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Lead-Safe Window Replacement

Windows are one of the most important parts of any home. They let allow you to feel the warmth of the sunshine, after all. But windows in older homes can also cause a loss of energy efficiency. That’s why many homeowners end up replacing their old, […]

Reasons to Replace Your Vinyl Siding Before Winter

As winter approaches, it is time to focus some attention on energy optimization and lowering energy bills ahead of the costly winter months. Getting your home ready for winter is just part of homeownership, and the more thorough your preparations, the more impact you will […]

Why to Have a Professional Install Vinyl Siding in the Winter

  If you are considering some new siding for your home, Advanced Window Products can give you the best prices and quality in the Salt Lake City, Utah region. One of the best times to install vinyl siding is during the winter here in Utah. […]

Winter Window Replacement

If you’ve wanted to replace one or more of your windows but are holding off because you think you can’t get that done in colder weather, think again. Winter is a great time to get new windows. As long as you’re not in the middle […]

Benefits of a Pet Door During the Holidays

The holidays will be upon us soon, as well as cold weather. If you do not have a pet door, then your days will be more hectic then most. You will have to plan your activities around taking your pet outside. This can be very cumbersome […]

Reasons to Replace Your Windows Before Winter

Windows are an imperative part of your home, therefore they need care and maintenance at all times. As a homeowner, you may incur extra cost on your bills if you have a drafty window during the winter and are waiting for the season to become […]

Benefits of a Pet Door for Your Cat

It is fairly likely that you have heard of dog doors. Most people know that dogs like to go outside for a number of reasons, and pet doors make it so that people do not have to go to the door and let their dog out every […]

5 Ways to Protect Your Pet From the Summer Heat

Download a PDF Version of This Infographic Summer brings to mind sunny mornings, cookouts, kids out of school and families and their pets playing outside. But it’s important to keep in mind that the summer heat can be deadly serious if proper precautions aren’t taken, […]

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Replace Your Windows in the Warmer Months

Days are getting longer and warming up all around the country, and people are spending more money on air conditioning to avoid sweating in their own living rooms.  By the end of the year, they’ll be shelling out cash to keep the heater melting icicles […]

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Tips on Spring Cleaning Windows

Cleaning house windows every spring can be a bit of a chore, but having a basic window maintenance plan – as well as reviewing options for necessary replacements – can save you money in the long run. Cleaning the windows annually, along with an expert […]

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Vinyl Siding or Stucco?

One of the most important aspects of house value is simple curb appeal. It not only influences property values, but also sets the stage for how the interior of the home is perceived. Perhaps no decision more impacts the look of a house than choosing […]

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Buying a Pet Door

We love our dogs, but sometimes we’re not always able to let them out ourselves. With the right dog door, though, our dogs can come and go as they please, and we won’t worry about finding chewed up door frames when we get home. We’ll cover […]

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Advanced Window Products is Celebrating Our 30th Anniversary!

Founded in 1986, Advanced Window Products has been the number one replacement window company in Utah. Our high-quality vinyl windows have set us apart from the competition, and since we manufacture, install, and warranty all of our products in-house, we can pass the savings on […]

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Tips On Teaching Your Furry Friend To Use A Pet Door

People value their independence, and more often than not, our furry friends are no different. A pet door can be the way to independence and freedom for indoor/outdoor pets, which is why most pets will enthusiastically use the pet door. That said, it may take […]

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Sliding Glass Pet Doors: A Gift of Independence for You and Your Pet!

How Do Sliding Glass Doors for Pets Work? Pet-friendly patio doors will save you time and hassle while retaining the functionality and attraction of your sliding glass doors. Advanced Window Products can easily install replacement glass into your existing door in minutes! It will work exactly […]

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2015 Make-A-Wish

  Advanced Window Products is a proud, regular sponsor of Utah’s Make-A-Wish Program. Each year Make-A-Wish helps grant wishes to children, and in 2015, they were able to grant 171 wishes for kids in our state. Last October, Make-A-Wish granted one of the most unique wishes […]

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6 Reasons You’ll Love a New Sliding Glass Door

A new patio door can make a big difference in your home’s overall appearance. Whether you’re updating an existing door or choosing a door for a brand new patio, you’ll find plenty of options to choose from. Before making your decision, consider the benefits that […]

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Replacement Window Myths Homeowners Keep Falling For

Unless they’re broken, we don’t think about windows that often. They let in sunlight and heat.  They can let out, or keep in warmth when it is cold, and cool air when it is warm.  Having the right windows can lower utility bills and keep […]

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How to Make Your Home Appear Larger Than It Actually Is

Making the Most of Small Living Spaces Are you tired of living in a cramped home?  Is the living room a maze of furniture, or can you barely see the dark, gloomy walls behind all the clutter?  Your small living space isn’t cozy anymore, it’s […]

How to Read Energy Efficient Window Labels

How to Read Energy Efficient Window Labels

Older windows can let in drafts, leading to a significant increase in energy usage and higher utility bills throughout the year. Replacing these windows with energy efficient ones helps reduce energy bills, lowers your home’s carbon footprint and makes your home more comfortable during Salt […]

Guide: Adding a Sunroom to Your Utah Home

Guide: Adding a Sunroom to Your Utah Home

Adding a sunroom to your home is an attractive and economical way to expand your living space and add character and value to your home. Selecting a sunroom design that ties well into the style, flow, and structure of your home is the first step […]

Benefits of Adding a Sunroom to Your Home

Benefits of Adding a Sunroom to Your Home

What is a Sunroom? A sunroom is a structure attached to a home that affords homeowners a view of the surroundings with protection from the elements. They typically have functional large windows or a pane of glass. Advanced sunrooms offer HVAC packaged and efficient four […]

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National Window Safety Week – Childproof Your Windows, Save a Life

Over 5,000 children fall out of open windows every year in the United States, according to a research report published in the Journal of Pediatrics. That averages to a staggering 15 children per day! Our team at Advanced Window Products know that windows are a necessity for every […]

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5 Things to Consider When Choosing a New Roof

The roof of your house is one of the most significant aspects of your entire home. Your very well-being depends on the quality of your roof, because leaks could cause serious damage to the structure not to mention your possessions inside. An average the roof […]

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Tips for Getting Your Home Ready for Spring

The temperature is rising and the days are getting longer which means it’s time to prepare your home and property for spring. We have collected the following tips to guide you through the process, making spring cleaning a bit easier this year: Tidy the Gutters […]

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5 Simple Roofing Mistakes that Could Have Costly Consequences

The roof is arguably the most important aspect of your home.  Not only is it a critical component of your home’s overall curb appeal, the roof is the first line of defense in keeping water out of and away from your home.  Simple roofing mistakes […]

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Tips for Cleaning Your Home’s Gutters

Why it is Important to Maintain Your Home’s Gutters Cleaning and maintaining your gutters is important to prolong their life and keep potential problems from arising from water damage. Gutters that are left full of tree debris can cause damage to the gutter system, water […]

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7 Reasons Why Vinyl Siding Gives Homeowners a Piece of Mind

Whether building a new home or renovating an older one, most homeowners want to choose the very best materials available. Not only should these materials be affordable and long lasting, they should also help provide an improved level of energy efficiency and add to the […]

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Why Energy Efficient Vinyl Windows Are The Only Way to Go

Energy Efficient Windows and Your Home If your home’s windows were installed years ago, chances are they’re not energy efficient. This means you’re likely paying more on energy bills from having to run your furnace or air conditioner frequently. Older windows could also be costing […]

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How to Keep the Winter Cold Out of Your Home

  The winter is almost upon us. And that means, it’s time to make sure your home has what it takes to keep you and your family warm all winter long. A variety of factors can lead to the loss of heat in your home. […]

Zenith International Charity (ZIC)

Your New Windows Help Make Wishes Come True Advanced Window Products is excited to partner with Zenith International Charity (ZIC) to help bring clean water to the people of Ghana. The mission is to help Ghanaians become more independent, to help empower local communities and […]

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Utah Company Helping to Bring Clean Water to Ghana

Advanced Window Products, Utah’s #1 window replacement company, takes on projects of all sizes—no window project is out of their capacity. They are a manufacturer, installer, and servicer of windows, working in Utah and up to Idaho and Wyoming. This all-in-one company eliminates any hassle […]

Sliding Glass Memories

Owning a second home can be a springboard for family fun, but what about their upkeep? Listen to one customer talk about her family cabin and how Advanced Window Products not only helped repair the windows, but will help make memory making more comfortable for […]

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Sliding Glass Doors: A Homeowner’s Guide

Are you thinking about adding sliding glass doors to your home as an entrance or exit for a patio, the back yard, a deck, or a screened porch? Sliding glass doors make an excellent addition to any home. They are attractive and utilitarian at the […]

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Does your home have curb appeal?

The other day I was driving around town, doing errands, and I heard a commercial over the radio about curb appeal. As I have been thinking about that phrase this week, I have noticed a couple of things.  First off, it is quite apparent, walking […]

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The Anatomy of an Energy Efficient Window

Breaking Down the Different Window Components A window does more than bring in sunlight; it also helps control the energy efficiency of a home. Each component of the window determines the functionality and efficiency of the window. These are the basics of components of a […]

The beauty of the measuring tape

You can easily compartmentalize all retail products into two categories; pre-made and custom made. As with most home improvement projects, you have two routes for your replacement windows, out of the box, or made just for you. Pre-Made Windows Many homes have windows that are […]

Window Style Guide

Replacement Window Options for Your Home When it comes to choosing replacement windows for your home, there are many options to choose from. In fact, with so many possibilities, you may even be feeling a bit overwhelmed as a homeowner when it comes to choosing […]

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3 Signs It Might Be Time to Replace the Windows in Your Home

When Is It Time to Replace Your Windows? Simple and elegant, a household’s windows are as much about function as they are about form. They provide home security, regulate and control home temperatures, and are stylish portals into the outside world. If your home is […]

A Tale of Two Houses

Once upon a time in a city much like your own, there lived two families. Well, there lived thousands of families, but there were a few that we want to meet. These two families have chosen to live in a home that suits their lifestyle […]

The Flag Was Still There

Standing firm against a backdrop of Utah’s magnificent summer skies is a stadium holding thousands of energetic fans. A warm breeze cools the neck of athletes ready to play in the first of a series of baseball games. Salty popcorn and sweet churros offer a […]

5 Tips to Reduce Noise in Your Home

One thing everybody looks forward to at the end of a long work day is spending a relaxing, quiet evening in their home. Quiet, you say? What’s that? With the irritating sounds of traffic noises, people mowing their lawns, kids yelling and dogs barking reaching […]

Advanced Window Products Is Now Part of the Earthwise Group

Advanced Window Products is now part of the Earthwise Group, a national network of 16 locally owned, independent manufacturers across the United States who design and build high‐quality windows and doors. The combined efforts of the Earthwise community includes a common passion for innovative engineering, […]

Make A Wish Foundation Utah

Your New Windows Help Make Wishes Come True He closed his eyes. He held his breath. He made a wish. “I wish to go on a big ship!” Poof. And now, you get to help us make that dream come true! Meet Alex. He is […]

Road Trip!

Have you planned your next family road trip? Summer time offers the perfect temperatures for taking the crew to nature’s playground and to America’s most memorable locations. Advanced Window Products is now excited to announce we are offering our #1 rated products not only to […]

Make-A-Wish Foundation Fundraising Gala

Advanced Window Products is a proud sponsor of Utah’s Make a Wish Foundation. We were delighted to attend this year’s fundraising gala in downtown Salt Lake City. In 2013 they granted 115 wishes. With additional contributions from community supporters they are working on granting 132 […]

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How to Get Your Energy Efficient Utah Tax Credit for Windows You Purchased in 2013

Purchasing new windows not only helps your home look beautiful, it decreases your monthly energy costs, and you can qualify for cash back upon installation. Currently there are two programs offered; one from Rocky Mountain Power, and the other from Questar Gas. On the day […]

The Ultimate Guide to Home Efficiency Improvements

Spending to Save: The Ultimate Guide to Home Efficiency Improvements

One of the main ideas behind home efficiency improvements is that you have to spend money to save money. While this seems counterintuitive, it adds up when you examine it further–although home efficiency improvements cost money initially, they save you money in the long run […]

Remodel Buzz in Your Neighborhood

Has the remodel phenomenon hit your block yet? It may have started as a new stucco color for one neighbor down the street, or the reluctant roof overhaul for another. Pretty soon the moms at playgroup are asking about window replacement companies, and roofing specialists. […]

The Windows In Time

Just this spring, I headed south with my family to partake in the open air breathing, natural world experience of Arches National Park, just minutes outside of Moab. With a play-by-play cd tour guide in the car, we embarked through the terrain to witness first […]

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Pros and Cons of Different Types of Siding

Whether you’re in the process of building a new home or renovating an already existing one, the type of siding you choose is an important decision you’ll have to make. When choosing siding, there are six main issues you need to think about–ease of installation, […]

Windows Bold Enough To Knock Out Antarctic’s Cold

While Utah’s winter is coming to a close, there are some locations around the world that face daily torrents of wind and cold. Notoriously frozen, the world’s coldest location is Antarctica. The lowest recorded temperature at a station was −128.6 °F in 1983. What is […]

2011 – 2012 Testimonials

Deanne Chaston wrote, “We noticed a difference right away. Our home stayed cooler, and we turned down our thermostat the first night. We also noticed our new windows blocked outside noise better, resulting in a quieter home environment. Your installation crews handled a difficult structural […]

Do you want a gift that does nothing?

Are you looking for that perfect something for your loved one? Why not consider the gift that does nothing. At Advanced Window Products all of our replacement windows are filled with Argon, the laziest of all natural elements that won’t change for anything. Argon is […]

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5 Minute Self Roof Inspection Can Save You Thousands!

Have you ever stopped to think about your roof? Most likely you go about about your day, with work, kids, house, school and the never ending to-do list without a thought about what’s overhead, that is until something goes wrong. Your house is the biggest […]

Can You Stop the Sound of a Speeding Bullet Train

I live in Draper, Utah. The community began as a farming town over 100 years ago, and is now home to more than 50,000 residents. It only made sense with the growing population to include a TRAX line in the master development plan. This past […]

Scary Windows

Home windows are a modern convenience that largely go unappreciated, until something goes wrong. (Just like prelude music in church. You don’t notice it until someone misses a note.) However, all sorts of problems can occur due to Utah’s high altitude, and extreme, fluctuating temperatures. […]

Are your windows giving you the creeps?

Window Maintenance Have you ever gotten the feeling that you have wandered on to the set of a Wes Craven movie as you are walking through your house?  You know, you’re just walking through your living room and suddenly pass through a “cold spot” that […]

Why Buy Local?

When looking to make changes to your home, there are many options out there to choose from. Sometimes the choices can seem overwhelming, with various guarantees, and assurances that the products you are buying are the best.   Before choosing to make an investment in […]

What’s Your House Thinking?

If your house could talk to you there would be many things it would convey that need your attention, us older homes especially. Let me tell you a bit about what’s top of my list to be inspected. The more attentive you are to my […]

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Back to School for the Homeowner

If you haven’t noticed the children’s clothing ads, or the call on mothers everywhere to purchase supplies of paper and pencils, in the media, or if you’ve been ignoring the facebook feeds with first day of school pictures, its that time of year again! Back […]

Rally for Emery’s Success

Rally for Emery’s was a huge success!   A huge thank you to those who came out and supported the Rally last weekend for Mike Emery and his family! Go to our facebook page to see all the latest pics from a fun celebration. There […]

Window Designs

The style of your windows says a lot about your home. The perfect windows can completely change the way a room looks. Look into the different designs before choosing one that works for you. Bay Windows Bay windows are one of the best ways to […]

Window Maintenance

If the eyes are indeed the windows into the soul as they say, then windows are the eyes into why your power bills are so high this summer.  You have probably noticed, as you move through your home, that parts of the house feels like […]

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Touch the Glass

  Cardinal Glass Company’s LoE glass is the ultimate energy-saving glass. In fact, at Advanced Windows Products, its the only glass we use in our Utah replacement windows. Whether it’s 90 degrees or 20 degrees outside, energy efficient LoE-366 glass keeps the outdoor temperature outside […]

Case Study– 67 Windows, Orem, UT

At Advanced Window Products, no job is too big or too small for our expert service technicians. Every job is handled with the same care and craftsmanship–whether it’s replacing 1 window or 67. In one recent job, a customer found us through a Money Mailer […]

Case Study– A Very Happy Customer, Sandy, UT

Here at Advanced Window Products, we love new customers. We especially love it when they have a great experience working with our company to make improvements to their home. One such customer recently found us through an Internet search and decided to give us a […]

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Window Cleaning and Maintenance Tips

Keeping our windows clean may seem like a huge chore, but if taken care of on a regular basis, it can be much easier to handle. Besides regular checking and rinsing off depending on how dirty they get, it is important to give your windows […]

Utah Study Finds Buying Locally Makes a Big Impact In Local Economy

A new study finds that putting just a tenth more of your spending into the local economy would dramatically boost Utah’s economy. In fact, it would do so by $1.3 billion dollars per year. Another staggering stat that was discovered in the launch of this […]

Utah Mayors Team Up To Celebrate “Independents Week”

Advanced Window Products is proud to be a Buy Local member. Today marks the beginning of “Independents Week,” which is a celebration and a movement to encourage our community members to buy locally produced, grown, manufactured and created products and services. Supporting locally owned and […]

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The 3 Most Beautiful Stained Glass Windows in the World

Though windows are generally viewed as a utilitarian necessity nowadays, there was a time when they were considered a rare commodity and each window was viewed as a thing of beauty. It’s a nearly lost art form nowadays, but for many centuries stained glass was […]

Grilled Salmon Tacos

By Alison Needham Ingredients 1 1/2 pound salmon filet with skin on 1 teaspoon chile powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon sugar 1/4 teaspoon cumin 8 corn tortillas 4 green onions, thinly sliced

Advanced Window Products supports Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity

We are really excited to be working with Habitat for Humanity! This great organization has been responsible for helping over 350 Utahans move into brand new homes, that includes building 86 new homes!

Window Wall

This is a beautiful photograph taken by William Waldron, showcasing the design of Muriel Brandolini for Elle Decor. While this is not a window wall created by us, it is a fabulous example of how a window wall call be a frame to the outside […]

Window Wonder

Have you started spring sprucing up? Most of our regular readers know that at Advanced Window Products we focus solely on window replacement. If you have seen our before and after photos, you can vouch when we say that a window upgrade provides a huge […]

The Magical Influence of a Mother

During many days of my life I have enjoyed what I call, “whoa” moments. These are moments of life that take my breath away, typically after a big change, or transition. Its a surreal feeling that my dreams are actually coming true.  I felt this […]

Prepare Your Home for Summer Temperatures

The summer months are on their way—is your home prepared for Utah’s extreme heat? Winter has a way of wearing away at a house, so each spring you’ll want to give your home a “tune-up”—repair or replace worn elements, add extra weather stripping, and take […]

Before and After

We love seeing the before and after transformations that take place for our customers’ homes. Here is one of the latest home makeovers!

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Spring Cleaning Tips

We all know that in Utah, Mother Nature doesn’t really make her mind up about which season it really is until early summer. Despite the temperamental temperatures, April is a great time to work on spring cleaning. After being cooped up its time to de-clutter […]

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Benefits of Vinyl Siding on Your Home

Staying up to date with your home can be such a hassle. Every 10 years or so, you see your neighbor having to redo parts of their home because the exterior has become cracked, termite infested, or just simply old and rugged looking. Now if […]

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Make-A-Wish is “Over the Top Amazing!”

Make-A-Wish is “Over the Top Amazing!” “The day you receive the cancer diagnosis, your world just flips upside down.” Ada, mother to four, describes her experience receiving the news that her 4 year old daughter has a rare form of cancer. Fear, worry and distress […]

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New Year, New Look

Top 8 tips to revitalize & restyle your window coverings By: Heather Anne Miller I love the New Year!  It’s a time to renew and refresh, to restart and begin again.  There is something so revitalizing and exciting about the New Year. Every New Year […]

Pumpkin Gingerbread Trifle

Ingredients 2 packages (14-1/2 ounces each) gingerbread cake mix 1 package (4.6 ounces) cook-and-serve vanilla pudding mix 3 cups 2% milk 1 can (29 ounces) solid-pack pumpkin 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1 carton (12 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed, divided

Window Cleaning Tips

Washing Windows for a Brighter View!

Spring Cleaning Tips Wash your windows, and  frames from top to bottom, you’ll have less streaking. Use newspaper, not glossy or magazine paper, to wash your glass. It is easy to throw out when the dirty work is done and is a great way to multitask […]

Can you appreciate saving up to 25% savings on your energy bill?

While living in her 80 year old home, Melva had her windows replaced by Advanced Window Products. “The windows have performed beautifully. I have experienced reduced energy costs and they have really enhanced the exterior of my home. I have, and will continue to recommend […]

Before and After

Before and After Waiting for the big reveal on your new windows can be an exciting thing! You know that your home will stay warmer in the winter and cooler in the summer, but what will it do for your home’s new look? You can […]

Lead-Safe Window Replacement

Windows are one of the most important parts of any home. They let allow you to feel the warmth of the sunshine, after all. But windows in older homes can also cause a loss of energy efficiency. That’s why many homeowners end up replacing their old, […]