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Jan 22, 2007
Growing To Serve You Better

Old Mission Windows Expands, Enhances Services With Four Seasons Acquisition.

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. - Old Mission Windows has acquired another locally owned and operated window company, Four Seasons Windows and Glass. The acquisition is expected to increase the company’s sales by about $1 million, along with expanding its product line and services.

“We’re very excited about the expansion of our operations and how it will benefit our customers, our company and our employees,” said Old Mission Windows president Jim Cesario.

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Jan 11, 2007
Lake Views and Energy-Efficiency

Kolbe Windows and Doors showcased in Michigan Award-Winning Home

Wausau, Wis. (Aug. 2006) – The forested, rolling terrain and many lakes surrounding Michigan's Traverse City area lure homeowners, designers, builders and naturalists. Marcy Hurst and Scott Norris, co-owners of Olde World Custom Homes, have focused their design/build business on creating efficient, beautiful designs constructed for waterfront and "view" sites such as Joni and Bob Formisano's new home. The couple's visually striking, timber frame residence showcases 82 Kolbe-crafted windows and doors offering near limitless views of Pearl Lake's eastern shore.

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Dec 08, 2006
Combating Condensation

Condensation on your windows and doors occurs, because the outside temperature drops, and the glass on your windows and doors is cool enough to begin cooling the air indoors.

In the fall and early spring you may notice small beads of moisture on the glass. These small beads that appear on the windows and doors are a natural occurrence that is a symptom of excess humidity in your home. In almost all instances these small beads known as condensation are not a result of a defect in your window or door. You will notice condensation on your windows and doors first, because their surface temperature is lower than other visible surfaces in your home (ex: walls, attics…).