Tip of the Day
Recent Tips of the Day
For Kolbe's wood windows, the standard rough opening dimensions are meant to maintain 1/4" space between the window and building structure. When ordering units with installation clips, increase your rough opening to 1/2" on the sides, top & bottom of the unit.
Universal Design Options for Swinging Doors
Kolbe swinging doors are available with a taller bottom rail to meet ADA requirements. Low profile sills are available with or without a thermal break. Learn more about Universal Design options.
Be Secure with Fresh Air
Sash limiters are available for double hung windows to allow fresh air into your home while safely restricting the opening.
Incorporate a custom shape into your window plans. Imagine the impact of a custom clover leaf, trapezoid, pentagon, or star. Custom windows are a welcome challenge at Kolbe!
Nailing fin security
When installing Kolbe units windows with a nailing fin, always confirm that the corner gussets are in place and secure. If you've misplaced those that were shipped with the windows, installation instructions are available online.