Deciding to invest in new windows is wise as this is an investment that gets a higher return on investment than most home improvement projects. But choosing to replace them is just the first step – you must then make a serious of other decisions. Keep reading to learn what those decisions are and then contact Progressive Insulation & Windows at (800) 500-6200 to get the help you need.
Choose the Right Window Frame
Depending on the specific company you work with, you might have many frame materials to choose from. The vast majority of windows installed in 2020 are vinyl because they are affordable, high in quality, and can be customized for any needs. They insulate your home well, they do not need to be painted, and they require very little – if any – maintenance. However, there are other options out there. Do not assume that since vinyl is so popular, it is the only option.
You Will Have Numerous Window Style Options
Once you have chosen the right material for your windows, you have will a number of styles to choose from. Some homeowners decide to choose one style for their entire home, while others like to change styles for various rooms in their home. Some want styles that perfectly match the style of their home while others choose styles that stand out. There is no right or wrong answer here – it is all about what you prefer.
You Might Want to Include Upgrades
It might be that certain upgrades are worth it for you. One popular option is to skip from double pane to triple pane. This keeps your home as energy efficient as possible and can also help increase sound proofing. If you have a portion of your home that gets straight UV rays for most of the day, then low-E coatings might be worth it. You might choose to have inert gas fillings instead of the air that is between most panes.
All of these upgrades will tack on a little cost but might be worth it for you. When you work with Progressive Insulation & Windows, we will go over all the options and make sure you know the upgrade choices and whether they are a good option for your home.
You’ll Have Choices to Make About Decorative Elements
The material and style of your windows are not the only decorative elements you will consider. You will also consider what color you want the frames, what type and color of hardware you want, if you want grilles, and other decorative elements. Once again, we can go over the options for you.