Easy Tips on Getting Good Quality Windows

Finding the right window replacement for your home can be difficult at times, what with so many options available to you. While ultimately the choice is yours, you’ll have an easier time choosing with help from trusted window and gutter repair contractors such as New Image Elite.

Here are some tips to help you get started:

Determine When You Should Replace Your Windows

Having single-pane windows isn’t the most effective in keeping your home’s interiors within comfortable temperature. This is because they often leave rooms feeling too chilly and dry in cold weather while too warm in hot weather. This also means your home consumes more energy to keep its interiors comfortable, so it’s best to have them replaced instead with double or multi-pane windows.

Even if you already have multi-pane windows installed, you’ll still have to check if they’re performing in good condition. If your windows are old but still retain the heat and cold within your home comfortably, then they may still have a few more years left in them. But just to be sure, it may be wise to have them inspected by a trusted professional.

What to Look for When Getting a Good-Quality Window

As a reputable window replacement company, we recommend that you visit a showroom where you can compare windows of different brands or different models within the same brand. Look for the following:

  • Operation – Check out their featured windows and see if they open and close smoothly. See if the cranks, runners, and locking devices are well-built and can withstand heavy usage, even with the weatherstripping installed.
  • Appearance – Try to imagine how your chosen windows will look in your home. Unless you’re trying to match existing window colors, we suggest choosing a low-maintenance exterior, such as vinyl or aluminum, so you’ll never have to scrape and do a repainting job.
  • Warranties – Compare the warranties for parts and finishes, and look for a warranty that covers glass replacement up to 20 years. Never throw away the receipt for your window purchase and the warranty in your records; they may come in handy later on.

With New Image Elite, you can count on the best window and siding replacement company to take care of your needs. To get in touch with us, call us at (301) 934-5454 or fill out our online contact form. Talk to us today!