Coming to the realization that it’s
time to start searching for replacement windows is something that nearly all homeowners have
to deal with at one point or another. Luckily, the windows made
today can offer a lot more perks
that the one’s currently installed.
Sure, they may not be 40 year old windows, but there have been a
great number of developments even
in the last 10-15 years that can help you increase your
home’s energy efficiency. So what should you look for when you’re in the market for energy
efficient replacement windows? Here’s a short list that the
team at Pella Windows and Doors in Davenport put together for you to read:
- Select the right
glass. There are a few pane possibilities for you to
consider when selecting replacement
windows, but the most important thing to take note
of is their energy efficiency. When it comes to Pella® windows, double-pane glass offers almost double the insulation that single-pane does, and if you
want even better energy efficiency, there
is triple-pane glass.
- Professional installation. To truly get the benefits
you desire from your replacement windows—like energy
efficiency and improved comfort—proper installation is essential.
Even the greatest
window or door is only as good as its installation. A Pella
Expert InstallerSM, who is re-certified annually to install Pella products, will lead your installation to help ensure your products are installed the
- Coat accordingly. With
the variety of Low-E (Low-Emissivity) glass
coatings available, you can make certain that your
new replacement windows are protecting your home correctly.
And when you strategically choose your glass coatings,
your energy efficiency can see improvement.
From coatings that reflect heat in
the summer to others that halt harmful UV rays, one of
the pros at Pella Windows and Doors can help you find
the right coating for your replacement windows.
These three tips work
as a primer for selecting your replacement windows,
but if you’d like to get a better idea what the seemingly
endless choices look like, stop by
the Pella Windows and Doors showroom in Davenport. Whether it’s a question
about which material type is right for your home or you’d
like to see your possibilities up close and in person,
feel free to give the experts at Pella Windows and Doors a
call at 563-202-8576 or arrange an in-home consultation using the online