The Replacement Window Installation Process

Do you feel a draft through your windows during the winter? Can you hear your noisy neighbors like they are in your room?  Are you sick of high energy bills?  These might be signs that it is time to invest in replacement windows for your home.  Most homeowners hope to only purchase replacement windows for […]

Is It Time To Upgrade Your Entry Door?

Entry doors have become the focal point of both modern and classic style homes.  Many people enjoy the aesthetic benefits of a beautiful front door, but there are also functional benefits that you should research before choosing the “cheap” stylish door to replace your home’s old and outdated front door.  AHT Wisconsin Windows installs Home […]

Facts about glazing replacement windows, glass thickness, and the amount of air space

If you have shopped for replacement windows in the past, then you know that there are more options than just how many panes of glass you can get.  Upgrading your windows can help with energy efficiency, noise reduction, UV-ray protection, and durability.  Some options to upgrade your replacement windows include Low-E Coating, Glass Thickness, and […]

Disadvantages of Vinyl Replacement Windows in Madison Homes

Vinyl Replacement Windows in Madison, WI has been popular in the past due to low maintenance, but when doing your research for your upcoming window replacement project you need to take into consideration some of the disadvantages of vinyl replacement windows vs the advantages of composite replacement windows.  Disadvantages of Vinyl Replacement Windows Madison, WI […]

Vinyl replacement windows versus composite replacement windows

Vinyl Windows Vinyl window frames are usually made of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) with ultraviolet light (UV) stabilizers to keep sunlight from breaking down material as much as possible.  There are differences in the quality of one manufacturer’s vinyl compared to another,  This is because a vinyl window frame is made from a compound–a recipe of […]

Replacement Windows – Energy Efficiency & Glass Quality

Windows almost always represent the largest source of unwanted heat loss and heat gain in buildings.  In locales with extreme weather conditions like those we have here in Wisconsin, the importance of minimizing heat loss in the winter and heat gain in the summer should not be underestimated.  Window quality can make a huge difference […]

Replacement Windows – Read the Warranty!

One of the things to consider as you weigh the price of new windows is the warranty on a window and how long that warranty’s going last because that’s going to determine how far into the future your energy savings can be figured against your cost for the window.  I other words, if your window […]

Replacement Windows – Ease of operation, maintenance, security, sound, and other factors

Ease of operation and maintenance–particularly cleaning– is the second most frequent reason homeowners replace their windows.  Most newer windows either swing, slide or tilt in for easier cleaning, meaning you no longer have to go outside to wash the exterior surfaces–you can wash them from inside the house. Replacement windows available today are generally much […]

Replacement Windows – Air Infiltration

One complaint we hear from homeowners about their current windows is that they can feel air coming through their windows.  What is happening is that air passes from outside to inside the home through gaps and cracks in the window frames and/or sashes.  This is known as air infiltration, which is usually due to: Windows […]

Why AHT Wisconsin Windows is Different Than Other Wisconsin Window Companies

My father always told me that it’s not the problem that matters.  It’s what you do about the problem that matters. This brings me to a problem we see too often with other local contractors in the Appleton, Green Bay, Madison, and Brookfield areas.   We see too often in the home improvement industry, contractors agreeing […]