Three reasons why people buy replacement windows.
Homeowners buy replacement windows for 3 main reasons, energy efficient, beauty, and easy of use.
Energy efficiency or window performance is measured by all major window manufacturers. The number of glass panes, the low-E coating and the a gas in the airspace all work together to make a window more energy efficient.
Energy efficient window have either 2 or 3 panes of glass. Windows with 3 panes of glass need extra support to allow them to move up and down with ease. The quality of the low-E is also important.
Many of the details about efficient glass can be found at this site. The most efficient windows for this part of the country have been give the R-5 designation by the Department of Energy.
The beauty of windows has improved dramatically in the last few years. Many exterior colors are now available and the interior can come in many colors and as finished or unfinished wood. With unfinished interior wood the color combinations are endless. Exterior trim option are also as varied as you could wish. We have many different woods available, styles of moldings in wood, vinyl and composite materials.
Windows today are made with the features that homeowners want and need. From the tilt in ease of cleaning to the operating system that make the windows easy to open and close and stay at the open position that you want. No more rulers or sticks to hold the windows open. There are many different materials that are used to allow the windows of today to operate with so little effort. No matter which material your window uses for the operations the simplicity is designed for everyone comfort.