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Preparing For Replacement Windows & Doors Any Time of Year

May 20, 2016 Categories: Home Renovation Tips Replacement Windows

Casement Windows

In this post, you will learn…

  • How replacement windows and doors can make your home more comfortable and energy efficient during winter
  • Why replacement windows and doors are a good investment
  • Options to consider when choosing replacement windows and doors

If you’re losing heat this winter because of old windows and doors, it might be time to think about replacing them with energy-efficient ones. Installing replacement windows and doors in your home requires careful preparation and planning, but the benefits will far exceed the initial time and expense. Whether you want to keep your home cool during the summer or warm during winter, replacement windows and doors can save you money by increasing the overall energy efficiency of your home.

Replacement Windows are an Investment

Home Replacement Windows

Purchasing replacement windows is one of the greatest investments you can make. While there are quick fixes to temporarily block incoming drafts from entering your home, the outside air can still seep in and increase your energy bills. Selecting quality custom-manufactured windows and having them properly installed will ensure your home’s temperatures are consistent.

While lowering energy costs is one of the major reasons to install replacement windows, they can also improve your home’s curb appeal. New windows may increase your property and resale values. Updating your home’s appearance with modern replacement windows also means that you can choose the type, style and color. And if you are currently dealing with old, hard to open windows, new quality replacement windows will allow for easy operating and cleaning. Simply put, the benefits of replacement windows far outweigh the initial cost.

What to Look for When Choosing Replacement Windows and Doors

Double-Hung Replacement Windows

While replacement windows and doors have many benefits, how do you choose which windows are right for you and your home? Before you can choose window types, materials, frames or glass options, you will need to choose a company to work with. Make sure the company you choose is reputable, licensed, bonded and insured. You will also want to ensure that the company you select provides superior installation by a professional and well-trained crew, as well as a warranty with specific coverage details.

When choosing replacement windows or doors, consider the function they will serve. Do you want the windows to swing open or remained closed at all times? Are you looking for a sliding door to your back porch or a focal point for your entry way? Determining the function of your windows and doors can help you decide which type you need.

Energy savings and window types are all important considerations, but you also want your windows to look fantastic and require minimal upkeep. Stanek® premium vinyl replacement windows offer unlimited, fade-resistant custom colors, multiple hardware options, and custom shapes and designs for windows, as well as custom-made, secure patio and entry doors.

Replacing Your Windows in the Winter

Replacing Windows in Winter

Now that you’re equipped with information about how replacement windows prepare your home for the winter months, you might be wondering if replacement windows and doors can be installed during winter.

Stanek can install windows during any season. By closing off each room of your home, the installation team can minimize exposure to the winter weather. The windows are then installed one at a time, by a two-person crew, working quickly to install the windows properly. Rather than waiting until spring, installing replacement windows during winter can ultimately save you more money by increasing your home’s energy efficiency sooner. Learn more about replacing windows in the winter.

Are you ready to improve your home’s energy-efficiency and save money this winter? Contact Stanek Windows today to schedule a free, in-home estimate by filling out an online form or calling us at 800-230-8301.