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Three Great Reasons to Install Replacement Vinyl Windows

Posted on Mon, Sep 26, 2011

Vinyl replacement windows

 

Installing replacement vinyl windows is a great way to save money, time and increase your homes curb appeal. Vinyl windows are one of the best energy savings home improvement projects you can choose. With all the improvements the window industry has made to vinyl windows, it is easy to see why vinyl windows are the leading type of replacement window.

 

Save Money

 

Vinyl windows, made from extruded polyvinyl chloride (PVC), have become the industry standard because of their durability, thermal efficiency, and maintainability. Premium vinyl windows are built to last year after year, enduring extreme weather conditions. Vinyl is a natural insulator; its thermal properties are far superior to aluminum, steel and stainless steel. Vinyl is very easy to maintain, as a matter of fact, an occasional cleaning should keep them looking like new. Vinyl does not need to be repainted or restained because the color of the vinyl is throughout the frame, not just on the surface.

 

Save Time

 

With today’s busy life style, time is of the essence. Vinyl replacement windows will save you time and effort. No need to dedicate two or three weekends to scrapping and painting your window frames, vinyl windows will not peel or chip. Plus, keeping your windows clean on the inside and out is easier. Most vinyl windows offer a tilt in cleaning system that makes keeping your windows crystal clear a snap. No more getting out the ladder and risking injury to clean your windows.

 

Increase Curb Appeal

 

Today’s vinyl windows come in a wide array of styles and colors. Want to boost your homes curb appeal, upgrade your windows. Adding grids or changing your windows style can change the feel of your home in an instant. Consider changing the large picture window in the living room to a bow or a bay window. Instantly your room will feel bigger and you have added architectural interest to the outside of your home. Another consideration is color, changing the color of your windows can also boost your curb appeal. The options are endless.

 

Choosing the best replacement windows for your home can be overwhelming. There are many choices out in the market today. Consider having three or four in home estimates and visit the company showroom to see their products in full scale.

 

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