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Touring and Training with Marvin Windows & Doors

Earlier this year, we shared a blog post about Gwénaël’s visit to Warroad, MN with a group of local builders and architects. It was a training trip to Marvin Window & Door’s headquarters – a 2 million square foot facility located just a few miles from the Canadian border. Of all the information acquired on that trip, the most memorable experience was touring the Marvin HQ with Ken Sheldon ... in shorts. Recently, Gwénaël returned to Warroad for another Marvin Read More...

Old World Craftsmanship In The Modern Day

To get the handcrafted and personal care touch that was the normal way of building centuries ago today, do we need to peruse the building recycle centers, or look for the old house marked for demolition and rescue the beautiful mouldings, balusters, lighting fixtures, doors and windows? Or even still today, are there craftsmen lingering on the outskirts of the building manufacturing industry and available to hire for custom work? I think this is answered in both aspects as positive. Read More...

2013 Marvin Architect’s Challenge

Vote Early and Vote Often! For the third year in a row Marvin is running its Architect's Challenge. Of the 138 entrants this year, there are two for whom we had the pleasure of supplying the Marvin windows and doors: Folly Farm, and Dale Hubbard, Surround Architecture Folly Farm is a contemporary expression of historic, additive farmhouse-style architecture. The energetic, creative clients wanted a contemporary design that still offered a casual space for their young family to create, play and find inspiration. To Read More...

myMarvin 2013 Remodelers Project Gallery

SolarGlass and Marvin Windows want your photos for a 2013 project gallery! Even if you have only switched out one window or door with Marvin products – we want to see your before and after pictures. By submitting your photo shoot pictures to “myMarvin Remodelers Gallery” your project could be featured along with award-winning entries from across the country. SolarGlass is proud to be your distributor choice for your project needs, and we know there are lots of great "award Read More...

Touring & Training in Warroad, MN … Without Pants.

It’s no secret that here at SolarGlass, we couldn’t be more proud to offer Marvin Windows & Doors to our customers. We’ve said time and time again that they produce the highest quality products and provide amazing service. However, we don’t often mention that they also offer a variety of educational resources to help builders, architects, and remodelers learn more about their company and product lines. Early this spring, we had an opportunity to visit the Marvin factory in Warroad, Read More...

Integrity from MarvinThe pioneer of fiberglass for windows and doors

When it comes to fiberglass materials in the window and door manufacturing marketplace, Marvin didn't just join in on this innovative material run as it has developed throughout the years - Marvin pioneered it 20-years ago! Ultrex fiberglass material manufactured by Integrity is the best material to build fiberglass windows and doors, and with the Marvin name and warranty these products will stand the test of time for generations to come. Being the industry leader and pioneer for fiberglass windows Read More...

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