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Portella’s 15 Favorite Tips for Architectural Photographers

The old saying, “A picture is worth a thousand words” has never been truer. We live in a visual society where photos take precedence over words. But because of the onslaught of images people are exposed to everyday, it’s even more important to make sure your architectural photos stand out. Taking intriguing photos doesn’t require […]

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Portella’s 5 Favorite Trends in Architecture

1. Greenspace & Nature-inclusive Projects Architecture has always been concerned with nature. Either how to oppose it, and jut out from the earth, or how to blend in and be inspired by the natural world. As cities grow and edge out the natural world, there has been a push to bring nature inside, and make […]

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Is Glass Soundproof?

Soundproof glass can be a great asset for a variety of situations. If you live in an area with a very dense population, have a lot of noise coming from nearby traffic, or want to keep office interior spaces private, the idea of sealing off that sound with a new set of windows or doors […]

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Portella Steel Doors & Windows is Now Servicing New York City

Portella Steel Doors & Windows, Texas’ premiere manufacturer of custom steel doors and windows, is expanding from their headquarters in Austin, Texas. To meet the ever-increasing market demand for their custom steel door and window products, Portella is excited to announce their expansion into New York City.   Since 1999, Portella has manufactured individually engineered, […]

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Portella Steel Doors and Windows is Now Servicing Houston

Portella Steel Doors and Windows, located in Austin, Texas, has manufactured individually engineered, high-quality steel doors and windows since 1999. To meet the growing demand for their custom doors and windows around the country, Portella is proud to announce an expansion into the Houston area. Over the past 20 years, Portella has earned a solid […]

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Announcing Portella’s New Thermally Broken Profile Patent

As the nation’s leading manufacturer of thermally broken steel windows and doors, we are proud to announce our new patent for thermally broken profiles. Our new thermally broken system has the narrowest sightlines of any steel door and window system available, has superior energy efficiency ratings, and affords us the ability to customize to our […]

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Advantages of Steel Doors & Windows

Steel doors and windows are a creative solution for obtaining a beautiful, custom look with lifetime durability to make your home or office an even better investment. There are many advantages to adding Portella’s high-quality steel doors and windows to your building envelope, including: Durability: Strength is one of the key features of a steel door, and […]

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Preparing for Commercial Real Estate

October is National Financial Planning Month, and it’s also the beginning season of the most popular time to invest in real estate. If you’re considering making that office move or you are in the market for your first commercial property, these initial steps will help narrow down the process. Ask Questions Up Front There are […]

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Feeling Comfortable In Cooler Weather

As summer comes to an end and fall and winter make their debut, it’s time to start thinking about preparing your home for the colder months. According to The National Weather Channel, this winter is predicted to be one of the coldest and snowiest winters to date. There are many “to-do’s” to check off your […]

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