After a long, hot summer, the moderate temperatures of fall are more than welcome. But it won’t be long before some bitter cold fronts come sweeping in from Canada, leaving the Twin Cities under a blanket of frost. Once that winter weather starts to hit, your HVAC system will be truly put to the test.
There are many reasons you might decide to renovate your home. Perhaps you’re getting ready to place your home on the market and you want to increase its ROI. Or you’ve recently purchased a home that could use some updating. Whether you’re adding to your home’s curb appeal or increasing your energy savings, designing your home’s new windows, doors, and siding is the fun part.
Choosing the right windows for your home can completely change its look and feel. A perfect window will provide so much more than just a pretty view. When chosen wisely, it can completely change the exterior and interior look of your home while lowering your home’s annual energy costs and footprint. That’s why it’s a good idea to carefully weigh the needs of your home and your family when choosing your home’s new windows.
Windows play important roles in the energy efficiency of your home in more subtle ways than you may realize. Energy efficiency impacts your budget, quality of life, and the environment. Window installation, seals, and materials are all factors in efficiency. Below are details regarding windows and how they impact your living spaces.
One of the most important investments you will make in your home is a window replacement. On average, new windows yield an 80% or higher ROI after installation. Replacing the windows in your home may seem intimidating at first. However, the right replacement window company can help you through the process and find ways to save money while maximizing your investment.
There are several things you will notice about your new windows months or years after you have installed them. What you notice will either cause frustration and regret or satisfaction and peace of mind. So, when you compare windows, you need to look for the window elements that truly matter in the long run.
Double-hung windows are, hands down, the most installed windows anywhere in the country. Homeowners admire them for their simplistic design, versatility, and long-lasting features. Window World Twin Cities offers high-end, double-hung windows for homeowners across the Twin Cities area. If you are interested in replacing your windows, we have the perfect products for you.
Unlike more traditional double-hung windows, sliding windows open horizontally. Due to their function and the way they open, sliding windows could be a smarter option for your home. Available in a wide variety of colors, designs, materials, and finishes, sliding windows offer some advantages that may appeal to your taste and style. Below, we profile sliding windows and discuss their features and benefits.
DIY projects are everywhere. Homeowners undertake a massive project on their own without the help of professionals. Why? Mainly to save money. They may also believe that they can perform a DIY job as good as the experts. We’re not here to debate that point. We often find, however, that several issues arise when homeowners try to replace the windows in their home. We explain some of these issues below and why you should hire a certified, experienced window company for a window replacement.
Every year, the Federal government gives homeowners tax credits for specific home improvements. Although the official 2018 tax credits for window installation have not yet been officially released, we know they’re coming. And there’s a good chance they’ll look much like the tax credits over the last five to seven years. Tax credits are a great incentive for making necessary window replacements to your house. Here’s a brief overview of what you may expect based on last year’s numbers.