Before you take the plunge and buy Gresham, OR replacement windows, you need to do your homework. Getting new windows will take a tangible investment in time and money, so it makes sense to learn as much as you can to make an informed decision. Choosing the right replacement window company to work with will increase your odds for success.
Here are some questions you should ask a replacement window company before you get windows for your residence.
“Will I Really Get Energy Efficiency with New Windows?”
There are certainly replacement windows that are energy efficient. You can figure out just how energy efficient they are by considering a couple of aspects. Firstly, there’s the U-factor, which measures how a window fares in keeping heat from escaping. A low U-factor is ideal. Secondly, there is solar heat gain coefficient (SHGC), which measures how effectively a window blocks sun glare and heat from getting into your home. A low SHGC is ideal. You can boost the energy properties of your replacement windows, moreover, if you choose double glazed or triple glazed windows. So, yes, you can boost the energy efficiency of your home with replacement windows.
“Will I Be Able to Find Windows that Fit My Home’s Existing Décor?”
The short answer is a resounding “yes.” Windows are available in different styles, colors, and configurations, so you’ll be able to find options that complement your home’s style. In fact, you can up the look of your home with the right type of replacement windows. A consultation with a replacement window company will help you to determine what will work best for your home.
“Are Replacement Windows Even Worth it?”
When it comes to replacement windows, the question should be: “Can you afford to go without replacement windows if the ones you have in place are the worse for wear?” While it will take a significant investment to get the replacement windows you need, delaying a buying decision for too long can have negative implications. For instance, you could see your utility bills increase or you could face costly repairs if, for instance, water gets in and causes mold.
“Can I Install the Windows Myself or Should I Have Them Installed By the Pros?”
That’s a good question, but the answer is a simple one. It’s always best to have the professionals install your replacement windows. After all, you don’t want to make a considerable investment in windows and then fail to receive the benefits because of improper installation. A lot can go wrong during the installation if you’re unfamiliar with the process. Don’t take chances.
If you have more questions, Kemp’s Windows Inc. has the answers. Call us at (503) 659-7587 to learn more about Gresham, OR replacement windows. Our staff will take the time to answer your questions and make recommendations. You can also visit our showroom located at 16107 SE McLoughlin Blvd Portland, OR 97267 to see our selection. We’re fully bonded, licensed, and insured in both Oregon and Washington. We also install what we sell, and our installers are AAMA certified.