Are you looking to replace old and worn-out windows? Are you planning to improve your home’s overall energy efficiency and comfort? As a professional that installs top quality replacement windows in Schenectady, NY, Renewal by Andersen® of Eastern NY knows all there is to know when it comes to replacement windows. To assist you in making the right choice for your home, we’ve listed three things that you commonly hear about replacement windows and tell you whether it is true or not:
1. Replacement windows can help you save on energy costs. When a replacement window is properly installed, it can help you save money. The materials used for the framing and glass can affect the amount of money you save. Fortunately, at Renewal by Andersen®, our windows are equipped with the finest materials available so you can get the maximum savings: Fibrex® and High Performance™ Low-E4® glass. Let’s discuss this further:
Fibrex® – is an excellent insulator that can help keep your home heated or cooled. Compared to aluminum, Fibrex® insulates 700 times better. Fibrex is also highly durable, which we will discuss later.
High Performance™ Low-E4® Glass – Aside from good framing material, Renewal by Andersen uses energy efficient glass. This glass option can help regulate heat and block out 84% of harmful UV rays. Furthermore, when compared to other glass options, High Performance™ Low-E4® glass is more 47% more energy-efficient in winter, and is 70% more energy efficient in summer.
2. Replacement windows don’t need regular maintenance. Replacement windows may be easier to clean, but they still need maintenance work, depending on the material. As we’ve mentioned earlier, Fibrex® is a highly durable material. It will not rot, fade, pit, or corrode, and will only need cleaning every now and then.
3. Replacement windows come with warranties and guarantees. This depends on the company. With Renewal by Andersen®, our work and our products will be backed by the strongest warranties. The glass and window sash will come with a 20-year warranty, and will cover any defects.
Now that you have a better understanding of how replacement windows in Albany, NY can help you, it’s time that you get rid of your old and drafty windows, and install our top quality replacements. Learn more about window replacement and our products! Feel free to give Renewal by Andersen® of Eastern NY a call today!