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Project Spotlight: Turning a Storm Door into a Patio Door – Improving Views & Saving Energy Cleveland Ohio

Written by Mike Foti on . Posted in doors

Storm door flanked by double hung windows - before

Before - Storm door flanked by double hung windows

Maxine David (who lives in the Richmond Heights suburb of Cleveland) had a problem – a flimsy single pane storm door provided almost no protection from the cold and heat outside. This challenge greatly reduced the amount of time she was able to use the 3 season room in her condominium. Maxine’s goal was to not only make the sun room more energy efficient – but also to improve the views of her backyard.


Learn below how Cleveland Window & Door Company solved Maxine’s problems by converting the old storm door and adjacent window into a sliding glass patio door.

Project Spotlight: How to Cost Effectively Replace an Old Bow Window with a 3 Lite Double Hung and Picture Window

Written by Mike Foti on . Posted in Windows

After - Picture Window with Double Hungs for Air Flow

After - Picture Window with Double Hungs for Air Flow


The problems with the current windows: Whenever Terry Ventura (a homeowner in the Brookpark suburb of Cleveland Ohio) entered the front door or sat in the dining room of her home she could see several problems with her old bow window.


  • The 4 equally sized windows were non-operable so she could not get fresh air in this east facing room (which gets a lot of sun and heat build up in the morning).



  • The old style awning covering the window reduced the amount of natural light and views to the outside.



  • The 4 single pane fixed windows with exterior storms where not energy efficient (they were the original windows built into the home) and Terry would see condensation on one of the windows between the storm and window sash.



  • The interior trim of the existing windows did not match the trim of the dining room.



  • The current sandstone sill was pitched towards the inside of the home causing water to damage the window box of the bow window.


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