Posts Tagged 'replacement-windows'

Thermal Resistance of Vinyl Replacement Windows

We have lots of days over 100 degrees here in Las Cruces, New Mexico. I'm afraid vinyl window replacements would warp or sag from the heat. Would aluminum window replacements be a better choice, or are my fears about vinyl unfounded?

Windows for Sunroom

I have 7 windows in my sunroom and they are not very energy efficient; I estimate that I need a U Factor of .28 or better to make my sunroom air tight; in addition, I'll need the southern/western exposed windows to have a low SHGC; are windows with these factors readily accessible in this area?

How much to replace old hand-crank windows?

I take care of the 93 yr old lady next door, known her for 40 years. She needs to replace three windows that have hand crank openers. She wants something easy to open and in her buget. What kind of cost am I looking at?

I want to replace a 3' x 4' window with 6' wide patio doors any advice on that?

Do I need a contractor? Are their any planning issues to consider? It's a single home on 1 acre so it would not impact any other properties.

How to Choose the Best Soundproof Windows

I recently moved into an older home on a busy Pueblo street. The only thing I don't love about it is the constant noise! I know I need soundproof windows - but I don't know where to begin my search. What should I look for when I go shopping for windows?

Which are the best moderately-priced replacement windows?

Which are the best moderately-priced replacement windows, non-vinyl for our Northern climate? We've researched fiberglass and aluminum-clad wood and vinyl.

When to Replace Old Windows

I pay huge cooling bills all summer in my home in Albuquerque. My windows are only 25 years old and I'm not sure when it is time to replace them. Any tips?

Choosing the Right Storm Windows

I'm remodeling a home and installing new storm windows. What features should I consider? I live in Orlando, which is known for heat, humidity, and the occasional windy storm.

Which material is best for window replacement? Vinyl, Fiberglass or Composite?

I am looking to replace some of my windows. Which material is best for window replacement? Vinyl, Fiberglass or Composite?

Can windows with double paned glass be cleaned and resealed?

We have French door with beveled glass. One side is cloudy because the seal has been broken between the two pieces of glass. Can the one side be cleaned and resealed so the door does not have to be replaced?

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