It can be a tough but rewarding task to replace your home’s windows, just like having a residential roof replacement project. This is because you’ll need to find a reliable company to work with, but you’ll also need to see if it carries your desired window material. This can be daunting, especially for those who are tackling this project for the first time. One of the primary concerns of homeowners is the… Continue Reading
Heat gain and heat loss through windows are responsible for 25% to 30% of residential cooling and heating costs according to the U.S. Department of Energy. Installing an energy-efficient window can help lower this figure and reduce your cooling costs. Keep in mind not all windows offer the same amount of energy savings. To determine a window’s energy efficiency, check the National Fenestration Rating Council® (NFRC) ratings on its performance… Continue Reading
When it comes to getting new windows, most homeowners prioritize choosing what style or color finishes they should pick. There is another feature, however, that significantly impacts how well a unit will look and function for the good part of its service life: its size. While many windows today come in standard sizes with fixed dimensions, homeowners have the option to customize their replacement units.
Double-hung windows are one of the most popular window styles you’ll find in American homes. They have two sashes in a single window frame, offering a traditional appearance that matches any home style. However, that’s not the only advantage these windows have.
If you’re planning to have a window replaced, you probably already have an idea of how much you might end up spending. Just like with some homeowners, you might think that trying to install the window on your own is a good way to cut down the costs. Yet, there are several reasons why you should just leave the work to the pros.