Tag: window replacement Minneapolis
Does the EPA Lead Paint Rule Affect You?
Are you considering window replacement or replacement siding? If your home was built before 1978 the EPA rule will affect you.
On April 22nd, this year, the EPA’s Renovation, Repair, and Painting Rule (RRP) became law. For individuals who are not familiar with this rule, it is the culmination of nearly twenty years of labor the EPA [...]
EPA Opt Out Going Away
When replacing windows or siding, owners of pre-1978 homes presently have an option to opt out of the EPA Lead Painting and Renovation Rule (RRP), if no children under 6, pregnant women or no young children frequent the home. The EPA has now decided to remove the opt out. This takes effect 60 days after publication [...]
Replacement Window Options
Do you need replacement windows? Are your windows showing their age? How much energy are your present windows wasting every year?
As you consider different options for a home improvement project, window replacement should be at the top of the list. Replacing old windows will have a major impact on any home. New windows can transform the exterior [...]
Replacement Windows – Tax Credit Available
Beware – not all energy star rated replacement windows qualify for the federal tax credit.
The previous tax credit in effect back in 2007 had different requirements than the present program. In 2007 any Energy Star rated window qualified. In 2009 and 2010 that is no longer true.
The energy efficiency requirements for a window to be [...]
Replacement Windows – Energy Star Requirements Tightened
New Energy Star requirements require windows to be more efficient. The new requirements will lead to even more efficient windows than in the past. One of the main goals of the Energy Star program is to guide consumers to the more efficient products. As technology changed a larger and larger portion of the windows manufactured meet [...]
Replacement Windows – Are They a Good Value?
There are a number of reasons to consider installing replacement windows in your Minnesota home. The construction of the vinyl frames and insulated glass has improved drastically in recent years with the new technology. Energy-efficient vinyl replacement windows that are affordable and look great have become the best option for many homeowners.
For many years, wooden replacement windows [...]
Replacement Windows – How can you compare quality?
You may not know it, but your windows may be your biggest problem in having an energy efficient home. The best solution to this is finding good, high quality replacement window. If you are going to go to the expense and stress of doing a window replacement, you want to make sure of the quality of [...]
Energy Efficient Replacement Window Video
Here is a great video on energy efficient replacement windows. If you are even considering a window replacement project you should view this video.