Orem Window Replacement
You probably have a lot of questions that need answering before you start to plan your Orem window replacement project. There are so many types of windows that are produced by so many Utah replacement window companies that picking the correct windows to put into your home seems a larger task than the installation process itself.
Where to find Answers
You probably think that the best place to go for the answers to your questions about Orem window replacement is directly to the manufacturer. While it's true that they will be able to answer all of the questions about the features of their Orem window replacement, they are going to try to sell you on buying their brand because they are, after all, manufacturing the windows to sell. They may not be willing to point out that the Orem window replacement that they want you to buy is not the best one to stand up to the climate conditions of the Orem, area and at the same time give you the best value for your dollar.
A company who is experienced in the installation of a Orem window replacement in Utah will have a lot of information on the type of windows that are most preferred by other Utah homeowners who face the same concerns with utility bills and weather conditions as you have.
Take advantage of the knowledge that the reputable ORem window replacement contractors in your area have to share to make sure that you are equipped to make good choices in purchasing your Orem window replacement. Ask your coworkers, family members and friends if they know of anyone who has undertaken large home improvement projects that included window replacement and contact the home owners for referrals. If they are happy with their choice of contractor, give the company a call and ask if they offer a free consultation. Most of the companies will send a consultant to your home to take a look at the areas that you will be addressing in your project and be able to answer your questions. The consultant isn't a salesperson for a particular brand of window, but he or she will know the differences in the different features that are available to help you choose the best window for your home improvement budget.
Don't be afraid to ask questions of the consultant. If you want efficient windows that will keep the harmful UV rays from fading your carpets and furniture and prolong the life of your expensive window treatments, use this opportunity to ask what type of window options are the best to protect Orem home interiors from the rays of the sun. If the heat from the afternoon sun on a hot summer day is making the temperature of your home unbearable, ask which windows are the best to install so that your air conditioner isn't working overtime.
While the Orem consultant is in your home, be sure to address any drafts that are costing you money as you try to keep your home warm during the Orem winter months. It may be that the frames that are now in place have started to decay or rot and that the cold Utah winds are coming into your home. There could also be a problem with the insulation that must be addressed when your UT windows are replaced.
If you're looking for maintenance free windows, ask the UT consultant if they recommend vinyl or fiberglass windows or clad windows. Ask for references about past UT installations that they have done and contact the homeowners to see how satisfied they are with their replacement. You may be surprised that you can purchase windows that tilt down so that you clean both sides of them easily from the inside, or you may discover that many of the Orem replacement contractor's previous customers rave about special coatings that discourage water spotting.
An Orem consultant from an experienced and reputable Orem window replacement contracting company will welcome the chance to answer any type of question that you may have about your large home improvement project. As you tick the questions from your list and find solutions to your problems, it should be easier to make the choice on the windows that you will install.
Get a written estimate from the Orem window replacement consultant before the session is over. Make sure that it addresses all of the areas of the replacement, from delivery of the new windows to what will be done with the original windows that will be removed. Get contact information on the person who will be supervising your project as well as a time table for completion of the replacement. Make sure that all of the license requirements for the business are up to date. The free replacement consultation should leave you confident that the project will flow smoothly.
Orem, Utah U-Factor and SHGC Ratings
Use the u-factor and solar heat gain co-efficient (SHGC) tool below to search for your Utah 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.
Orem Window Suppliers
Click the links below to see a list of local window retailers, contractors, and manufacturers.
- A Wholesale Window & Door PO Box 970964 Orem UT 84097 (801) 221-1244 Edit Listing
- Disaster Plus Corp 883 Industrial Park Rd Orem UT 84057 (801) 224-5440 Edit Listing
- Granit Guyz 1015 S State St # C Orem UT 84097 (801) 802-6166 Edit Listing
- Lowe's Home Improvement 140 W University Pkwy Orem UT 84058 (801) 229-1485 Edit Listing
- Pella Windows & Doors 1369 S State St Orem UT 84097 (801) 764-0050 Edit Listing
- Pyne Renovations & Design 255 W 100 S Orem UT 84058 (801) 362-8107 Edit Listing
- Rocky Mountain Windows & Doors 505 N 1200 W Orem UT 84057 (801) 223-7052 Edit Listing
- Therma-Glass Windows & Doors 430 W 1200 N Orem UT 84057 (801) 225-1272 Edit Listing