Residential & Commercial Window Cleaning

Windows Throughout History

A brief rundown of how windows came to be.

Ashley Messer - June 21, 2018

The history of windows is brief, but interesting. Since the time of the Caveman and his dwelling, humans have always required certain creature comforts. In only a matter of a few hundred years, we began to crave the sunlight from within the comfort of our homes to provide natural light and an occasional breeze, so Man developed an idea. Let's put a hole in the wall!

Some of the earliest windows were just openings in a roof to to let light in during the day. Eventually, windows were covered with animal hide, cloth, or wood in place of just being a whole in the wall to block wind and debris from enetering. Over time, windows were built that were made from pieces of glass, set in frames of wood, iron or lead. This is when the stained glass trend began. In China and Japan, paper was used to fill windows. The Romans were the first known to use glass for windows as a single piece, first produced in Roman Egypt. 

Over the centuries techniques were developed to make glass look better and easier to see through using the same amount of material as before, when glass used to be foggy and clouded with excess material. This allowed people to be able to buy tall narrow windows, separated by a piece called a mullion. These kind of glass windows were the windows of  European wealth and royalty, while paper windows were cheaper and widely used in China, Korea, and Japan, as well as the middle to lower class around the world. 

Over the years, as humans have done, windows have evolved. They went from holes in the wall, to holes with animal hide or wood coverings, to the glass beauties that we see spread across homes all over the world today.

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A Little About Us!!!


By Ashley Messer - May 16, 2018

Reflection Windows and Doors has been proudly serving Colorado for 25 Years, since 1993. Nate Carr bought the business in 2004 and was a one man show, dedicated to growing and ezpanding the company. Now he runs an office and field crew of over 30 dedicated and hard working employees with as much passion for windows as Nate himself. Our goal is to be the leader in  window cleaning and replacement, glass replacement, and siding replacement by satisfying one client at a time. We exceed our customers expectations by ensuring quality service, products, and ultimately developing prosperous business relationships. 
Our window cleaning crew is talented and throrough, and certified to clean high rises above 50 stories. So I guess that makes them Brave too! Our window installation crew really has a passion for installing windows, and incredible attention to detail to ensure that your new windows are left looking the way they should, Brand New! 
Everyone at Reflection Windows & Doors takes pride in what they do! Whether we are answering service calls, cleaning the windows in your house, or replacing a simple glass unit, you can count on us to give you windows that shine, so that you always have a good view of the world outside!
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Welcome to the Brand New Reflection Windows & Doors Website


April 4, 2018

The new Reflection Windows & Doors website is here! Our site is designed to help you find solutions to all your window, door, and siding needs. Whether you need commercial or residential window cleaning services or need to purchase and install new windows/doors, we have you covered. As Denver's most trusted quality window and door company, our goal is to make finding help an easy process. You can request a free quote through our websit or by calling us at 303-426-4474.