There are many benefits to replacing your windows, including increased energy efficiency, protection from strong winds and other inclement weather, and protection from burglary and other potential security breaches that may transpire in your home. Now that you’ve made the choice to get new impact windows, congratulations. Newly replaced windows will last 20 years and provide up to 78% return on investment on your home.
But what now?
The next step is deciding exactly what kind of quality windows you want to buy, and which ones are right for you and your home. Luckily, we’ve made this part easier for you.
If you’re seeking storm resistant…
For the quality, impact resistant windows you’re looking for, there are generally three different materials to choose from: aluminum, wood, and vinyl. These windows can withstand winds up to 200 miles per hour or category five wind conditions.
If you want to keep intruders at bay…
For keeping intruders out and away from your home, many opt for steel windows and doors. Not only are these safe options, but they also provide a long-term 98% return of investment for your home.
If you want to save the planet (and lower your utility bills)…
Energy efficient windows can save as much as 15% on your utility bills. In order to find windows that best help your wallet and the environment, look for products that are Energy Star rated. Look for windows with a good air leakage rating. This means that minimal to now air passes through any of the gaps in the window assembly. Also, seek windows with low visible transmittance. Windows with low visible transmittance are tinted, and block a great deal of outside light. This keeps the heat out during the summer.
Any questions? Contact your window replacement professionals today for consultation in order to find which windows are best for you and your home.