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What You Need to Know About Window Replacement

Window Replacement represents one of the more substantial investments you can make in your home. The replacement of old or under-performing windows can effectively reduce your monthly utility costs and give your home a bit more curb appeal. There are a wide variety of window replacement options to choose from, including vinyl, storm and custom wood windows as well as bay and bow windows. There are also many contractors and companies available for installation. With so many choices, you may feel a little overwhelmed. However, you can quickly and easily learn more about your what is available to you and get cost estimates to find the window replacement options that are perfect for your specific needs.

What to Consider

Use this Tool to Look Up Your Energy Star Rated Climate Zone, U-Factor, and SHGC

Two of the most important items in selecting windows that will give you the most energy efficiency are U-Factor and Solar Heat Gain Efficiency or SGHC. The U-Factor determines how well your window keeps warm air inside. In cold climates this is very important. On the other hand, SHGC is a measure of how much heat is blocked from the sun. In colder climates you want more heat to come in and in warmer southern climate zones you want replacement windows that will block heat, as you have a longer duration of warm months throughout the year.

Top Reasons To Replace Old Windows

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Windows By the Numbers

Options and Add Ons

As stated above, add ons can increase the cost of your windows significantly. Below are some common options and typical costs.