Will Replacing the Windows on My Home Add Value?

Ok, you’re considering replacing the windows on your home, but you’re probably wondering will your home’s new market value equal the cost of the new windows.  The average return on investment (ROI) for a full-house window replacement project is around 75-80%,...

Why Are Some Vinyl Window Frames So Thick?

The most common complaint you’ll hear from home owners who just got new vinyl replacement windows is that they weren’t told how much actual glass area they’d lose.  That amount can be fairly significant.  Imagine coming home from work, expecting to be awed by your new...

BAY WINDOWS VS. BOW WINDOWS

When replacing your picture window, there are a few options to consider. Two very popular kinds are the bay window and the bow window. They are similar, yet different.  The bay and the bow window are beautiful and offer a look of modern elegance. Plus, the increase in...

How to Choose a Vinyl Replacement Window

Well over 50 percent of windows purchased today are vinyl windows. Choosing a superior vinyl window can be difficult if you don’t know what to look for. It can prove even more frustrating if you buy your vinyl windows and have them installed only to find that they’re...

Is replacing your windows worth it?

So your windows are bad, the seals are shot (fogging between the panes), they’re hard to open, the frames are loose, and the whole window is cold in the winter.  But will you recoup the cost of new windows thru energy savings? Probably not.  What do the high pressure...

The Real Scoop on Window Replacement

For years the general public has been getting duped on replacement windows.  This industry has been flooded with hot-shot companies with their hot-shot salespeople who make all kinds of false claims just to steal your money with over-priced windows.  When talking to...

Window Replacements – Full Frame Window or Window Insert

There are actually two methods to replacing windows when you start window-shopping. There is what is called a full-frame window replacement and what is called an insert window replacement. So what’s the difference between an insert replacement window and a full-frame...

What is Argon and Why is it in Windows?

Argon Gas-Filled Windows Argon gas is used to increase the energy efficiency and general performance of thermal windows. Thermal windows are either double-pane or triple-pane, meaning each section of window has two or three layers of glass with a sealed space in...