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Windows, Doors & Garage Doors


Windows are designed and installed to provide light, ventilation and a view of the outside world. The first decision you’ll need to make when purchasing a window is to determine what style is most appropriate for the room where it will be installed as each has different characteristics and, in many cases, opens in a different manner.


There are a number of window designs available:

  • Awning windows
  • Double hung windows
  • Casement windows
  • Single hung windows
  • Gliding windows
  • Picture windows
  • Bay windows
  • Sliding windows
  • Bow windows
  • Specialty and Round Top Windows
  • Roof windows & Skylights
  • Fixed Windows

Windows Maintenance

  • Use glass cleaners to eliminate spots from windows
  • Do not use high-pressure streams of water when cleaning, as they may break
  • Some glass coatings help prevent spots and streaks to lessen cleaning
  • Clean frames with cleansers that are only mildly abrasive. Make sure to test a small to an area that is not easily seen.

Installation Services

At JC Contractor, we provide professional home services to ensure that your projects are done right and on time. You may call 866-398-FREE or visit our website at https://jccontractornj.com and get started today.

Windows are generally consisted of the following:

The piece that runs horizontally across the top.
The piece that runs horizontally across the bottom.
Runs vertically up the sides.
Made up of the top (head), bottom (sill) and side pieces (jambs). The frame can be made of various materials.
The glass pieces of a window; usually transparent, sometimes translucent ortextured.
A border that frames the panes and holds them in place; made of the stiles and rails.
Horizontal part of a sash.
Vertical part of a sash.

In choosing windows for your dream house, you might consider the following questions:

  • What types of window designs are available?
  • What types of opening mechanisms do windows use?
  • How do windows help improve energy efficiency?
  • What materials are window frames made from?
  • What steps should you take to properly maintain windows?

Windows Materials

It’s important to consider when you’re planning on window replacement or window repair to purchase energy-efficient windows. Windows with the ENERGY STAR approval will save money on heating and cooling bills.

Window frames may be made from a number of different materials, but we take pride of our JC Contractor Vinyl windows and Fiber Glass windows.
Vinyl windows are long-lasting and perform well in terms of energy-efficiency and sound-blocking. They are generally colored all the way through, so there’s no need to paint them.

Its durability and strength is proven because they don’t peel, warp, split, rot, crack, or splinter. Aside from that, it is known for its low maintenance. No painting nor repainting, sanding, or scraping required. It is also known for being easy to clean. You just simply wipe away any dirt. Lastly, it is being identified for its enhanced glass system, since it offers dual panes of glass with double strength to ensure maximum energy savings.

Fiber Glass windows on the other hand, offers remarkable strength and durability and are extremely energy-efficient and low-maintenance. Unlike wood windows, fiberglass windows do not warp, rot or discolor, less vulnerable to shrinkage, sagging, and cracking than other window materials. One of the best things about fiberglass windows is that they require minimal maintenance. In most cases, a simple cleaning is all that is necessary to keep them looking like new. It contract and expand at rates – this means reduced air leakage and low energy bills.

Doors, Garage Doors

Whether you’re remodeling or building a new home, it is important to choose the right door designs. Understanding the styles and how each type works and where it will work best will help you choose the ideal doors for your new addition.

Exterior Doors

An exterior door is usually designed to make an impression. It’s the first impression that people will have as they enter your home. The most important functions of exterior doors include the security and energy efficiency of the home. It is usually made of wood, fiberglass, or steel. Wood provides a sense of warmth and richness, and it can match a variety of styles, while fiberglass is durable and flexible enough to be installed in any climate and the steel door or metal door is commonly used for commercial and institutions.

Types of exterior doors include front entry doors and back doors, which may be paneled, flush, or have glass inserts. French doors and sliding glass patio doors are also considered as exterior doors.

Garage Doors

A garage door is a large portion of your exterior, making it a fantastic, simple project to really update and add a personal touch to your home. By combining a garage door installation with another project, you can save a significant amount of money. JC Contractor will help you to customize your door from glass design, to motorized operations, to energy efficiency, to panels, colors and style!

Types of garage doors

Garage doors come in four basic types:

  • swing out
  • swing up
  • roll up
  • slide to the side

Interior Doors

Interior doors are usually lighter than exterior doors because they don’t have to provide security or resist weather, and it is thinner than the standard exterior door. Even though, still they are built with high quality materials that are fire resistant. There are several types of interior doors available, like hollow-core doors with wood veneer or hardboard faces. The faces on some doors are embossed to look like paneled doors. Louvered doors are often used for closets or laundry areas. Most types can be installed as hinged doors, pocket doors, bypass sliding doors, or bifold doors.

Here are some of the types of Interior doors and its uses.

The most common doors — are hinged on one side and open in one direction. These are the standard doors you find on the interior of your house.Double-acting doors – open in either direction. Double-acting doors work well between a kitchen and a dining room.
Bifold doors have two panels that fold to one side. They are often used on closets or pantries.
Bypass doors panels that slide past each other. They are often used on closets where there is not enough space for a swinging door.
Exterior sliding doors usually have one fixed panel and one panel that slides.
Pocket doors slide into the wall. A pocket door is perfect for a space where there isn’t room for a door to swing open.
Paneled doors built with panels that fit into grooves in the stiles and rails. They have a classic look, and wood ones can be painted or stained. Steel, fiberglass, and hardboard doors that look like paneled doors are available.
Flush doors flat surface on each side, usually covered with wood veneer. Flush interior doors are usually hollow-core doors, while flush exterior doors have a solid core.
Rectangular glass panes, or lights, from top to bottom. They are often hung in pairs, opening from the sides, as exterior doors to a garden, patio, or deck.
Patio doors usually sliding glass doors with one fixed pane of glass and a sliding one.
Common garage door materials
Offers a charm and authenticity that other materials merely imitate. The downside is that they require frequent repainting or refinishing, especially if you live in a damp climate.
Steel is a better choice than wood if you don’t want a lot of maintenance.
Less expensive aluminum doors have aluminum frames and panels made of other materials, such as high-density polyethylene. Because of its light weight, aluminum is a good choice if you have an extra-wide double door.
Whether it’s a wood, steel or aluminum garage door, JC Contractor NJ products are crafted for dependable long-lasting performance. Visit or call us now!

Learn how to identify different types of interior and exterior doors to find the best styles for your home. JC Contractor New Jersey can definitely help you. Call us now!

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