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Winston Salem, North Carolina Window Replacement

Last updated on 11/15/2019

Winston Salem window replacement jobs can be more affordable than many homeowners may first think. Instead of just seeing an expensive price tag while looking at potential Winston Salem windows, consider the factors that contribute to the price of this type of home improvement project. Carefully compare manufacturers, installation contractors, window replacement warranties, and more before deciding upon the most suitable option for your home. Review window replacement ratings and determine what models are built to last the longest. Look at a Winston Salem window replacement opportunity as what it can provide for your house rather then the total amount it will cost after all is said and done.

Installing New Windows

When faced with the decision of how to go about your North Carolina replacement installation you have two choices. The first option is to do the installing process yourself while the second is hiring a professional to complete the task. There are reasons why hiring a contractor works best for some NC homeowners, however choosing to attempt the job on your own also has its advantages.

By hiring a Winston Salem service professional to install your new windows, you can be confident that the end results will be of exceptional quality. Working with a reputable company, you know that the products and service you receive will be exactly what you're looking for. A well known company that provides Winston Salem window replacement service wants to keep the name in good standing and will most likely work with you towards obtaining a satisfactory end result. Also it is comforting to know that after spending the money on new Winston Salem replacement units for your Winston Salem home that you have the help of an experienced contractor backing you up so you can avoid common mistakes.

If you decide to install Winston Salem window replacement units yourself, then there is no doubt that the cost of your window project will be less compared to the price of hiring a professional. While this option sounds tempting in your quest for the cheapest NC windows, there are a few more things to consider before pursuing a do it yourself Winston Salem window replacement job. It may be that you have never before done a project like this. Installing replacement windows is not something that is easily finished without problems along the way. Chances are you will encounter some difficulties in which it would be beneficial to have a Winston Salem professional to lend a hand. This would allow your windows to be as efficient as you had initially hoped.

In some instances, Winston Salem window replacement models come with a warranty from the manufacturer after being purchased or with Low E glass. This is a great way to be sure that you're not receiving just any old North Carolina window unit but rather one that is made carefully so that its durability and functionality are not compromised. When attempting to replace your windows without professional help, you must be careful not to void this warranty by altering any condition of the product during installation.

Window Maintenance Tips

After spending days or weeks planning for the Winston Salem window replacement job that you just completed, it does not make sense to let them become worn or damaged any sooner than they will over the course of the following years. In order to get the most use of your North Carolina windows, gain a better understanding of what types of things can be done to ensure their condition over time. Using a bit of warm water with a dash of soap, gently take any dirt or build up from the replacement unit. Carefully squeegee over the pane to leave a clean surface across your windows. Pay carefully attention to the edges and corners along the frame for these spaces are most likely to catch dirt throughout the day. Remove any messes with a soft towel and wipe dry so that no soap or water remains.

In order for this advice to be most effective, you should make an effort to practice these Winston Salem window replacement maintenance steps more than once every Spring cleaning. While it is true that performing these cleaning tips as often as possible would result in the best condition of your NC windows, but nobody wants to wake up each morning and think about making time to wipe down each pane of glass around their Winston Salem home. Perhaps this makes for a good opportunity to put the kids to work after they ask for an increase in allowance. Work out a deal where a weekly window cleaning schedule can be made. This way your Winston Salem window replacement models can be maintained correctly, the kids will stay busy around the house under your watchful eye, and you will also free up a few extra minutes to relax.

Winston Salem, North Carolina U-Factor and SHGC Ratings for Replacement Windows

When shopping for replacement windows in Winston Salem, North Carolina - located in Forsyth 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 Winston Salem 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 Winston Salem, North Carolina and Winston Salem's metro area counties including: Davidson County NC, Davie County NC, Forsyth County NC, Stokes County NC, and Yadkin County NC.

The climate zone, u-factor and SHGC listed for your county in the Winston Salem, NC 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 Winston Salem metro area, simply do the following:

  1. Find your county in the left most column.
  2. Find your climate zone in the orange box to the right of the column with your county's name.
  3. 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.
  4. Under the product type, you will find the best u-factor and shgc as determined by Energy Star.
  5. 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.

Counties
Davie County NC
Forsyth County NC
Stokes County NC
Yadkin County NC
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
Counties
Davidson County NC 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

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 Winston Salem, NC 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 Winston Salem, North Carolina 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.

Winston Salem Window Suppliers

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

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Accent Renovations Get Quotes Online Claim this Listing  In business since 2019
 3960 Magnolia Place Ln Winston Salem, NC 27107
 (336) 996-8453
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Adams June & Garland Builders Get Quotes Online Claim this Listing  In business since 2011
 2460 Lake Forest Dr Winston Salem, NC 27106
 (336) 414-5669
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Comfortgranted HVAC + Building Get Quotes Online Claim this Listing  In business since 2017
 211 Chesterton Way # 2 Winston Salem, NC 27104
 (828) 409-0444
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Cooper Landscaping & Supplies Get Quotes Online Claim this Listing  In business since 2008
 12847 Old US Highway 52 Winston Salem, NC 27107
 (336) 331-3283
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Home Services At Home Depot Get Quotes Online Claim this Listing  In business since 2016
 1000 Hanes Mall Blvd Winston Salem, NC 27103
 (336) 355-1735
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Home Services At Home Depot Get Quotes Online Claim this Listing  In business since 2016
 5721 University Pkwy Winston Salem, NC 27105
 (336) 355-2027
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Jm Long Construction Co Get Quotes Online Claim this Listing  In business since 1998
 940 S Hawthorne Rd Winston Salem, NC 27103
 (336) 777-8485
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Modern Glass & Mirror LLC Get Quotes Online Claim this Listing  In business since 2008
 1250 N Liberty St Winston Salem, NC 27101
 (336) 345-9340
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Pella Windows & Doors Get Quotes Online Claim this Listing  In business since 2001
 690 Jonestown Rd # 150 Winston Salem, NC 27103
 (336) 774-0154
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Pfaff's Inc Get Quotes Online Claim this Listing  In business since 1984
 1550 S Stratford Rd Winston Salem, NC 27103
 (336) 765-1260
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Rj Turner Remodeling Get Quotes Online Claim this Listing  In business since 2018
 1136 Louise Rd # 140 Winston Salem, NC 27107
 (336) 661-8130
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Smith Plumbing LLC Get Quotes Online Claim this Listing  In business since 2019
 2944 Fraternity Church Rd Winston Salem, NC 27127
 (336) 971-9764
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Storm Tight Windows Of CA Get Quotes Online Claim this Listing  In business since 2019
 1290 Jonestown Rd Winston Salem, NC 27103
 (336) 829-5653
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Unique Builders-Hm Remodeling Get Quotes Online Claim this Listing  In business since 2018
 208 Mctavish Ln Winston Salem, NC 27103
 (336) 590-4358
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Window Depot USA Of The Triad Get Quotes Online Claim this Listing  In business since 2021
 5723 Country Club Rd # 600 Winston Salem, NC 27104
 (336) 406-8042
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Window World Get Quotes Online Claim this Listing  In business since 2002
 678 S Stratford Rd Winston Salem, NC 27103
 (336) 765-0765

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