Window FAQ

Q:What is the difference between replacement and new construction windows?

A:Replacement windows are defined as windows installed into a pre-existing window opening. New construction windows are designed for homes that have yet to be constructed, or used in instances where an existing window has to be removed before it can be replaced.


Q:Can windows be installed in any weather?

A:Winter window installation may take a little extra preparation to remove the old window and a little extra cleaning afterward, but it is possible. Professional installers are ready and prepared to face the weather in order to install windows properly in any weather condition.


Q:will windows cause noise reduction?

A:Yes, getting new windows is a great way to knock down noise pollution.

Q:Can my home be too Air-Tight?

A:Homes today are Air-Tigbt to help increase energy efficiency but, when a home is too Air-Tight it can affect the ventilation.


Q:What is U-Factor for windows?

A:U-Factor measures the rate if heat transfer transfer and tells you how well the window insulates. U-Factor valuesgenerally range from 0.25 to 1.25 and are messured  in Btu/h.ft2 oF. The lower the U-Factor, the better the window insulates.


Q:Will replacement windows really improve the value of my home?

A:Replacing old windows does indeed boost your homes value. Window replacement is consistently listed as a top ten home improvement project that increases home resale value.


Q:What is the Energy Star program?

A:The Energy Star label is awarded to products for the home and office that are highly energy efficient. The program encourages the use of energy efficient products that both protect the enviroment and save consumers money.


Q:Is there always a Lifetime Warranty on windows?

A:The scope of warranties often differ by product, brand, or manufacturer. some warranties may be a "Lifetime" warranty, meaning they are valid forever. Others may only be valid for one, five, or 10 years, while others may last as long as 20 years.


Q:Why should i spend money on new windows?

A:If you consider your homes energy efficiency when you purchase new windows, they offer potential savings on your monthlu utility bills, as well. Beyond monetary returns, efficient windows also add to your homes overall comfort-a value thatis immeasurable. 

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