While shopping for replacement windows for your Seattle home, chances are you’ll notice how vast the replacement window market is today. With an abundance of materials, styles, and features to choose from, choosing replacement windows for your home can quickly become a daunting task. The good news is, the more you know about replacement windows, the easier it becomes to find the right window model for your home’s needs. To help you gain a better understanding of how to best shop for replacement windows, we’ve created a short buyers guide for you to review.
#1 Always Check the Label
Just like when you go grocery shopping, you can get almost all of the information you need about window by checking out the label. Whether you are interested in a windows insulating capabilities or which qualifications it’s passed, the label is the perfect place to start. Be on the lookout for the windows u-factor (that determines how well the window insulates) or special certifications like ENERGY STAR.
#2 Pay Attention to Your Material Choice
While it may not seem like an important factor at the time, your windows material can determine the comfort, energy efficiency and affordability of your home. Currently, the most popular window materials on the market are aluminum, vinyl, fiberglass, and wood. Each material comes with its own set of advantages and disadvantages so it’s important to do your research prior to making your choice.
#3 You Can Always Choose to Customize
If you have trouble finding the exact tone or style you’re looking for, remember, with most window materials, you have the option to either customize them yourself (with a simple paint or staining job) or place a custom order with the manufacturer.
#4 Pay Attention and Reap the Savings
One of the best benefits of replacement windows is the number of areas they help you save money. By choosing the right replacement windows, you have the potential to save on pricey electric bills, repair costs, maintenance services and even increase the resale value of your home. When you add it all up that’s a good chunk of change left in your bank account!
#5 Windows Come with Endless Features
No matter what your household needs, you can bet there’s a window for the job. Don’t be afraid to look into additional window features or technology, an associate will always be happy to explain them to you.
Still feeling a bit daunted about shopping for the best Seattle, WA replacement windows? Speaking with a Signature Windows expert is the perfect way to get the insider scoop on picking out the perfect windows. Our team has been matching homeowners with their dream windows for decades are ready to help you find the right windows for your home. Our team can even provide you with a free estimate so you know exactly what to expect from start to finish. To speak with a window expert today give us a call at 253-887- 7792 or stop by our showroom floor located at 1604 15th St. SW #110 Auburn, WA 98001.