If functionality was the only important criteria of good replacement windows, then any average Joe can simply slap a sheet of glass to a hole in their wall and call it a day. Luckily, most homeowners value form as well. The debate of whether which carries more weight is a discussion for another time. Suffice it to say, equal parts of form and function combine to make the perfect window.
First impressions are everything, as many people say. So when it comes to setting the tone and character of your home, your front door is a great place to start. Apart from its notable qualities of durability and security, it is an important design element that adds to the home’s curb appeal, much like the siding, windows and roof.
Whether you plan to purchase wood or vinyl windows, it’s understandable that you want nothing but the best for your home. Windows are a great asset to every home, from enhancing your property values to helping you save on heating and cooling costs. There’s a bevy of windows but for the best quality, look no further than ENERGY STAR®-certified windows. [Read more…]
Energy-efficient replacement windows are great for their long-term benefits, especially with today’s rising energy costs. If you’ve been looking around showrooms, you may have noticed the ENERGY STAR® labels affixed to replacement window units. Ever wondered what these labels are for, and how they can help you find energy-efficient replacement windows? Here is a short run-down.
Homecraft® Inc. is the one-stop shop for all your window replacement needs. We offer the best of two different categories: ProVia® vinyl windows and Andersen® wood replacement windows. They’re so good that your only problem will be deciding between the two. Let us share with you the features and benefits of both:
Energy-efficient windows are rightfully marketed to lower gas and electric costs and improve comfort. What many homeowners don’t realize, though, is the fact that they provide a host of other benefits older units couldn’t offer. Here are some of them:
Do you feel drafts entering your home? Are there any broken seals or moisture buildup in your old windows? Once you notice any problematic signs and high energy bills, you should definitely check your windows’ condition. Damaged windows can bring many issues when left unattended. Repairing them, however, might not be the best option to keep them in good shape. For a more effective solution, consider getting a window replacement. [Read more…]
If it’s time to install new windows in your home, you have two options. One is to replace your old windows with exactly the same kind. The other is to choose one that truly reflects your style and meets your needs. Most homeowners tend to select windows based on how well they can increase their home’s curb appeal, ignoring other potential benefits of window replacement. [Read more…]