Home improvement projects are important investments. It only makes sense to ensure that every project you undertake proves value, either by increasing your home’s value or recouping what you spent. In this blog, your local window contractor, Renewal by Andersen® of San Francisco, provides a look at why window replacement is worth the cost.
Condensation is perhaps the most misunderstood phenomenon involving windows. Many homeowners consider it bad while experts say it constitutes good energy efficiency. To further understand it, Renewal by Andersen® of San Francisco dispels the most stubborn misconceptions about it:
Imagine exerting a lot of effort searching for the perfect window only to hire a contractor who does a poor job installing it. It happens – leading to a disappointing and costly window project that you’ll likely need to have redone. Poor installation won’t just compromise your window’s looks, but more so, its function. [Read more…]
U-factor is an energy performance rating that measures how well fenestration products trap heat. If you’re serious about increasing thermal insulation (which you should be), it’s an important thing to check before making a purchase.
Wood and vinyl are undoubtedly the most popular window materials on the market. The former is the traditional favorite because of its strength and beauty while the latter is the industry’s new ruler with its affordability. Each option is special in its own right, but either is not without a drawback.