Top 5 Window Replacement FAQs and Answers

One of the most important parts of your home is its windows. In a way, windows act like the “eyes” of your home primarily because they help you get a glimpse of the environment around you. Apart from offering you a picturesque view of the surroundings, your windows also help improve the look, value, and overall comfort of your home.

The condition of your windows, though, can turn questionable over time. As major exterior components, they constantly exposed to the elements, leaving them vulnerable to damage if not maintained properly. When this happens, it may be time to consider investing in high-quality replacement windows. In this post, we answer some common questions to help point you in the right direction.
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The Ideal Window Contractor: A Checklist

Why does your choice of window contractor matter? To put it shortly, the success of your replacement project depends on it. You see, windows will only perform well if they have been installed correctly. This is true regardless of the kind of replacement windows you get.

Just imagine–how will a window effectively prevent air and water infiltration as well as energy wastage if there are gaps between it and the wall? Working with the ideal window contractor can help you avoid problems such as:
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Window Installation Quality Checklist: A Guide for Homeowners

 

 Window replacement is an important home improvement project that can bring a number of advantages to your home. And as one would expect, a home improvement project as valuable as this typically requires quite an investment. This makes it all the more important to make sure that everything goes well, from planning to installation.

In this post, I will guide you toward identifying if your new windows have been properly installed.
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What to Expect After a Window Installation

So you’ve decided to invest in new and energy-efficient replacement windows for your home. Congratulations! Taking that step can allow you to improve not only the overall beauty of your structure but also the comfort and performance of your home. We understand that window replacement is a difficult task, especially if this is your first time installing new windows. Most homeowners focus on preparing for the actual installation process, which is a great and surefire way to ensure the success of your project. Many people, however, forget to think about what comes next after the installation.
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5 Qualities Every Reliable Door or Window Installer Has

Given how window or door replacement can take a significant amount of your time and money, you need to make sure you get the most out of it. This means hiring a reliable installer who can ensure the job runs smoothly from start to finish. Looking for the right one, however, may be a bit daunting.
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Window Installation: What Guarantees a Good Fit

 Many homeowners don’t know a lot about the technical aspects of window replacement, but they (including you!) probably collectively know one basic thing: that a new window must fit well into the home’s walls. This is necessary for windows to function properly and last long. A good fit also ensures good looks, because really, a window installed haphazardly is an eyesore.

By the end of this post, you will already have an idea what important things guarantee a good fit and what you should expect from a window replacement and installation.
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Why You Should Plan to Replace Your Window Glass

 Contributed by Ashley Kinsela

Replacing the window glass comes with a great opportunity for you to change the look of the window, the overall setup of the property, and the functionality of the window panes. How? Well, this article will describe how can you work on the windows by simply replacing the glass panes on them.

Why Window Glass Replacement?

A common belief used to go like this that you replace a window pane only when it is broken. But it is an old concept now. Now people go for window glass replacement for a multitude of reasons and they are as follows:
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4 Popular Window Styles and How They Stand Out

 

You’ll need to decide on a number of essential factors when investing in new windows. These include your choice of window style, which contribute greatly to your home’s look and feel. You might want to do a bit of research first, weighing the pros of different styles and how they meet your home’s specific needs. Take into account its:
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Window Replacement Basics: The Lowdown on Low-E Glass

Among building materials, glass is probably the only one that can both insulate, protecting people and items from temperature and weather extremes, and control the passage of heat and light. As glass makes up a huge part of a window, it plays a big role in window performance, making it highly important that you choose the right type.
By choosing the right glass type, you can enjoy both views and natural light while controlling heat and UV absorption, which can compromise comfort and energy efficiency in the home. In this post, we’ll take a look at low-emissivity (low-E) glass and why it’s the best choice for your new windows.
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Chill Out: 3 DIY Ways to Keep Cool Without an AC Unit

It’s heat wave season. As the blistering heat scorches much of the country this summer, how do you plan to stay cool? For those without an air conditioning unit, or if your AC needs to be repaired, this question is not so simple to answer. You should call an HVAC professional like Cape Feat Air Conditioning if you live in a very hot locale; but in the meantime, here are three ways you can beat the heat even without a working air conditioner.

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