West Palm Beach, Florida Window Replacement
Last updated on 01/08/2022
West Palm Beach window replacement teams can fix any room in your house with whole new looks at very affordable rates. Whether you need a Florida window replacement in your living room or bedroom, the specialists in West Palm Beach will be at your door with any design that you order. Even if you don't know much about glass and frames sets, the West Palm Beach window replacement specialists will gladly be of assistance for any concern or question that you might have.
The residents of West Palm Beach encompass a full range of styles and tastes when it comes to their interior decor. Some like wild and lavish designs and others prefer to have things more subdued and neutral, whether it comes to their furniture and carpeting or the frames around their glass panels. Then there are people who have no opinions one way or another about what their frame sets look like, just as long as their windows provide their homes with comfort, warmth and safety. No matter what your preferences might be on these matters, a West Palm Beach window replacement team will perfectly fit any glass replacement and frame set into the walls of your house.
Replacement Teams for FL Homes
There are many benefits to having your rooms fitted with brand new window sets. If you're like the average West Palm Beach homeowner, however, you might not even be aware of just how important it could be to keep your glass and frames updated. Simply put, the frames around your glass are the bond that keeps everyone in your household comfortable by keeping the rooms insulated. As frame sets age, however, the snugness weakens and tiny slivers emerge around the glass panels. Once these older frame sets start leaking insulation, it's time to contact a West Palm Beach window replacement company for a new installation.
Florida summers can be extremely humid, so you'll want to insulate the coolness of your house as much as possible throughout the middle months of each year. When you have a replacement team professionally fit new frames into your walls, you'll find your electrical bills plummet once your house becomes naturally cooler during summer. This can serve you just as well whenever Florida has a cold winter, because the warmth of your house will be better contained than it otherwise would with an older, loosening frame set. Even if you can easily afford a high-powered temperature control unit for your home, the work of a West Palm Beach window replacement crew can help you maximize the luxury.
Newly Refitted Homes in Florida
Modern homeowners in West Palm Beach have many options when it comes to fancy and colorful new framing styles. When hiring replacement crews, most modern homeowners will choose vinyl window sets for a combination of style and durability at affordable prices. Vinyl frames are a common feature amongst houses in newer FL neighborhoods because of the strength and insulation that vinyl provides. The money that you'll save on electricity could easily pay for vinyl sets throughout your house in just a few short months. No matter what size or color of frames you might want for each room, you'll easily find them in the West Palm Beach window replacement catalogs.
Other homeowners in West Palm Beach will opt for more classic looks when hiring a window replacement crew. If you're amongst the more tradition-minded residents of the area, you might prefer to have wooden frames installed in your house. Like vinyl, wooden frames will keep your house well insulated through the harsh weather patterns of the year. Bare wood can be vulnerable to termites, however, so it's recommended that you choose wooden frames with protective coating when you place your order with a West Palm Beach window replacement company.
Window frames are also sold in aluminum sets, though they're usually not the best option for houses in West Palm Beach. Despite being inexpensive, aluminum frames insulate poorly and are therefore more ideal for large FL buildings that are already equipped with high-tech heating and cooling systems. But whether you ultimately choose vinyl, wood or aluminum sets in your next order, they can all be installed professionally by a West Palm Beach window replacement team.
Great Deals on Window Replacement
Now that you're considering new sets of frames, you'll want to look through the catalogs of all the companies in your area. Some of the big providers might have wide arrays of colors and styles, but smaller outlets could possibly have unique designs that you won't find elsewhere. You'll also want to find a company with friendly service people to do the installation work. People just like you have hired West Palm Beach window replacement crews to improve the insulation, security and appearance of their houses.
West Palm Beach, Florida U-Factor and SHGC Ratings for Replacement Windows
When shopping for replacement windows in West Palm Beach, Florida - located in Palm Beach County - it is extremely important to purchase windows (and doors) 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 replacement windows, skylights, and doors based on your county's climate zone.
The climate zone assigned to your county takes into account how extreme the seasons are in your area. How warm and cold it gets in West Palm Beach determines how well your new windows will need to keep out the cold air and the hot sun.
Below, you will find a table with the climate zones and corresponding u-factor and SHGC ratings for West Palm Beach, Florida and West Palm Beach's metro area counties including: Broward County FL, Miami-Dade County FL, and Palm Beach County FL.
The climate zone, u-factor and SHGC listed for your county in the West Palm Beach, FL area will help you to determine which replacement windows, skylights, and doors will maximize energy savings for your home.
To find the Energy Star recommended u-factor and solar heat gain coefficient (SHGC) for your county in the West Palm Beach metro area, simply do the following:
- Find your county in the left most column.
- Find your climate zone in the orange box to the right of the column with your county's name.
- 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.
- Under the product type, you will find the best u-factor and shgc as determined by Energy Star.
- 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.
|Broward County FL
Palm Beach County FL
|Southern Climate Zone|
|0.40 or less||0.25 or less|
|0.60 or less||0.28 or less|
|Solid Doors (No Glass)|
|0.17 or less||No Rating|
|Doors with Less than Half Glass|
|0.25 or less||0.25 or less|
|Doors with More than Half Glass|
|0.30 or less||0.25 or less|
If you don't see your home's county above, use the u-factor and solar heat gain co-efficient (SHGC) search tool below to search for your West Palm Beach, FL area county's recommended window efficiency ratings.
Use the table above or the tool below 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 investment in new windows, new skylights and/or new doors in the West Palm Beach, Florida area.
Remember to research thoroughly prior to making a window replacement or replacement door purchase, regardless of whether you are installing the windows and doors yourself or having them installed by a licensed professional contractor.
West Palm Beach Window Suppliers
Below you will find a list of local window retailers, contractors, installers, and manufacturers in the West Palm Beach area.