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Keep the sparkle in your windows with simple maintenance tips from Glass-Rite

Today’s window replacements are an energy efficient way to increase the style, beauty, and functionality of a home. With proper maintenance windows can be trouble free for as long as you own your home.  For 30 years, Albuquerque window replacement company Glass-Rite has specialized in manufacturing and installing a range of custom aluminum and vinyl

NFRC labels and how to use them when window shopping

Windows offer natural sunlight and a glimpse outdoors while keeping your home comfortably sealed against the elements and limiting the amount of ultra violet rays transmitted through the glass. When shopping for quality window replacements, look for the National Fenestration Registration Council (NFRC) label, which is a requirement for all New Mexico window replacements. We

What are Argon gas windows? Glass-Rite gives you the quick overview

You might have heard the term “argon gas” in connection to windows and wondered what gas has to do with a window being energy efficient. Just like heat conduction (or the transfer of heat) warms the handle of a cast iron skillet on a hot stove burner, it also “warms” window glass and air, which

ABQ Journal Reader’s Choice Awards!

The Albuquerque Journal is asking you to vote on your favorites in 96 different categories from favorite sandwich to dentist, from movie theater to hiking trail, from pizza to plumber and much more! Please help us be Albuquerque’s favorite Window & Door company this year by putting Glass-Rite on your ballot.  Click the link below

What is Low-E? What does that mean for my windows?

The term Low-E gets thrown around quite a bit when talking about replacement windows.  People ask for Low-E windows, but the term is a bit vague at best.  “Low-E” literally means low emissivity, which in turn means a surface that emits low levels of radiant heat.  All surfaces reflect, absorb, and transmit heat.  So, a

The Scoop on Fiberglass Windows

When shopping for new windows for your home people quickly find out that it isn’t a simple choice.  There are lots of products out there, and modern windows are made out of a variety of materials.  One of the newly popular types is a fiberglass window, and here’s Glass-Rite’s advice when it comes to fiberglass

How to prevent condensation on the windows of your home

Modern home building materials including energy efficient windows “seal” a residence providing significant savings on heating and cooling bills.  However these same advantages can result in an occasional increase of window condensation due to higher levels of indoor humidity. In this article we provide tips on preventing window condensation from the Albuquerque window replacement experts

Why Choose Glass-Rite?

  Why Choose Glass-Rite Energy Quest Windows? Specializing in energy saving replacement windows, we’ve been installing our custom sized, insulated replacement windows for over 25 years, and our professional crews know how to remove your old windows with the least disruption to you and your home. We are family-owned and operated and are totally committed

Maintaining your replacement windows by Glass-Rite

Windows provide outdoor views, sunlight, and ventilation. But did you know 10-25% of energy can escape through outdated windows? Whether it’s time to invest in replacement windows, or maintain newer energy-efficient windows, we at Glass-Rite want to help. Serving New Mexico and Southern Colorado, Glass-Rite has been manufacturing and installing energy saving replacement windows for

Aluminum Replacement Windows Still Popular!

Aluminum window frames continue to be popular in New Mexico, and we still manufacture Commercial grade Bronze Aluminum windows here in Albuquerque.  The Bronze frames are recognizable and common in many parts of our state.  In some cases we come across homes that still have well insulated Aluminum windows that were put in many years