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Soft-Lite Windows Announces New Vice President of Operations

Soft-Lite Windows recently announced the appointment of Don Fisher as its new Vice President of Operations, making Soft-Lite’s management team even stronger and more dynamic in the marketplace. Read more

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Soft-Lite Windows Acquired by Harvey Building Products

Harvey Building Products announced it has acquired Soft-Lite Windows. Both companies manufacture windows, while Harvey also distributes siding, roofing, decking and many other building materials. Read more

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Soft-Lite Windows Named 2017 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Sustained Excellence Award Winner by EPA

Soft-Lite Windows has been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as a winner of the prestigious 2017 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Sustained Excellence Award for its continued leadership in protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency … Continue reading

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Soft-Lite Windows Introduces New “Barcelona” Line of Hurricane Windows for Maximum Protection & Energy Efficiency

Soft-Lite Windows has introduced an all-new line of hurricane windows that is especially designed to protect homeowners and their homes from airborne debris during hurricane-strength storms and other forms of violent weather. The new Barcelona Series includes double and single-hung … Continue reading

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Soft-Lite Windows Named a Crystal Achievement Award Winner by Window & Door Magazine

Soft-Lite Windows has been recognized by Window & Door magazine as a winner of the prestigious 2016 Crystal Achievement Award for “Best Dealer Support Program”. Read more

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What Do Structural, or Design Pressure, Ratings Mean?

What is Design Pressure, and how does it impact the windows or doors you are considering for your home? Let’s start with the definition of Design Pressure. According to AAMA (American Architectural Manufacturers Association), WDMA (Window and Door Manufacturers Association), … Continue reading

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What are Hurricane Windows or Impact Windows?

Hurricane Windows or Impact Windows are a product that have become prevalent over the past 25 years. Born in the aftermath of Hurricane Andrew, municipalities led by Miami-Dade in South Florida, saw the need for stronger window systems. Studies showed … Continue reading

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What is a bay or a bow window?

If you are asking the questions “What is a bay or a bow window, and when should I choose one for my home?”, you may receive several different answers. Let’s start with just a basic definition of each style. Bay: … Continue reading

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Picture Windows: History of the first window

Picture windows, or fixed windows, were literally a hole in the wall, centuries ago, to allow light and air into a home. The holes were covered with animal hide, cloth or wood. It wasn’t until much later that windows were … Continue reading

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What is a casement or awning window?

When deciding what style of window to put in your home, let the existing dimensional shape of the old window opening guide you to the best style available for you. In the 80s and 90s, many casement and awning windows … Continue reading

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