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Do Additional Panes Increase Your Windows Energy Efficiency?

When we talk about energy efficient windows, homeowners automatically think that we’re referring to double to triple pane windows. It’s logical to believe that an additional pane would reduce the amount of air, heat, or cold air invading the home. But does it? Below, we take a look at double or triple windows and whether or not their an energy efficient solution for your home.

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How Insulated Wall Systems Keep Your Home Warm During Winter

Let’s get right to the point. If you implement a wall system or an insulative product in your home that doesn’t seal your home interior, then you’ve wasted time, money, and resources. It’s better to start over. This is where we come in. At Window World we provide complete insulated wall systems that fully protect your home regardless of how cold it gets outside. Read below to find out more about these unique building products.

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What is R-Value and How Does it Apply to Your Home’s Insulation?

The whole point of insulation is to prevent air and moisture from penetrating through the walls of your home. Insulation can be implemented into the walls, the attic, and even underneath the house just below the flooring. Insulation is so vital to your building’s protection that it is regulated by the city, state, and federal agencies. These agencies essentially look for the following criteria:

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How Long Does Insulation Last?

If your energy bills keep going up, you might have an insulation problem. Over time, insulation wears down. Weather, critters and general age can degrade your home’s temperature protection. That said, you can find out how long your insulation will last before a swap-out is needed. Depending on your home’s insulation type, you’ll be protected for a few decades. That said, a few factors can greatly reduce your insulation’s lifespan.

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Do New Energy-Efficient Windows Add Value to Your Home?

Your home is an investment. Over time, it will appreciate, hopefully. However, there are a multitude of home improvement projects that can increase the rate at which your home appreciates. You could renovate your kitchen or bathroom. You could also add an extra room to your home. Many people say adding new energy-efficient windows increases your home’s value too? But, do they? And, why?

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Conserve Energy By Winterizing Your Windows

Winter is here, and it’s time to consider winterizing your windows. When you winterize your windows you reduce the amount of energy allowed to escape your home. You can lower your utility bill by winterizing your windows, even new replacement windows.

At Window World, we realize not everyone knows how to winterize their windows. With that in mind, we’ve created a how-to guide to help you winterize your windows effectively and efficiently.

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Why Replace Siding?

When looking at home improvements, you probably don’t think about the siding on the exterior of your home. It just is what it is, right? Not necessarily. Your home can take on the appeal of a brand new house or replicate the antiquity of a classic with a simple siding job according to your design style and the effect you want your home to portray.

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Understanding R-Values and U-Values of Windows

Dated windows can compromise the security of your home so it’s natural to replace windows that aren’t functioning as they should. Unfortunately, choosing what windows to replace your existing windows with can be a bit of a challenge because there are so many options, and you may have very little knowledge of windows.

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