Common Questions First-Timers Ask about Window Replacement

Common Questions First-Timers Ask about Window Replacement

September 29, 2015

There comes a time when you need to have your windows changed, probably because they are old, falling apart, or you just want to upgrade them to better ones. Since most homeowners don’t often get window replacements, many of them are at a loss on what to do. Here are some of the most common questions people ask when doing a window replacement project for the first time.


What to Know About Window Replacement

● When is time for a replacement?
Windows suffer wear and tear over time. With the changing of the seasons, their paint can crack and peel, while the hinges can stop working properly. Old windows, meanwhile, can get drafty. If your windows are not working as they should, it is time to get a window replacement in Kingston, NY. You should also consider getting a replacement if you notice that your power bill is going up even if you didn’t buy any new appliances recently.

● Do I have to change windows all at the same time?
Of course not. Only the windows that are problematic need to be changed. Unless you want to alter the look of your property, then you can change them all at the same time, which can save you money since it is more convenient for the contractor. Remember that you should prioritize your window replacement project according to safety, energy efficiency, cost, and design.

● What kind of material is best for replacement windows?
Your replacement window can be made of any material, including vinyl, aluminum, clad wood, and fiberglass. Each of these materials looks and performs differently. Some are known for their durability while others are known for their energy-efficiency. Before you settle for a particular material, it helps to do a bit of research so you’ll know which of them can provide for your specific needs.

● How much will it cost me to do a window replacement project?
The cost of your window replacement project usually depends on many factors such as the type of material to be used and the number of windows to be replaced. Set aside a budget for the project to ensure that you will be able to afford it.

Replacing your windows is an investment that needs a big commitment. You cannot risk spending money on mediocre materials and installation services. Trust Renewal by Andersen to provide you with long-lasting window replacement products and French patio doors in Woodstock, NY, and the surrounding areas, with superior energy-efficient qualities to help you save on energy bills. Call us at (518) 831-2434 (Capital Region) or (845) 245-2664 (Hudson Valley) to sign up for our window replacement services.

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