Windows offer comfort, fresh air, and light into a home that is truly unique to each individual house. Let’s be honest, windows are one of the most conspicuous and attractive aspects of the home, so why settle for adequate windows when you can choose great windows?!
With so many different types of windows on the market choosing new windows can seem a little daunting. No worries, we’ll go over some things to consider to help you choose the right windows for your house!
Glass makes the window, but which kind of glass would be best? The truth is that there are different kinds of glass to choose from for your new windows, so begin asking yourself: what else can a window offer? In addition to visibility, windows can help you actually conserve heat and reduce energy costs. When shopping around, be sure to look out for the U-values of the glass you’re looking at. Different windows will have specific U-value ratings that measure how much heat the glass can retain in your home. This feature can help you cut heating costs in winter!
Consider the Frames
Frames are the second most noticeable aspects of your windows and a major factor to consider when seeking replacements. Frame materials include wood, composite, aluminum, and fiberglass. Each of these options has positives and negatives so be sure to consider practicality as well as the look of your overall window. Research will help narrow down your choices. For example, if you’ve been having insulation problems in your home, wood might the right choice for your home. However, wood sometimes requires more upkeep than other options like a vinyl or aluminum window frames. Knowing the respective qualities of frame types will help you choose the best option!
Choosing new windows can be your opportunity to add different features and customizations to your home. In addition to energy efficiency and practicality, you have multiple window styles to choose from. if you’d like to bring in more light into the living room, bay windows would probably be a choice selection. Do you find yourself cracking the window often? If so, awning windows offer a unique outward opening that allows for excellent air circulation even in the rain! You could also have custom windows built to your specific house goals!
We Can Help
Getting ideas but still uncertain? We can help, it’s what we do! Not only will our highly qualified staff help you explore window options, we’ll implement all replacements to ensure optimal quality and function. Excel Fencing and Decking has been proud to service Maryland since 1998, giving you the very best in-home remodeling. Call us at 410-803-9499 or fill out a contact form and one of Excel’s representatives will contact you promptly.