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 […]

Do you need new replacement windows?

Do you need replacement windows? The short answer is probably yes.  You’re thinking “Now wait a minute, this guy owns a replacement window company! Of course, he’s going to say I need new windows.”  Yes, I do own a replacement window company, and yes, we’re always happy to help homeowners but not at the expense […]

When is the optimal time for window installation?

Most folks assume that once it starts snowing in November, and until the snow is melted in March or April, you can’t install custom replacement windows if it’s cold out.  That’s not the case, because we do window installations all year long. The fact is that there is no bad time to install custom replacement […]

Experience and Reputation Matter when Choosing A Replacement Window Company

If you are considering replacing the windows in your home, you have an important decision to make. As you start to shop around, you will have a lot of choice. There are many window companies to choose from and here are a few tips to help guide you through the process: Look for the Number […]

Service after the sale: An important factor to consider when choosing replacement windows

You have decided to replace your windows. This is an exciting time because you are making an investment that will affect the energy efficiency, comfort, value and beauty of your home.   There will be several important decisions to make when selecting your new windows: Style; frame material; solid or hollow core, panes of glass, gas […]

Is your high-efficiency replacement window “sweating” on warm summer mornings?

During the winter months, many people become concerned with window condensation, “Sweating” and the implications it will have for their homes. When it comes to the winter window “sweating,” there are many things that we can do to fix the problem. However, there is another scenario in which people can experience window “sweating,” and it […]

Understanding and Preventing Window Condensation

Condensation is frustrating and can make you wonder if your new or replacement windows are in need of repair or replacement. You may see a few water droplets or it might look like a river is running down the glass. Either way, let’s face it – looking out your window and seeing water on the […]

Energy Star Replacement Windows & Doors, What Does This Mean?

It’s commonplace to see products with Energy Star certification stickers on all major home renewal purchases from small appliances to larger building products. When it comes to selecting the right replacement window and door for your home, do you know what this certification means? We’ll cover the 4 things you need to know about replacement […]