When you’re getting ready to select new replacement windows for your home, there are a few things you should consider in order to ensure you select the best possible replacement windows for your home. Windows are one of the first lines of defense between your home and the outside world, and they need to be strong and durable. Of course, you want your windows to match your home and may want a certain color and style, but here are a few other things to consider when choosing new windows.

Energy Efficiency

Energy efficiency and u-values of windows should be one of the first things you look at when choosing new windows. Energy efficient windows are a growing trend these days and for good reason. Energy efficient windows are more environmentally friendly and can save you money. These windows tend to be better insulators meaning they can keep heat in during the winter, and out during the summer. This can allow you to save on your electricity bill, so energy efficient windows can benefit you in many ways.

Maintenance

When choosing new windows, you should also consider the maintenance that will be required for the windows. This largely depends on the material of the window. Vinyl windows are an affordable option that requires very little maintenance. They do not scratch and are very durable. While wood windows can be very beautiful, they will require a fair amount of regular maintenance.

Warranty

Check the warranty that comes along with your window, each window and each window company will have different sets of warranties, so before you install new replacement windows, make sure you understand the details of your warranty.

Consider these three things when picking out new replacement windows, and contact Climate Door and Window with any questions you may have about replacement windows!