How to install interior window trim

This video shows the basics of finishing the interior of a residential window.  The wood used in this video is stain grade pine casing.  Even though our installers are craftsmen who can handle all our customers finish work, we still like people to be educated on the process.  The video is from an episode of …

Is there any advantage to ordering pre-finished wood windows?

The most important advantage is in the quality and consistency of the finish Most of the time we at Gravina’s sell fiberglass windows.  When it comes to wood windows, some homeowners may wonder if there is any advantage to ordering pre-finished windows, since they could conceivably do the finishing themselves. But a factory-finished window has …

Chicago dyes its river green every year for St Patrick’s Day

ST. PATRICK’S DAY 2015 St Patrick’s Day Chicago dyes its river green every year for St Patrick’s Day Even though is Chicago is know as the city of “Big Shoulders” and has great architecture, did you also know that Chicago also dyes it’s river green?  As Chicago’s St Patrick’s Day parade makes it way through …

IS IT TIME TO REPLACE?

GRAVINA’S IS THE PLACE WHEN IT COMES TO REPLACING YOUR WINDOWS Interested in replacing your windows or patio doors? You’re in the right place. When it comes to replacing, Marvin strives to make the best replacement windows and patio doors, from energy efficiency to durability the beautiful design. THE BASICS Today, there are established standards …