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What to Think About When It’s Time to Replace Your Windows

What to Think About When It’s Time to Replace Your Windows

Replacing your windows isn’t always the most straightforward feat to accomplish. That’s why it’s so important to have window replacement experts on your side.

Replacing your windows isn’t always the most straightforward feat to accomplish. That’s why it’s so important to have window replacement experts on your side. Think about the age and condition of your current windows. If it’s time to replace your windows, then here are some factors you will need to consider as the process begins.

Why You Should Replace Your Windows

If your windows are hard to open, then it’s a good sign that they need to be replaced. After all, you shouldn’t need to overexert yourself to lift or slide them open. Also, if your windows are prone to collecting too much condensation, then that’s not a good sign either. While it is possible to wash and clean your windows, you are probably unwilling to do so just because you feel it is tedious. Finally, think about the different layers of glass; single-paned windows might not do enough to keep warm air in or let fresh air out. Likewise, double-paned windows should not allow fog in between the sheets of glass.  

How Safe They Are 

Safety is always a concern, especially if you have pets or small children in your home. For instance, the tempered glass should be installed in the replacement windows for the bathroom. In case the windows break, the glass pieces will be much smaller rounded pieces instead of pointy shards.

How Energy-Efficient They Are 

Homeowners are becoming increasingly conscious of energy-efficiency. One way to help improve your home’s energy efficiency is to have replacement windows put in. Start by thinking about the climate of where you live and the way your home is configured. After that, do more research to find out which windows would make the most sense for you.

How to Choose Style and Materials 

Choosing the style of window and the right materials can be tricky. Picking Low-E glass is one smart solution since they help make the glass more energy efficient. Then you need to decide if you want the replacements to be single-hung or double-hung. If you have toddlers who are crawling around the house or just starting to walk, you will want to go with double-hung windows. Casement windows are also a viable option. Finish the project by selecting which frames and sashes you want: wood and vinyl are two of the most common choices. 

Home Improvement by Capital Remodeling

Capital Remodeling is ready to transform and beautify your home in Maryland, Virginia, and Georgia this fall with affordable window replacement services that will exceed your expectations. With our reasonable prices and flawless customer service, you will love the results. If you’re ready for a free quote, visit us online or give us a call at 1-844-320-9847. If you’d like to see our previous projects, follow us on Facebook, Pinterest, Houzz, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube.

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