5 Things You Should Know About Buying New Windows

Mar 12, 2018

If you’ve spent any amount of time shopping for new windows for your San Diego home, chances are you’ve noticed how vast the window market currently is. The good news is, there has never been more window options available for your home, the bad news is all of these choices can easily become daunting. Don’t worry, the more you know about windows, the easier it is to find the right model for your home’s specific needs.

#1 It’s all On the Label
Want to know how well a certain window will insulate your home? Check the label. Looking for a window that has passed the highest industry standards? Check the label. Not unlike the labels found on your food, the label on a windows box will tell you everything from its U-factor (a rating used to determine insulating capabilities) to whether or not the window is ENERGY STAR preferred.

#2 Know Which Material to Choose
Your window material is one of the most important decisions you’ll make while shopping for new windows. While it may not seem like an important factor, the material of your window will determine the energy efficiency, comfort, and monthly expenses of your home. Currently, the most popular window materials on the market are aluminum, vinyl, fiberglass and wood. Each material has its own set of benefits and disadvantages so it’s important to familiarize yourself with each prior to making your decision.

#3 Most Windows are Customizable
If you find you’re having difficulty finding the specific color or style you’re looking for, remember that most materials can either be hand customized (by painting or staining the frames yourself) or through a custom order fulfilled by the manufacturer.

#4 The Right Windows Can Offer Big Savings
If you’re feeling concerned about the expenses that come with purchasing a new window, it’s important to remember the many areas that new windows can help you save. With the right windows you can save on repair costs, maintenance services, and your monthly bills. You can even increase the resale value of your home by having the right window material installed.

#5 Windows are Advancing
Today new window technology is rapidly being released, making it easy for windows to suit almost every household need. Don’t be shy to speak to a window expert to learn more about what window features will best suit your home.

If finding the perfect windows still feels like an overwhelming task, we suggest speaking with a Windows Solution expert. Our experts are here to answer any questions you may have while introducing you to our selection of quality window installation Carmel Valley. Our team can even set you up with a free, no pressure, informative estimate so you know what to expect from the start all the way to the end of the project. To speak with an expert today, give us a call at 619-258-0515 or visit us in person at 11632 Riverside Dr Lakeside, CA 92040.

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