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A Message to Our Customers About COVID-19

Champion is committed to the health and safety of our customers and our employees. This commitment includes regularly monitoring updates about the COVID-19 virus through the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) website and following the recommended best practices and guidelines including:

  • frequent washing and sanitizing of hands
  • limiting social distance and handshaking
  • sick employees staying home
  • increased cleaning of factory equipment

We are confident in our ability to provide exceptional service to our customers, and will continue to schedule free in-home estimates, services and installations at the request of our loyal customers. We will monitor the situation and adjust our business practices as necessary.

What are Picture Windows?

Expert Overview

  1. Picture windows are perfect for maximizing a great view or bringing light into a room.
  2. Picture windows are made of a single pane of glass and do not open.
  3. Picture windows come in a variety of shapes and sizes.

A picture window is exactly what it sounds like: a window that creates an unobstructed picture of your outside surroundings. A picture window consists of a single pane of glass without any rails to obstruct the view.

Also known as fixed windows—because they don't open —picture windows let in lots of light. A picture window is a great way to bring the outdoors inside, because it gives the feeling of being inside the view.

Homeowners use picture windows strategically--to take advantage of a great view, to open up a room, and connect it to the outdoors.

Pros and cons of picture windows

Pros:

  • Maximize a great view. You can’t beat a picture window for offering unobstructed views of the landscape.
  • Plentiful light. Use a picture window anywhere that needs more natural light, such as a cramped stairway.
  • Airtight. A picture window is airtight, so you won't have to worry about drafts or leaks.
  • Versatile. Picture windows come in many shapes and sizes.

Cons:

  • No ventilation. Because picture windows don't open, they don't offer any ventilation.
  • Challenging to clean. The exterior of the pane can only be cleaned from the outside.
  • No emergency escape. Since the window doesn’t open, it can’t be used for an emergency escape.

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