Monthly Archives: August 2013

Windows Installation and Replacement Tips

 

If you’re an aspiring homeowner, one of the things that you would look into when buying a house is proper ventilation. Since windows are 40-50% responsible for the heat lost and gain in your house, you have to check if there are enough windows or if they are installed properly in the house or if you need replacement windows.

 

One of the most helpful installing replacement windows tips that we need to know are windows types and maintenance.

 

For example, doubled pane windows use argon and krypton to properly insulate the panes, so better check if the windows you are going to install will be using gas. Same thing goes for air-sealing and frames.

 

For windows exposed to direct sunlight, use reflective glass coatings to prevent too much radiant heat. You can ask your dealer or contractors regarding this issue.

 

Windows should also entail security that’s why we need which specific ones are needed to our area.

There are areas which are really hot and prone to hurricanes. In this special case, we need to install window shutters that are truly functional and you can closed tightly if needed.

 

Windows efficiency can be magnified up to three times by installing new windows verses with a storm.

Lastly, if you’re not sure which windows to install, choose the help of experts.