Exterior Window Condensation

Published October 24th, 2020 by Admin

Condensation on the outdoor surface of an insulating glass unit is not an indication that the insulating glass unit is defective. Under the right set of atmospheric conditions, it is possible to get condensation on the exterior glass surface of an IG unit. Specifically, these conditions are as follows:

• Glass temperature below dew point temperature

• Clear night sky

• Still air

• High relative humidity

• Well-insulating glazings

Experts' Advice: Keeping Your Awning Clean & Dirt Free!

Published June 3rd, 2020 by Admin

If your awning is made of 100% acrylic (all Rochester Colonial supplied awnings are 100% acrylic), one of the best ways to keep your awning looking good is to hose the fabric off on a monthly basis with clear water. This helps prevent dirt from becoming imbedded in the fabric and eliminates the need for more frequent vigorous cleaning. To clean the fabric while still on an awning frame:

4 reasons the strength of fiberglass windows matter to you

Published February 20th, 2020 by Admin

1) Fiberglass is 8 times stronger than vinyl windows

Upstate New York is notorious for drastic and random changes in the temperature and forecast. To meet these demands, Ultrex fiberglass resists expanding and contracting to protect the integrity of your home.


Mid-Winter Sale 2021

Published January 17th, 2020 by Admin

Rochester Colonial 20% off Mid-Winter Sale


Now is the time to save on all of your window and door needs! Hurry in and Save 20% off storewide! 0% interest free financing available!*

Fiberglass Entry Doors

Published September 6th, 2017 by Admin

Fiberglass Increases in Popularity


Although steel entry doors are still the number one selling material, Fiberglass doors have increased significantly in popularity. This can be attributed to the developing technologies that greatly enhance the strength of fiberglass. Provia has created the Embarq fiberglass entry door that adds strength and energy efficiency over many other doors on the market.