Grand Prairie Window Replacement
Grand Prairie window replacement can prevent costly damage to your home during the spring and summer storms that sweep across Texas. If you don't have Texas storm windows installed on your TX home, consider Grand Prairie window replacement with energy efficient storm window sets. A storm window can protect you and your home against water damage, flying glass and other hazards that can occur during high winds or a tornado.
As a suburb of Dallas and Fort Worth, Grand Prairie benefits from all of the conveniences of city life, while enjoying the more relaxed pace of a suburban community. During the summer, Grand Prairie can experience dangerous weather fronts. Long time residents know that secure Grand Prairie window replacement is essential to maintaining the security of your home. Grand Prairie window replacement professionals can guide you through each stage of the process, from selecting durable products to arranging installation through qualified professionals.
Window Replacement for Energy Efficiency
In almost every TX home, windows account for a significant portion of the energy lost during the chilly winter months or the hot, muggy summers. Underperforming windows can increase the work on your heating and cooling systems, which increases the cost of keeping your house comfortable. Grand Prairie window replacement with energy efficient products can reduce your utility bills considerably. You and your family will enjoy the time you spend at home much more when you can relax in an environment that's temperate throughout the year.
Reducing the workload on your air conditioner and furnace by installing new windows also benefits the environment. Global warming may be the result of a phenomenon called the greenhouse effect, which is caused by the accumulation of carbon dioxide gases in the earth's atmosphere. These gases are generated by machinery, factories and vehicles that burn fossil fuels for energy. The more effort your air conditioner and furnace expend to keep your TX house comfortable, the greater the risk to the environment.
When you're shopping for Grand Prairie replacement windows, look for products that carry the Energy Star label. The Energy Star label was developed by the US Department of Energy and the Environmental Protection Agency as a way to help consumers identify energy efficient replacement window sets, doors and other common household products. Energy Star brands may be more expensive as an initial investment, but the cost will pay off when you experience a higher level of comfort and safety in your Grand Prairie home.
You'll also appreciate the cost savings of Grand Prairie replacement brands with the Energy Star label. In order to earn the label, products must enable Grand Prairie homeowners to reduce their utility bills. Over time, you may see a marked decrease in your energy expenses. To find the most affordable Energy Star window replacement brands, request estimates from several reliable local providers.
Condensation and Texas Window Replacement
Condensation, or the accumulation of water vapor inside your home, can eventually harm your interior and diminish your interior air quality. Condensation occurs when moisture gathers on the glass inside your frames because the temperature of the glass is at odds with the air outside. While condensation on the exterior of your panes is a natural event that can occur when the weather cools, fog on the inside of your panes may be a sign of excessive moisture inside your home.
Moisture can gather inside your home if your rooms aren't adequately ventilated. Areas where vapor tends to gather, like the bathroom, kitchen or laundry room, should be well ventilated to encourage airflow. If your interior environment is too damp, use a dehumidifier to restore a more comfortable climate. When the weather is mild, open windows to allow fresh air to ventilate your home. Grand Prairie window replacement products are available in a variety of styles that allow easy ventilation, including casement, double hung and sliding models.
If you have double paned windows, you may see moisture gathering between the panes. In this case, wiping the glass won't remove the fog. Moisture between the layers of glass may indicate a break in the seal between the panes. If a break occurs, Grand Prairie window replacement may be the most effective way to correct the problem. Fog between the panes is a sign that your current models probably aren't insulating your house efficiently, and you may be losing energy.
Grand Prairie window replacement specialists can review your current models to determine whether you might be losing energy. Drafty rooms, high utility bills and moisture between the panes of a double glazed product indicate that Grand Prairie window replacement may be a good idea. Gather quotes from several of the leading contractors in the Dallas Fort Worth metro area to find the most competitively priced products and installation services.
Grand Prairie, Texas U-Factor and SHGC Ratings
Use the u-factor and solar heat gain co-efficient (SHGC) tool below to search for your Texas county's recommended window efficiency ratings.
Use our tool to search for the specific u-factor and SHGC for your county so that you are educated and have this information on hand in order to maximize the financial return on your new windows. Remember to research thoroughly prior to purchasing new windows, regardless of whether you are installing the windows yourself or having them installed by a licensed professional contractor.
If your county shows more than one u-factor and shgc combination, you may safely choose any combination. However, we recommend discussing the best option with a window replacement professional.
Grand Prairie Window Suppliers
Click the links below to see a list of local window retailers, contractors, and manufacturers.
- Christian Brothers Roofing 2604 W Marshall Dr # 101 Grand Prairie TX 75051 (972) 606-0504 Edit Listing
- Home Depot 1102 S State Highway 161 Grand Prairie TX 75051 (972) 264-2741 Edit Listing
- Home Depot 3850 S Carrier Pkwy Grand Prairie TX 75052 (972) 237-0025 Edit Listing
- Hours Associates 2100 N State Highway 360 #1603 Grand Prairie TX 75050 (972) 206-0750 Edit Listing
- J E Rayner General Contractor 506 W Ferndale Ln Grand Prairie TX 75052 (972) 642-1426 Edit Listing
- Joe Waddell Remodeling 814 Robertson Rd Grand Prairie TX 75050 (972) 262-1785 Edit Listing
- Kim's Alterations 5115 Lake Ridge Pkwy # 180 Grand Prairie TX 75052 (972) 602-8068 Edit Listing
- L R General Solutions 1638 Nina Dr Grand Prairie TX 75051 (214) 244-1791 Edit Listing
- Larry's Remodeling 1138 Indian Hills Dr Grand Prairie TX 75051 (972) 345-8446 Edit Listing
- Lassiter's Home Remodeling 706 SE 3rd St Grand Prairie TX 75051 (972) 262-4065 Edit Listing
- Patio Shop 1017 Cook Dr Grand Prairie TX 75050 (214) 264-9193 Edit Listing
- Royal Windows Inc 606 Fountain Pkwy Grand Prairie TX 75050 (817) 640-4433 Edit Listing
- Rubino Construction Inc 5005 Coffeyville Trl Grand Prairie TX 75052 (972) 641-6884 Edit Listing
- Statewide Remodeling PO Box 2287 Grand Prairie TX 76099 (214) 677-9000 Edit Listing
- Triupmh Interiors 901 Avenue T # 100 Grand Prairie TX 75050 (972) 623-3528 Edit Listing
- USI Remodeling 2100 N Highway 360 # 1603 Grand Prairie TX 75050 (972) 206-0750 Edit Listing
- Window Treatments By Tony 6876 Shoreview Dr Grand Prairie TX 75054 (214) 542-8612 Edit Listing