The Beginning

Hello everyone! My name is Ali. I was 5 years old when my Dad (Brett Dipasquale) started Construction by Design. It was the year 1993. They say people can’t remember that far back into their childhood and for the most part I think that is true....

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The Evolution of The Window

  I wake up in the morning, all groggy eyed and messy hair. I am not ready for the bouncing upbeat energy my kids have to offer me in these early hours, so I walk as silently as I can to the kitchen. I avoid all the familiar squeaky spots in the...

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What a Good Carpenter Knows

There are a lot of options and choices to make when selecting a new window or set of windows for your home. However, there are three things a window must always be. A good carpenter knows that a window must always be level, plumb and...

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The Hazards of Open Window Wells

If you are an avid supporter of our blog, then you already know we talked about egress windows and the importance of them in our “Emergencies Happen” post. It states that “Egress windows are required in certain areas to protect you...

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Exterior Trim; Options, Options and More Options!

Hello! We are so happy you stopped by! All of us here at Reynolds Windows and Doors are so excited for you and your new adventure! Maybe you are a new homeowner who needs to remodel your existing windows to meet code or maybe you have been in your...

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Emergencies Happen

If you are building a new home or remodeling an existing home make sure you know the current building codes or hire someone who does (wink, wink).    Often times, we don’t plan for emergencies because we think “That will...

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HBA Stand Down Safety Meeting

We did our covid-19 safety stand down. Our local chapter of Home Builders Association has been super helpful with directives for keeping ourselves and our customers safe.  

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Window Operations

Fixed Window- Stationary windows that do not open. Sliding Window- A sliding window is were there are at least two sections of the window with at least one that will slide to the side or horizontally. Single Hung Window- This window will have two...

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Builders Show

It's that time of year again. We will be set up at the Builders Show at the Metra on January 17th - 19th. Stop by and check out our booth. Can't wait to see everyone there.

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Maintenance

Being exposed to a wide range of conditions can take a toll on the exterior of your home and the windows are no exception. Making sure that you properly maintain and care for your windows will extend the life of them. There are a few basic things to...

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