Three Tips to Consider When Replacing Your Windows
We work with many Northern Virginia customers in finding the perfect windows, gutters, doors, siding and trim for their homes. With windows, unfortunately, circumstances arise where you’re not installing a new set for your home. Accidents happen, faulty products fade over time, and the need to take action happens in a flash. Replacing windows involve a good deal of thought, so we figured we’d expound some of our expertise to help you get the best window for your home.
Here are a few tips to consider when replacing your windows:
Don’t Worry About Tradition — Many times, people get hung up on finding a window that pairs perfectly with their home’s existing. This isn’t always necessarily the case, as you probably have more options than you realize. Thinking outside the box can lend your home a new look and feel. For instance, a bow window in place of an existing bay window can completely transform the look and feel of your home’s exterior.
Consider Efficiency — The opportunity to replace a window doesn’t necessarily mean finding the exact same window and swapping it out with the old one. Use this opportunity to install energy efficient windows. There are substantial benefits for costs and products such as lower gas and electric bills, a reduced carbon footprint, a more comfortable home, less sustained condensation damage, better lighting, and more.
Don’t Be Too Cost-Conscious — Many times, decisions in window replacement are made in haste. The choice to put a window in as fast as possible trumps selecting a window that lasts long and has aesthetic, comfort and financial benefits. Remember that installing window, like every other home improvement decision, isn’t about getting the cheapest product possible. Getting the best and doing what’s right might mean spending a bit more than what you wanted, but it’s worth it in the long run.
Tri County Windows & Siding is family owned and operated with over 20 years of home improvement experience. Contact us today for a free, no obligation estimate!