Get the Right Features for Your New Replacement Windows
Have you heard an opinion that all replacement windows look the same? Are you worried that the new replacement windows will seem out of place with the style of your house? Have you noticed large price differences between different types of replacement windows? Shopping for replacement windows is often overwhelming because it’s expensive and unfamiliar. You want to get the right features for your new replacement windows, but you don’t really know what to look for because you haven’t done it before. Keep in mind that replacement windows come with a lot of different features. When you start the shopping process, watch for these three features below that you absolutely must have for your home:
Energy Efficient Windows
Any window you put into a home in California has to be efficient, or you won’t be happy with it. There are different levels of energy efficiency, of course, so you will have to decide what you want for your home. As you look through options, start with windows that have Energy Star labels. These windows have been tested for your region and have passed certain standards. Of course, windows with those labels vary in efficiency, so compare them from there. You will likely want three or four layers of low-E glass in California so you can reflect the heat of the sun back outside instead of letting it into your home. And you might want to have a layer of inert gas between the panes to get even more energy efficiency.
High-Quality Window Materials
There are times when you can buy generic brands and get away with it just fine, but when it comes to replacement windows, you want materials that are high in quality. That means not only choosing the right frame material but getting the windows from a company and manufacturer you can trust. They need to have a long history of success in the industry with a proven track record for window materials that are trustworthy and high in quality.
The Right Replacement Window Style
After energy efficiency, your window’s functions need to be next on your list. You want replacement windows that look nice, of course, but they also have to function well. You’ll want windows that open and close easily and don’t block walkways or let in too little natural light. Think about what you have now and what you would change about that style to give you the functions you want for your home.
When you are ready to move forward with window replacement, call the professionals at Family Replacement Windows at 855-785-1993. If you have any other features in mind that might interest you, don’t worry. We don’t try to ‘sell’ you on anything. We just want you to be able to make informed decisions. Schedule a free in-home estimate, and we’ll lay out any options that might be right for you, and then you get to pick and choose and make the right decisions for your family.