Home windows are meant to regulate the internal temperature of your dwelling. If improperly insulated, your house can get too hot or too cold. With the proper windows installed, you will save a tremendous amount of money on your energy bills.
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- Why Replace Your Windows
- Window Choices and Window Replacement Cost
- 5 Key Window Replacement Cost Factors
- Overall Pricing of Replacement Windows
- Best Replacement Window Installer in Utah
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Why Replace Your Windows?
There are many reasons for replacing your home's windows. If you live in an old home, your windows are most likely single pane. Single pane windows are not energy efficient. They have been known to freeze shut or become extremely cold to the touch. They are also susceptible to easy breakage. They also are inefficient at minimizing outdoor sounds.
If you notice your windows leak air or water into the house, this is a good reason to replace your windows. Water can damage your window sills and cold air will lower the temperature. Your furniture, carpets, and rugs can be damaged from sun exposure. Inefficient windows allow too much sun to enter your home creating sun exposure to any furniture, curtain fabric, or carpet in the vicinity of the window.
Another reason for replacement is window malfunctions. If your windows do not lock, open, or close properly, it is time for new windows. Malfunctioning windows also create hazards that could be dangerous to homeowners and their families. Many things affect Advanced Window Product's vinyl replacement window prices.
Window Choices and Window Replacement Cost
When choosing windows appropriate for your home, one thing to consider is the climate you live in. The climate you live in can dramatically affect your home's temperature. Whether you live in a cold or hot climate, the windows on your house will help keep your home's temperature stable.
Dual pane windows are the best replacement windows choice to regulate the temperature in your home. They are durable and energy-efficient. Our specialty dual pane or triple-pane windows will add extra insulation to help keep your home warm or cool when needed. The style of window you choose and its ability to regulate the temperature in your home both affect the cost of your window replacements. Like most products, we have different levels of products so that our windows can fit most budgets. We offer a free bid so that you can know exactly what the cost will be to improve the windows in your home.
Another thing to consider when estimating the cost of windows is their ability to save you money on your energy bill. Our windows are more energy-efficient and EnergyStar approved, so you will save money on your monthly utility bill. If you are considering updating the windows in your home, this is an important factor to consider.
5 Key Window Replacement Cost Factors
The size and shape of your windows will be determined by your home and its architectural style. What type of windows you place in your home is determined by your needs and the aesthetics you are looking for. Casement windows, double pane, exterior architectural, custom, double-hung, sliding, stain glass, and other decorative styles can not only make your home more energy-efficient but also can add a touch of class and curb appeal.
Here are 5 things to factor into your budget for new energy-efficient replacement windows for your home, to be sure your house window replacement cost makes sense!
There are many choices of beautiful exterior and interior window design possibilities for homes of any size and style. Among the most popular of all window, types are the familiar single-hung and double-hung windows, tilt and turn, picture windows, bay windows, and slider windows, among others.
These and other styles are in the same general price range and differ mostly based on size, framing material types, and glass types. Bay windows, custom-shaped windows, and other styles can require partial or complete reconstruction of the window opening for installation, which should be factored into installation and overall window replacement cost in advance.
Today’s state-of-the-art energy-efficient replacement windows come in a selection of today’s advanced glass options for maximizing performance. These can add to window glass replacement cost. For example, Low-E glass is an upgrade that improves thermal effectiveness. Double and triple-pane windows cost more than single-pane windows, and argon or krypton-filled windows cost more than uninsulated models.
Modern high-efficiency windows are usually built from high-quality construction-grade vinyl or wood. Wood is still often used for window replacement in historic homes. For most other residential and commercial construction purposes, today’s builders prefer vinyl windows. Vinyl is overall the most cost-effective material for window construction. It’s also incomparable for low maintenance requirements and strong ROI.
Vinyl frame material and installation cost are lower, and vinyl maintenance costs are negligible compared to the expense of maintaining wood windows. Vinyl replacement windows are also much more durable than wood, and they offer the overall best value in replacement windows.
Window frame color choices can affect window pricing too, so be sure it’s factored into all estimates you receive.
When you install replacement windows, the cost is based on the overall complexity of the project, the total number of hours involved, and any special materials needed. For example, standard double-hung windows are the most frequently installed. So, installers can complete this work relatively quickly and with minimal additional materials. A bay window, by contrast, can cost significantly more to install.
Typically, installing a bay window requires a partial or complete reconstruction of the window opening in preparation for the bay window installation, which costs more than a standard installation job. When structural changes are necessary, like moving wall studs, reinstalling headers, re-mortaring, and re-installing brick on the exterior, material, and labor add to your total window replacement cost.
Building out the foundation and floor area where the new floor space will be added in the bay window recess also adds to the cost of installing a bay window.
Overall Pricing of Replacement Windows
If you plan to replace multiple windows on your home, get several estimates from reputable suppliers. Make sure that installers you work with are fully licensed and bonded. Ideally, they should be factory trained by the window manufacturer, and they should be industry certified. You can also save substantially when you buy factory-direct from your window manufacturer, instead of paying budget-busting wholesale and retail markup costs.
Ask each supplier to provide you with the total window replacement cost for each of the styles and frame colors you are considering for your window replacement project.
Be sure to obtain all pricing, delivery, installation, service, guarantee, warranty, rebate, and other commitments in writing before you order. Also, be sure you are clear on the delivery and installation process that will be performed at your property.
These are some great ways to reduce your house window replacement cost. Be sure to familiarize yourself with those before you start window shopping.
Advanced Window Products Is the Best Choice for You!
If your windows are in need of an update, at Advance Window Products we are here to help. We are the leading window specialist in Utah. We have top of the line brands in windows and the best experienced and knowledgeable staff in the state. Windows are our passion. We only work with the best products and provide the best customer service. Contact us today to see our window replacement cost!