How to Choose Replacement Windows

How to choose replacement windows in Champaign, IL

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We can’t reiterate it enough that replacement windows are a wise investment in your home. Not only because they offer you a view to the outside world, but because they may help you be more energy efficient and can add a lot of appeal 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 perfect for you, your home, and your budget.

Terms you’ll likely run in to while looking for replacement windows: 

  • Sash: the frame that holds the glass and is moveable for functionality.

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

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

What to think about:

  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 main uses of replacement windows is ventilation, but not all rooms of your home require ventilation so keep this in mind when determining the placement of replacement windows for all of the rooms of your home.

  3. Style. Particular material types could be a better fit for your home and décor in Champaign than others, so make sure to keep this in mind as you peruse all of the choices available to you.
Of course there are a number of other factors that will be a part of your decision regarding replacement windows, but these are a handful to start you on the right track. If at any point you have questions in regards to our replacement windows, come by the Champaign showroom, give us a call at 217-356-6474 or schedule an in-home consultation with us via the online scheduler.

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