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Do I Need Replacement Windows?

This is the question our window installation team is often asked. How do I know if I need to replace all my windows?

Here are a few simple things you can do to find this answer:

Do all your windows open and close properly? Remember that windows are another exit way in case of a fire or a similar emergency and you want to be able to utilize them for fresh air!
If air leaks in, out, or around the window. This is where efficiency comes in. If there is a passage for air to come in and leave, then the money is literally flying out of the window. No one likes high utility bills or inconsistent levels of comfort in their home.
Notice any condensation or fogging that occurs on or between the glass? They're not working properly.
Appearance wise, chipping, deterioration, or water stains on or around the window. To put it simply, stain equals water damage equals mold.
Outdated style or style that does not blend with the rest of the house. Windows shouldn't stick out in a negative way. You'd be surprised what new windows can do for the look of your home!


How much do windows cost?

Window costs range wildly depending on who you’re using. That’s why GreenPro Direct focuses so much on providing all of the options that homeowners would need at a price significantly lower than the competition.

For a standard sized home, window replacement costs on average $175 to $700 per window.

Common high-end windows types can cost between $800 to $1,200.

Installation cost can depend on several factors. GreenPro Direct’s pricing may be below or above based on the average.


What are the options for replacement windows?

When replacing your windows, you need to think about a few things:

1.)Style
2.)Color
3.)Material
4.)Energy-Efficiency
In terms of style, you’ve got several options.

Style

Casement Windows

Casement Windows
•The definitive choice for beauty, elegance and style
•Simple beauty and superior design shine through in every Casement Window
•The slimmest profile in the industry offers a better view from anywhere in your home

Awning Windows

Awning Windows
•The unique design of this expertly crafted window will impart a bold statement of elegance and style
•Awning windows open up and out and can easily be paired with fixed-lites
•Awning windows add both a visual interest and increased ventilation to your home

Bay & Bow Windows

Bay & Bow Windows
•Bay and bow windows let you change the basic architectural look of your home - inside and out
•Bay and bow windows create an instant feeling of added spaciousness and light
•Bay and bow windows create dramatic new appearances, adding style to the exterior of your home

Garden Windows

Garden Windows
•Now you can have fresh flowers or herbs in your home throughout the year, right in the room where they'll bring you the most pleasure

Swing & Clean Windows

Swing & Clean Windows
•Swing & Clean windows offer a beautiful balance between design and performance
•Swing & Clean windows are a perfect demonstration of our pursuit of performance, intelligence and beauty
•Our windows offer a crisp, clean design that will accentuate both the interior and exterior style of your home

Triple Pane

Fusion-Welded Triple Pane Vinyl Windows
•The ultimate choice for maximum beauty, strength and energy savings
•Outstanding performance starts with innovative engineered components that provide the basis for superior energy savings
•Built for exceptional appearance and trouble-free operation

Double Pane

Energy-Efficient Double Pane Vinyl Windows
•Designed to meet stringent ENERGY STAR requirements
•Narrowline frame and sash maximize daylight visibility
•Sash-to-sill interlock design provides maximum performance and beauty
Composite meeting rail reinforce

Fusion-Welded Vinyl Windows

Fusion-Welded Vinyl Window
•The perfect window with endless beauty, strength and energy savings
•Quality craftsmanship means your windows will maintain their attractive appearance inside and out with minimal upkeep
•Built for superior appearance and ease of operation

Single-Hung Vinyl Windows

Single-Hung Vinyl Windows
•The best solution for residential and light commercial applications
•The sleek lines surrounded by an appealing beveled mainframe make single-hung a wise choice

 

WINDOW COLOR

You have a few options of window color if you're getting custom order windows. Most in stock options are going to come in basic white, but you can get trendy black frames, tan frames or cream colored frames as well!

WINDOW MATERIAL

You can typically find 3 types of window materials: Vinyl, Wood, or Aluminum.

Vinyl

Modern vinyl frames are designed to withstand the impact of harsh UV light on them over time. Vinyl has emerged as one of the most popular frame options. It’s a relatively durable and inexpensive option that comes in a wide variety of colors and styles. the biggest benefit of vinyl is how much insulation it can provide.

Although vinyl frames are low maintenance and can help insulate your window, they are not as strong as many other materials and can’t be painted.

Wood

For centuries, wood was the go-to material for window frames. However, as technology has evolved other materials have slowly begun to replace this natural material.

Despite the growing number of synthetic options, many people still like the look and feel of wood. Wood can be a strong and warm material that provides adequate insulation and strong aesthetic benefits. You can paint, stain or otherwise customize wood as well.

The negative side of wood is that it’s less resilient to the elements. Water can lead to rot over time and sunlight or heat can eventually create unsightly cracks and damage. Additionally, the best quality wood is on the more expensive end of window frame materials.

Aluminum

Aluminum window frames are not the best choice for the Northeast. Although this material is inexpensive, strong, durable and able to be painted whatever color you need, it doesn’t insulate well. Although popular in warmer climates, the metal conducts heat out the frame. This can hurt your heating bill and nullify any energy-efficient glass you’re installing.

Fiberglass

One of the synthetic frame options that’s replacing wood is fiberglass. This increasingly popular material is a durable option that is resilient to weather and household use. This material also looks great on both the inside and outside of your house. It comes in a number of colors and styles that can fit your home.

ENERGY-EFFICIENCY

If you're interested in getting rebates for your windows, then energy star rated windows are for you! This will also do a great job at keeping your air in, and the elements out! It can decrease energy use and allow you to get more bang for your buck! Most windows are offered with Energy Star Options, so just ask!

Who Can Install Replacement Windows?

We can! Seriously. There are a number of professional installers on our team that would be happy to help you with your replacement windows.

See, we know how important it is to perform this task the right away. If you're not too careful, you may hire some random dude named Jim who says he knows what he's doing, but in the end, you'll be miserable trying to manage the project, make sure it's done correctly, and is completed on time.

If you're CONFIDENT in installing your own windows, then go for it! You'll save money. But if not, it's a very bad idea. You can cause water damage, mold and lots of additional problems with a bad window installation. This will cause you money and stress down the road.

Rest assured that your windows are installed perfectly and without error by letting the professionals handle it at GreenPro Direct! Interested? Contact one of our professionals today and Schedule your FREE In-Home Window Estimate!

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