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MDG by MHC News Posts, Events, and More.

The Marvin Design Gallery by MHC not only believes in quality replacement windows, doors, and building supplies, but keeping their Cape Cod clientele informed when it comes to those windows, doors, and hardware. Our News & Events page is dedicated to just that, providing news posts from our brands like Marvin Windows and Doors and Integrity from Marvin Windows and Doors.

Also, we provide information about The Marvin Design Gallery by MHC Events, whether in one of our showrooms in Hyannis, Nantucket, or Martha's Vineyard, or out on site in the Cape.  We're not only carrying the best products, but giving you all the information needed to make the best decision for your next building project. 

 

How to Avoid Choosing the Wrong Front Door

2017 Marvin Architects Challenge & Latest Design Trends

How to Feng Shui Your Home in 7 Steps

Marvin Windows and Doors' New Designer Black Interior Finish Helps Define Details in a Whole New Way

As trends in interiors move toward sleek designs and contemporary styling, Marvin Windows and Doors expands options for creating striking looks with its new Designer Black painted interior finish, bringing a new opportunity to highlight a color that’s as current as it is classic.

Architizer A+ Awards Recognize Door, Window, Glass Companies

Several door and window companies are recipients of the 2017 Architizer A+ Awards that acknowledge and promote the year’s best architecture projects and products.

BUILDER Top Brands in 2017

May is National Home Improvement Month

In honor of May, National Home Improvement Month, NARI is providing chapters and members with tools to get homeowners interested in remodeling this season.

Integrity Announces 2017 Red Diamond Achiever Awards

Integrity Windows and Doors has opened the door for entries for its 2017 Red Diamond Achiever (RDA) Award Program.

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Tips for Choosing Efficient Windows

Chances are that the main reason you are replacing your old windows is to upgrade to more energy efficient models.

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This Old House, Generation Next to Benefit mikeroweWORKS

mikeroweWORKS and This Old house are giving away a lot of work eithic scholarships this year in 2017. Find out more about their partnership and what to expect in 2017.

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9 Easy Home Upgrades for March

Here are 9 easy home upgrades for march that you wont want to miss.

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The Rise of The Traditional Home

In an age of Houzz and Pinterest, an unprecedented online buzz on both contemporary and traditional home design has inspired an openness to merging two distinctly different styles.

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How to Build a Space-Saving Workshop

This Old House general contractor Tom Silva helps a hobbyist woodworker turn her small garage into an efficient workspace-with tips anyone can use

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Securing Windows

Learn how to safely secure your windows from intruders with these easy, and in depth ideas from better homes and gardens. 

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Ten Questions to Ask When Hiring a Contractor

Stephen Fanuka, host of DIY Network and HGTV's Million Dollar Contractor, lays out ten questions to ask when hiring a contractor.

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Marvin Invites Architects to Enter its 2017 Architects Challenge Design Competition

Now in its ninth year, the 2017 Marvin Architects Challenge will recognize one outstanding design in each of five categories - Contemporary, Transitional, Traditional New Construction, Remodel/Addition and Commerical. 

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6 Things Everyone Should Do When Moving Into a New House

Use these six useful tips when moving into your new home. From changing the locks to learning about your breaker system, you wont want to miss these.

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8 Early Winter Fast Fixes

Easy ways to improve your home right now.

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How to Stop Cold Air Leaks in Winter

Learn how to save money, and fill any energy-wasting cracks or gaps in your home with this step by step guide from This Old House.

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Save Money with Home Window Repair Tips

Rather than replacing windows, here are home window repair tips that can save you thousands of dollars. Find out about our simple solutions here

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How to Prevent Pipes from Freezing and Thaw Frozen Pipes

Here are some tips on how to prevent your pipes from freezing and some tips on how to thaw them out safely if they do.

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Shore Style: Inside Out

Cutting-edge window walls redefine waterfront living.

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Marvin Windows and Doors Receives MN Family Business Award

Marvin Windows and Doors has once again been honored with a Minnesota Family Business Award

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Winter Survival Guide for Your House

Between freezing temperatures, snow, ice, and wind, winter can be hard on your house. Watch this video for tips on how to:

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Easy Fall Prep for a Warm and Cozy Home

Here are a few projects to get your home ready for the coming cold weather and holiday season.

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10 Fall Home Maintenance Musts

Use these 10 fall maintenance projects to keep your house in peak condition through the winter.

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Autumn Maintenance Tips

Use these must-do fall maintenance tips to keep your house in shape and help keep you warm this winter.

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5 Tips to Cut Your Electricity Bill

Cutting back on your energy usage is one of the best ways to bring down your electricity bill. Making changes to not only your wattage consumption, but also the way your home retains and expels air can have a dramatic effect on the way your space uses electricity. Here are 5 tips on how to lower your electricity bill.

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5 Vital Guidelines for Home Energy Optimization

As we all know energy inefficiency is a huge problem for most homes. Home improvement and performance are never-ending drills.

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Larger Casement & Awning Windows from Marvin featured in Professional Builder

Contemporary architecture and design calls for large, energy-efficient windows with continuous range of glass.

The Ultimate Multi-Slide Door isn’t just a panoramic door, it’s a completely new lifestyle.

Marvin Ultimate Multi-Slide Door

The Ultimate Multi-Slide Door isn’t just a panoramic door, it’s a completely new lifestyle.

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Integrity Named Best Fiberglass Window

In the 2016 Brand Use Survey publication by BUILDER Magazine Integrity Windows and Doors was named the best window brand throughout all fiberglass windows.

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2016 Window & Door Trend Report by Architect Magazine

A 2016 trend report from Architect Magazine showed how professionals in the window and door industry see improvement in energy efficiency and product design. Here’s what you can expect during spring, summer and beyond!

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Marvin Windows and Doors Reveals Architects Challenge Clash

The 2016 Marvin Architects Challenge has began another segment of the yearly contest called the Architects Challenge Showdown.

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A Toast to Big Doors:

Surly Brewing Co. of Minneapolis, Minnesota has distinguished itself from the many craft breweries by remodeling its taproom using Marvin Windows and Doors.

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Quebec home wins 2016 Marvin Architects Challenge

A Quebec home was included in the winners of the 2016 Architects Challenge competition by Marvin Windows and Doors. Architect Malcolm Wildeboer transfromed Wedge House, which won the Best in Show category - the highest award granted in the competition.

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2016 Marvin Architects Challenge Winners Announced

The winners of the eighth annual Architects Challenge competition conducted at the American Institute Convention in Philadelphia. 

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Oversized Windows and Glass Doors Improve Energy Efficiency

Modern home design innovations are proving bigger glass to be better. A new generation of oversized wood-framed multi-panel sliding doors, casement windows and awning windows defy the need to compromise.

Integrity Windows and Doors Red Diamond Achiever Award

Integrity Windows and Doors Seeks Builders for Annual Competition

The 2016 Red Diamond Achiever (RDA) Award Program from Integrity® from Marvin Windows and Doors is now open for entry to builders, remodelers and architects who contributed to projects featuring Integrity windows and doors.

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Marvin Family of Brands Will Showcase Best in Contemporary Design at IBS 2016

The International Builders' Show (IBS) is an annual event that showcases the construction industry's array of building products for the most important global manufacturers and suppliers. This year Marvin will be bringing its largest collection of Contemporary Studio products to IBS.

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Marvin Windows and Doors Receives 2015 Minnesota Manufacturing Award

 

Marvin Windows and Doors was the recipient of the 2015 Minnesota Manufacturing Award in the "Best in Class: Large Company" category at the awards presentation in Minneapolis.

2015 "Best of" Lists include Marvin Family of Brands Products

Scranton Gillette Communications, the publisher of numerous building trade publications, recognized two products from the Marvin Family of Brands in their Top 100 Products of 2015. 

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Integrity Windows: Energy-Efficient Beauty with Ultrex

Multi-Housing News published an article featuring Integrity from Marvin Windows and Doors and how their Ultrex fiberglass products are durable enough to withstand harsh elements, including baseballs. 

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Integrity Windows and Doors Marks 20th Anniversary in Fargo, ND

 

Integrity Windows and Doors marked its 20 year anniversary of making products in Fargo, North Dakota. The company celebrated with a picnic for employees and their families.

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Marvin Launches New Campaign for Next Generation Ultimate Double Hung Window

Marvin Windows and Doors is launching a new campaign entitled, "A New Spin On a Classic," for their award-winning Next Generation Ultimate Double Hung Window.

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Study Shows Skylights Contribute to Home Energy Savings

A VELUX America commissioned study showed that venting skylights contribute to home energy savings versus a home without skylights. 

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Marvin Ultimate Multi-Slide Door Wins 2015 POP @ PCBC Award

Marvin Windows and Doors has been honored as a 2015 Parade of Products Awards (POP @ PCBC) winner for their new Ultimate Multi-Slide Door.

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VELUX Introduces Accessory Installation Adaptor Kit

VELUX now offers an accessory installation adaptor kit for VELUX skylights manufactured prior to January 1, 2010 that fits current model VELUX blinds. 

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Marvin Introduces Contemporary Studio Collection

Marvin Windows and Doors has introduced their new line called Marvin Contemporary Studio, which is a selection of popular Marvin solutions with a contemporary design style that has become a popular desire by many customers. 

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Integrity Adds Enhancements to Wood-Ultrex Double Hung Window

Integrity Windows and Doors announced numerous enhancements to its Wood-Ultrex Double Hung windows including more sizes, weatherstrip colors, and sash configurations.

Marvin's Newest Addition to its Scenic Doors Line: Ultimate Multi-Slide Door

Marvin Windows and Doors unveiled its latest addtion to its line of Scenic Doors - The Ultimate Multi-Slide Door. It's designed with narrow stiles and rails for maximum daylight and natural light views.

Integrity Windows and Doors Seek Building Projects for RDA Competition

Trade professionals are welcome to submit their best building projects to Integrity Windows and Doors' Red Diamond Achiever Awards (RDA) to showcase their work using Integrity projects.

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Marvin Windows and Doors Accepting Entries for Annual Design Awards

Marvin Windows and Doors is running its seventh annual Marvin's Architects Challenge, honoring projects that represent the best in architectural design using Marvin window and door products.

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Marvin and Integrity Received Energy Star's "Most Efficient"

Marvin Windows and Doors and Integrity Windows and Doors received ENERGY STAR "Most Efficient" designation for more than 22,700 of their products, improving their industry-leading position in energy efficient products. 

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Marvin Design Gallery by MHC featured in video

Architectural Digest created a special video of Patrick Ahearn (winner of the 2014 Marvin Architect Challenge 'Best of Show') describing his project on Martha's Vineyard and using Marvin windows.

Window & Door Specialist Terry Hills is featured. Click on link below:

http://bit.ly/29HhcrH

Trade Coastal Solution

Are You A Builder Or A Contractor Looking For Coastal Solutions For Your Project?

Our team of professionals is ready to become a part of your team as your local window and door experts. We’re committed to quality products and service – that’s something we stake our reputation on.

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Introducing the 4-Panel Sliding French Door

For those who need a strong, tough door, but crave expansive views, Integrity Windows and Doors offers the perfect solution: the new 4-Panel Sliding French Door.

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Integrity Windows Named Best Quality Fiberglass Window Brand

Integrity from Marvin Windows and Doors has been named the “Best Quality Fiberglass Window Brand” in a recent Brand Use Study conducted by BUILDER Magazine. 

Marvin by MHC - Lifespan Solid Select Wood Solutions

Marvin Design Gallery by MHC is Now Stocking Lifespan Exterior Trim

Marvin Design Gallery by MHC is the only stocking dealer on Cape Cod for Lifespan Solid Select Wood Solutions, providing the best in exterior trim to the Cape and Islands.

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Integrity Introduces New Insert Double Hung Replacement Window

Integrity from Marvin Windows and Doors continues to lead in the Remodel & Replace market with the introduction of the new Wood-Ultrex Insert Double Hung, available at Marvin Design Gallery by MHC.

Marvin Design Gallery by MHC Hosts Casino Night in Hyannis

Casino Night

On Friday, Feb. 7th, The Marvin Design Gallery by MHC held a special Casino Night for customers at our showroom in Hyannis.

Marvin Architect Challenge

Congratulations to the 2013 winning project "Vermont Mountain House" by Marcus Gleysteen Architects.

SNE Home & Garden Expo

Join us at the Southern New England Home & Garden Expo this weekend.

We have complimentary VIP tickets available on a first come, first serve basis. Call 508.771.6278 for availability.

Together We Can Make An Impact

Picture from MHC 2012 Cookout on Martha's Vineyard

Customer Appreciation Cookout!

CONGRATULATIONS TO MVY CONTRACTOR, DOUG BEST!! (not pictured) He won the Porter Cable Tool Kit raffle prize on 6/21/13.

Join us next year for our annual Customer Appreciation cookout on Martha's Vineyard.

The MHC Marvin Design Gallery Team met with Kinlin Grover Realtors from Across the Cape

Kinlin Grover "Meet & Greet"

We welcomed our new partners from Kinlin Grover Real Estate to the Marvin Design Gallery!

Win a 2013 Ford F-150 by Integrity!

Builders/Remodelers/Architects - Learn more about the strength and durability of Ultrex fiberglass and register for a chance to win a Ford F-150!

Enter by June 30, 2013. Click to Enter.

www.integritywindows.com/Promo7

 

Hyannis Rotary Home & Garden Show

Visit Marvin Design Gallery at the Home & Garden Show taking place March 22-23.

We are in booths 100 & 101. Click here to see more information.

Top 10 Home Trends for 2012

Each year, around the time of the International Builders Show, Marvin Windows and Doors compiles a list of the top trends in home building and design. These compilations tend to be among the more popular posts we share throughout the year.

Wood-Ultrex Special Sizes

Integrity® from Marvin Windows and Doors continues its reputation of providing the toughest high-­‐performance windows with special sizes for Wood-­‐Ultrex® windows.

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