How to Choose Replacement Windows

How to choose replacement windows in Birmingham, AL

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We cannot say it enough that replacement windows are a wise investment in your home. Not only because they give you a view to the outside world, but because they could help you be more energy efficient and can bring a lot of charm to a room or your home.

All that being said, there are a handful of things that you need to realize when trying to determine which replacement windows are ideal for you, your home, and your budget.

Things you’ll likely encounter while looking for replacement windows: 

  • Sash: the frame that holds the glass and can be moved for functionality.

  • Muntins: the strips of wood or metal that divide light and offer a traditional look.

  • Mull: when two or more replacement windows are joined together.

What to ponder:

  1. Placement. Different window styles have different space needs depending on their movements. Make certain that you consider both interior and exterior space when selecting replacement windows so you get the most out of them.

  2. Ventilation. One of the central uses of replacement windows is ventilation, but not all rooms of your home must have ventilation so keep this in mind when deciding the placement of replacement windows for all of the rooms of your home.

  3. Style. Particular material types may be a better choice for your home and décor in Birmingham than others, so make sure to keep this in mind as you look at all of the windows available to you.
Of course there are a variety of other factors that will play in to your decision regarding replacement windows, but these are a few to get you on the right track. If at any point you have questions regarding our replacement windows, drop by the Birmingham showroom, give us a call at 205-236-7269 or set up an in-home consultation with us via the online scheduler.

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