Tips On Choosing Replacement Windows

Category: Windows


Clayton Replacement WindowsReplacing old windows is one of the most basic ways to improve a home. In fact, our team at Mason Construction Company has helped many homeowners in the Clayton, NC area with replacement windows. Although this type of home improvement may appear to be pretty insignificant when the existing windows seem fine, new windows do offer a lot of benefits.

Replacement windows for your Clayton home can generate a new feel that brightens and lightens the design style on the interior and exterior. Replacement windows can also increase the home’s energy efficiency. They are an improvement that adds to the value of your home.

For those who are interested in these benefits, there are some things to think about when choosing the type and style of new windows.

Window Types

There are various types of window replacements that homeowners can choose from. They can go for wood, vinyl, steel, aluminum or fiberglass. Each one provides excellent features to a house although currently, the most popular type seems to be vinyl. Make sure to choose a durable item that puts a new “spin” to the home without being too expensive.

Window Strength & Durability

The durability of the window matters in relation to the forces of nature. How it is constructed and what materials it is constructed with directly affects the strength of the window.

Wind is a force that puts pressure on the window. The windows should be capable of resisting damage due to pressure from the wind during storm activity. As for the structural load, this means the ability of the window to resist pressure as a whole.

Moisture & Water Resistant Windows

There are windows that are vulnerable to moisture and rain. Some will bead or sweat moisture on the inside of the glass and frame. Check the vinyl or fiberglass window manufacturer’s information to see if the windows are made to resist moisture and water. Don’t be afraid to ask the remodeling contractor or custom home builder about windows that don’t bead or sweat inside your home.

Window Styles To Go Well With Your Home

When it comes to choosing a new window style, look at a wide variety of samples before making the final decision. Your remodeling contractor will probably work with their favorite window manufacturers, so be sure to ask all about the different styles. Of course, keep in mind the general design of the house and how it would look with the new window but also consider energy efficiency, moisture resistance, and strength.

If you are looking for Clayton remodeling contractor then please call 919.427.0628 or complete our online request form.