If you’ve shopped around for replacement windows long enough, you’ve probably started hearing about low-emissivity (Low-E) glass. This type of glass is coated with super-thin layers of metallic oxide, which are practically invisible to the naked eye. Today, Stittsville Windows and Doors talks about the benefits of using Low-E glass for your wood or vinyl window replacement project.
People often think winter is the worst time to perform window replacement. Still, most contractors often find this period more suitable for such a project. As it turns out, doing so has surprising benefits.
While wood windows are low maintenance, regular upkeep is important to ensure they remain in good condition and provide long-term performance. Stittsville Windows and Doors, your go-to source of replacement windows in the area, shares wood window care tips.
When installing replacement windows, there are things you always need to consider, such as compatible trim, grille patterns and muntin style. A modern plate-glass window will be out of place in a symmetrical antique facade. You also have to consider that every room in the house has specific requirements.
Many people wonder if they should tackle window replacement during the colder seasons. On one hand, it’s advantageous; it helps you stay warm throughout chilly months and makes scheduling a breeze since contractors become less busy heading into winter. On the other, a home exterior project can be messy and provide discomfort.