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Turkeys and windows

The Marvin factory in Warroad, Minn., generates truckloads of wood shavings every day. No surprise there, but here’s the fun part: Most of those shavings go to turkeys. Shavings from Marvin’s wood processing operations are sold to turkey farmers because they’re dry, fluffy and perfect for turkey bedding. White and ponderosa pines in particular perform very well in the barns. One truckload of shav...
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Marvin Windows and Doors Recognized as Most Ethical Large Company in the Country With 2014 American Business Ethics Award

Marvin Windows and Doors was awarded the 2014 American Business Ethics Award (ABEA) by the Foundation for Financial Service Professionals during an awards presentation last Tuesday in Warroad, Minnesota. Marvin was chosen as the winner in the large company category for exemplifying high standards of ethical conduct in the workplace, the marketplace and the community. “It is an honor to receive th...
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Happy Birthday, Bill Marvin!

On this day in 1917, William “Bill” Marvin was born to George and Almina Marvin in Warroad, Minnesota. Bill Marvin’s vision helped lead the growth of Marvin Windows and Doors from a regional lumber company to the world’s largest premier window and door manufacturer, and laid the foundation for what Marvin is today. In honor of our company’s great visionary, we will be featuring a special post o...
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2014 Architects Challenege Winners

The 2014 Architect Challenge has ended and the juried challenge winners have been announced.  Ten winners total were selected by the three esteemed judges and one of the ten was honored as Best in Show. The Shingle-Style Sanctuary by architect Patrick Ahearn was awarded Best in Show with unanimous agreement from the judges. The house was everything that architects love to see in a well planned de...
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Build a HOUZZ

If you’re in the planning stages of a remodel or thinking about building a new home chances are you’ve been gathering inspiration from anywhere you can find it. If you have piles of magazine clippings and a collection of Pintrest boards but need help making everything a reality then you should check out Houzz. Houzz is an online architecture, design, landscape, and home improvement community fi...
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10 Energy Saving Tips To Save Money On Your Electric ...