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Richmond, California Window Replacement

Last updated on 11/15/2019

Richmond window replacement is a project that many local California residents are looking into doing to their home. It is a great idea to look into purchasing energy efficient windows for you Richmond home. In fact, it is hard to find Richmond window replacement products that are not eco-friendly these days. Choosing energy efficient California replacement windows will help you do your part to protect the environment and save money on your utility bills.

Many Richmond homeowners may first consider a window replacement when they notice a drafty feeling coming from their old windows. You may also notice that the air inside of your home does not feel as clean anymore, maybe even dirty or dusty. This is probably due to the deterioration of the frames on your windows in your CA home. You may also notice that you are having to adjust the temperature on your thermostat more often and your utility bills are costing you more. All of these things are signs that it is time to replace your windows.

If your windows are old and outdated you may also be having trouble opening them up. This is particularly important in the Richmond area where the whether is often very enjoyable and you would like to have some of the fresh outside air inside your home. California is know for its mild weather all year long, without your windows functioning properly, you may not be able to enjoy it as much as you would like.

Choosing Window Replacement Products

When you begin shopping for your Richmond window replacement products, you will discover that the market is filled with different options in window products for your home. All of which are durable and long lasting products, some of the windows are focused on style as well as functionality, and some are standard and very affordable; either way you are bound to find a vast array of quality Richmond window replacement. Whether you are looking for slider, single pane, or double pane replacement windows for you patio doors, you will inevitably find exactly what you are looking for offered by a local CA replacement company. Finding the right products for your home can seem like a challenging process, but with the help of a Richmond window replacement specialist, you will be able to narrow down your choices and eventually find exactly what you are looking for in style, functionality, and price.

Saving Money on Window Replacement

If you are considering replacing all of the windows in your Richmond property, you are looking to invest a significant amount of money and time. However, you will find that it is worth the money that you will save and the enjoyment you will get out of your Richmond replacement windows. Even if your home improvement budget is limited, you do not want to cut corners when choosing your products. Although you can find affordable products that are still of a good quality, you do not want to skimp too much on price because you will not be receiving quality products and you will inevitably have to replace them sooner than if you had a better product in your home.

Another way many homeowners try to save on Richmond window replacement projects is by installing them yourself. If you have experience with window replacement, then there is nothing wrong with this. However, most people do not know how to properly install a window in their home and they will probably have to bring an expert in later to fix what they have done. If you are inexperienced in this field, it is best to have an Richmond window replacement professional helping you with the project.

Aluminum vs Wood

If you have never had to replace the windows in your Richmond home in the best, it may be difficult to narrow down exactly the type of products that you would like in your home. The most possible options for Richmond window replacement in a CA home is wood and aluminum. There are both benefits and disadvantage to both products.

Wood is a sturdy product that can be personalized to any degree of your liking, it is easy to paint and to customize with various detail. However, would requires a lot of maintenance and upkeep if you want them to last a long time. Without upkeep, the moisture from outside can cause swelling and cracks in the foundation of the windows. It is important to look into all of this information before purchasing wood products.

Aluminum is another popular Richmond window replacement options. It is much more durable than wood without as much maintenance to the product. However, even though they come in a variety of styles and colors they are not as customizable as wood. Generally, most California homeowners think the durability and quality is much better than wood and enjoy this low maintenance product.

Richmond, California U-Factor and SHGC Ratings for Replacement Windows

When shopping for replacement windows in Richmond, California - located in Contra Costa County - it is extremely important to purchase windows with the correct u-factor and solar heat gain coefficient (SHGC) as rated by Energy Star.

Energy Star determines the u-factor and SHGC that will give you the most energy efficienct window replacement based on your zip code's climate zone.

The climate zone assigned to your zip code takes into account how extreme the seasons are in your area of California. How warm and cold it gets where you live determines how well your new windows will need to keep out the cold air and the hot sun.

California, unlike most states, has many micro-climates. Due to these micro-climates most counties and cities in California have more than one climate zone. Therefore most CA cities and counties have more than one u-factor and solar heat gain coefficient rating depending upon which particular climate zone your zip code is in.

Below, you will find a table with the climate zones and corresponding u-factor and SHGC ratings for Richmond, California and Richmond's nearby cities and zip codes.

The climate zone, u-factor and SHGC listed for your zip code in Contra Costa County will help you to determine which replacement windows will maximize energy savings for your home.

To find the Energy Star recommended u-factor and solar heat gain coefficient (SHGC) for your city in the Richmond metro area, simply do the following:

  1. Find your city name in the left most column under "Cities and Zips".
  2. Under your city name, locate your zip code.
    1. If you don't see your zip code, scroll down to the next "Cities and Zips" heading and locate your city again. Then find your zip code.
  3. Find your climate zone in the orange box to the right of the column with your city name and zip code combination.
  4. Under the orange box with your climate zone, find the dark grey box with the product you are looking for - window replacements, new doors, or skylights.
  5. Under the product type, you will find the best u-factor and shgc as determined by Energy Star.
  6. When getting quotes from contractors, be sure that your window replacements, new skylights, and/or replacement doors have these ratings to maximize energy efficiency in your home.

Cities and Zips
Albany
94706
Belvedere Tiburon
94920
Corte Madera
94925
94976
El Cerrito
94530
El Sobrante
94803
94820
Emeryville
94608
94662
Hercules
94547
Larkspur
94939
Mill Valley
94942
Pinole
94564
Richmond
94801
94802
94804
94805
94807
94808
94850
San Pablo
94806
Sausalito
94966
North-Central Climate Zone
Windows
U-FactorSHGC
0.30 or less 0.40 or less
Skylights
U-FactorSHGC
0.53 or less 0.35 or less
Solid Doors (No Glass)
U-FactorSHGC
0.17 or less No Rating
Doors with Less than Half Glass
U-FactorSHGC
0.25 or less 0.25 or less
Doors with More than Half Glass
U-FactorSHGC
0.30 or less 0.40 or less
Cities and Zips
Greenbrae
94904
Kentfield
94914
Larkspur
94977
Rodeo
94572
Ross
94957
San Anselmo
94979
San Quentin
94964
94974
San Rafael
94901
94912
94913
94915
South-Central Climate Zone
Windows
U-FactorSHGC
0.30 or less 0.25 or less
Skylights
U-FactorSHGC
0.53 or less 0.28 or less
Solid Doors (No Glass)
U-FactorSHGC
0.17 or less No Rating
Doors with Less than Half Glass
U-FactorSHGC
0.25 or less 0.25 or less
Doors with More than Half Glass
U-FactorSHGC
0.30 or less 0.25 or less

Remember to research thoroughly prior to making a window replacement purchase, regardless of whether you are installing the windows yourself or having them installed by a licensed professional window replacement contractor.

Richmond California Window Suppliers

Below you will find a list of local window retailers, contractors, installers, and manufacturers in the Richmond area.

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The Window and Door Shop, Inc Get Quotes Online Verified Listing  In business since 1988
 185 Industrial St San Francisco, CA 94124
 (415) 282-6192

  The Window and Door Shop, Inc. was established in 1987 in San Francisco, CA. As a family-owned and operated business, we place our customer relationships above all else. We provide the Bay Area with high-quality window and door products, and friendly service that is second-to-none.

Our specialty is historic wood window and door reproductions. We manufacture our own custom wood windows and doors in a 10,000 square-foot facility in San Francisco, and we have a second location in Sacramento. In addition to manufacturing custom wood products, we also partner with the top window and door manufacturers including brands such as Marvin, Integrity, Trustile, and more!

These partnerships allow us to carry the perfect windows and doors for any new construction or remodeling project, with products to fit any design need. Our knowledgeable, skilled team can help with all your window replacement needs whether you are looking for new Marvin windows, or seeking a beautiful, historic wood window look. We can answer all your questions and guide your choice of the perfect products that will bring out the character of your home, while giving it a fresh, new look.

Trust our skilled craftsmen with your project, and you will have a stunning new view to the outside and perfectly installed windows that are built to last. The Window and Door Shop, Inc. has a large assortment of replacement door options including custom-manufactured doors, Trustile interior doors, Marvin exterior doors, and more! Whether you are a homeowner, designer, architect, or a builder, we can help you get the look you want from your new doors. We are members of AAMA (American Architectural Manufacturers Association) and NARI (National Association of the Remodeling Industry), and are accredited with the Better Business Bureau (BBB).

Our BBB rating is A+. In addition, we received a Bay Area award for best windows and doors. We love making new friends and meeting new faces!

Stop in to see us in our San Francisco, CA location, or give us a call. We can answer all your questions, with no gimmicks and no sales pitch! Your home is your greatest investment, so it deserves only the best in windows and doors. We would love to provide the personalized, honest, pressure-free service you desire for your next project.

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A-Taylor Made Window Get Quotes Online Claim this Listing  In business since 1988
 5327 Jacuzzi St # 5e Richmond, CA 94804
 (510) 559-5530
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Above & Beyond Construction Get Quotes Online Claim this Listing  In business since 2006
 4839 State Ct Richmond, CA 94804
 (510) 232-4222
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Benjamin Construction Get Quotes Online Claim this Listing  In business since 2010
 4809 Fall Ave Richmond, CA 94804
 (415) 756-7772
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Custom Wood Wincows & Doors Get Quotes Online Claim this Listing  In business since 2018
 1150 Hensley St Richmond, CA 94801
 (510) 374-6742
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Fenestration Concepts Classic Get Quotes Online Claim this Listing  In business since 2006
 1312 S 51st St Richmond, CA 94804
 (510) 620-9001
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Paul Davis Restoration Get Quotes Online Claim this Listing  In business since 2017
 PO Box 1025 Richmond, CA 94522
 (510) 803-7050
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Ray's Painting Get Quotes Online Claim this Listing  In business since 2011
 3420 Barrett Ave Richmond, CA 94805
 (650) 533-6246
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Val Betti Plumbing & Heating Get Quotes Online Claim this Listing  In business since 1984
 3605 Macdonald Ave Richmond, CA 94805
 (510) 232-5593

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