5 Ways Hurricane Windows Can Help Save Your Life

Hurricane windows do more than just protect your home during a storm. They also: Stop wind borne debris from entering your home Help keep intruders out No need to climb on ladders to install shutters and risk falling Help keep roof on home during a storm Keep zombies out of your house during a zombie… Read More

7 Reasons Why You Need to Replace Your Windows

You have rotten wood windows. Your older windows are not energy efficient and are leaking air. They’re not impact windows. Non-impact windows won’t help you during a storm. The window panes are fogging up. Your insurance company no longer covers you since you don’t have hurricane rated products. The noise from outside is seeping in…. Read More

4 Signs You Ordered the Wrong Windows

When ordering windows, it’s easy to make a mistake. Here are 4 signs that you’ve ordered the wrong windows: They don’t have Miami Dade or Florida Building Code approval. They don’t fit your openings. You can feel a draft by the windows. The glass starts fogging soon after installation. Make sure to measure twice and… Read More

5 Signs You Hired the Wrong Installer

What To Look For When Hiring A Replacement Window & Door Company Finding the right door and window replacement installer is as important as choosing the best replacement windows and doors. There are several red flags to look out for when hiring a replacement window and door installer. Replacement windows and doors for any home… Read More

A Sneak Peek Inside Impact Window Manufacturing

CGI Windows & Doors, the premier manufacturer of hurricane impact resistant windows and doors, drops the curtain for an educational look inside the impact window manufacturing process with a new video located on the CGI YouTube channel. “The more you know, the better building product choices you can recommend as a dealer, or choose as… Read More

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For the second time, CGI Windows and Doors, Inc. has been named AIA Florida Allied member of the year.

CGI Windows & Doors, Inc., has been named Allied Member of the Year by AIA Florida. This is the second time CGI has received this honor. “We are very honored to be accepted and be able to work with multiple chapters of the AIA throughout Florida,” said Tom Riscili, president and CEO of CGI Windows… Read More

CGI featured on Max Mayfield’s Hurricane House Call Special

The link is in. You can now watch Max Mayfield’s Hurricane House Calls at this link. CGI was lucky enough to lend a hand and provide an impact resistant Estate door to Jackie and Joshua. Special thanks to JVR Impact Windows and Doors for their installation! Watch the special and be prepared this hurricane season!… Read More

Are You Prepared for Hurricane Season?

Are You Prepared for Hurricane Season? Take the Quiz at hurricanepreparednesstips.com, a new site sponsored by CGI Windows and Doors. Get all the info you need about what to do before, during, and after a storm. Read the latest press release and then visit the site. To review the official release, click here. Media Contact:… Read More

Hurricane Season 2014: Are Your Windows Ready?

Read our newest Press Release on 2014’s Hurricane Season. Are your windows ready? Products from CGI Windows & Doors are Designed for Safety and Security To review the official release, click here. Miami, FL (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 The recently released 2014 hurricane season forecast from the experts at Colorado State University predicts a slower… Read More

Why impact vinyl impact windows?

Targa Impact Vinyl Windows CGI Windows & Doors has long been recognized as the first manufacturer of hurricane windows and doors to offer laminated glass that met the most stringent Miami-Dade impact standards. We have worked to build a name and reputation as one of the best impact window manufacturers in the country. As energy… Read More

Targa- the new vinyl impact window line designed to maximize security, protection and energy efficiency

Here’s our latest press release about our new vinyl line of impact resistant windows:   Media Contact: Kim Drew, APR 706.568.9504 kimdrewpr@bellsouth.net   Shield Your Home with Targa by CGI New Vinyl Impact Window Line from CGI Windows & Doors (Miami, FL) – CGI Windows & Doors ups the ante in home protection with the… Read More

Ground-breaking LEED Platinum Home Features CGI Windows & Doors

In case you missed our latest press release, please see below for information on 2020 Alton Road- a LEED Platinum rated home. Video: http://youtu.be/QZoKvQ99tuE Installation by Clear Choice Windows and Doors Media Contact: Kim Drew, APR, 706.568.9504, kimdrewpr@bellsouth.net (Miami, FL) – A new home project in Miami Beach, Fla., 2020 Alton, has been awarded LEED… Read More

Why Choose Sentinel Impact Resistant Windows and Doors

An investment in hurricane impact resistant Sentinel Windows and Doors for your home or commercial property is a very wise decision. Sentinel Impact Resistant Windows and Doors are manufactured and backed by CGI, founded in 1992 and one of the original pioneers in design and manufacture of high performance impact hurricane resistant windows and doors…. Read More

Selecting Impact Resistant Glass

Selecting the appropriate impact resistant glass make-up is an important part of your window and door selection. Step 1: Select between laminated glass or insulated laminated glass. Laminated Hurricane Impact Resistant Glass is comprised of two sheets of glass bonded together with a protective interlayer. Laminated glass is the primary hurricane barrier used in impact… Read More

Back to basics- Which windows and doors are best for you? A quick review.

Here are the different options you have available for your next project with CGI Windows and Doors. Windows: Casement A casement window swings open like a door. Hinged on the side, casement windows provide excellent ventilation and unlike a single hung, it has no center rail to obstruct the view. Project Out/ Awning A project… Read More

White Paper- How to Choose Impact Windows

Selecting the Right Impact and Hurricane Windows Special thank you to Kim for making this white paper happen! We’ve all seen those awful post-storm photos of 2x4s speared through a window, shattered glass covering someone’s possessions and furniture and belongings sucked through a window and scattered. Hurricanes, tornadoes, straight-line winds – all of these weather… Read More

Meet Oscar E. Cordova, Sr.- Director of Architectural Services

Oscar started with CGI 16 years ago.  Originally an estimator, Oscar has moved up the ranks through the years to become our Director of Architectural Services. His past positions at CGI included Estimator, Estimator Supervisor, Sales Representative, and Sales Manager so Oscar really knows the business. It doesn’t hurt that’s he’s been working in windows… Read More

Permit Fees for Impact Windows and Doors by Carlos Paesano

Carlos Paesano is the owner of Astor Windows and Doors, an impact-resistant window specialist based out of Miami, Florida.  Astor Windows provides full service window installations for both residential and commercial applications. Carlos recently posted a blog we thought could be of help to our readers. With his permission, we are reposting it here. Permit… Read More

CGI Advantages – One Product At A Time

CGI Impact Resistant Windows and Doors stands out from the competition, and we’d like to tell you how, one product at a time.  From time to time, we’ll be using our blog to explain the CGI advantages of our different products and hope these key points are helpful when making your decision. As always, if you… Read More