of snow just around the corner, it’s never a bad idea to be prepared. Take […]

3 Easy Home Winterizing Tips

It’s time again, time to winterize your home and we have some ideas for you. Here are three helpful and easy tips for you to use this winter. 1. Pipes Burst pipes are a nightmare but they are preventable. First, before freezing nights start, make sure that the water to your hose bibs is shut […]