Window Grills

The Positives and Negatives of Window Grilles

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Window grilles are an often underappreciated portion of your home’s windows. They offer you the flexibility to meet both contemporary and traditional design wants, and with the variety of styles and colors offered, you can find a combination to fulfill whatever your heart desires.


  • Removable between-the-glass grilles easily snap in and out so you can swap styles whenever you update your home or change styles or paint.

  • Regardless of the window grilles you choose, there are a few color choices to meet your design requirements.

  • Grille options are available today with dual or triple pane insulated glass to provide more energy efficient options than historical grilles used with single-pane glass.

  • Between-the-glass grilles and removeable grilles are available to make for a quick cleaning of the glass.

Now that we’ve taken a look at a couple positives of window grilles, let’s check out the challenges associated with window grilles.


  • While there are a host of designs available,  some homeowners feel that some grille styles might obstruct their view of the outdoors.

  • Many window grilles are permanent once installed, limiting design flexibility in the future.

  • If grilles are bonded permanently to the surface of the glass that typically cleaned, cleaning can be more difficult.

  • Replacement windows that showcase grilles are usually more expensive than those without grilles.

Whether you’re moving and need to purchase replacement windows or you’re simply shopping around for your current home, window grilles may be a great accent to your next set of windows. There are a variety of things to consider, from style to color choice, but with a little help from our experts, we’re sure you’ll find precisely what you’re searching for. Of course, with the number of products available, we suggest coming by our St. Paul showroom, giving us a call at 651-213-9049 or scheduling an in-home consultation with us via the online scheduler so you can get an up-close look at the choices we carry.

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