3 Things To Know About Vinyl Windows

Posted on: 23 January 2019

Replacing your windows is something that you may want to consider if your current windows are in disrepair. Windows that are in bad shape often allow air to escape, meaning higher heating and air conditioning bills. There are other reasons besides energy savings to consider new windows. Installing new windows can also improve your home's curb appeal and increase the value of your home. If you are looking into new windows, there are a variety of options to choose from. Vinyl is one of those options. Here are three things that you should be aware of when it comes to these windows.

The Cost

One of the first things that you should consider when it comes to vinyl windows is how much they will cost. Costs can vary depending on the size and style of your windows and how many windows you plan on replacing. On average, you can expect to pay between $450 and $600 per window with installation for vinyl windows. If the framing has to be removed and replaced, you can add between $50 and $100 to the price of each window installation. 

Your Options

Vinyl as a variety of benefits. It's low maintenance, durable, and comes in a variety of styles. When choosing your new windows it's important to take a close look at your options and choose the windows that will work best for your home. Vinyl is available in a variety of colors and textures. You can even find vinyl windows that look like wood. These windows are long-lasting. In fact, the average lifespan is between 20 and 40 years. It's important to choose a style that you will be happy with for years to comes.

Energy Efficiency

When looking into vinyl windows, energy efficiency is another thing to consider. These windows are often more energy efficient that other types of windows and installing them in your home can lead to significant energy savings. With these windows, you can see around a 15 percent savings on your energy bill. If you are replacing especially old or inefficient single pane windows, you may even see higher energy savings. They also have a healthy return on investment as well. Typically, you will see an 80 percent return if you replace the windows in your home with vinyl windows. 

If you are replacing the windows in your home, vinyl may be the way to go. Costs can vary, but typically, you will pay between $450 and $600 per window. Vinyl windows are available in a variety of style and color options. They are also typically energy-efficient and can lead to noticeable energy savings. 


Choosing Great Looking Windows

After I fixed up my yard, I realized that my home itself could use some curb appeal. I decided that one of the biggest eyesores on my home other than the porch with the flaking paint was the windows, so I started shopping for replacements. I was able to find a great deal at a local window shop, and to my surprise, they had a large variety of windows available. It was incredible to find windows that were as functional as they were beautiful, and when they were installed I was really pleased with the outcome. This blog is all about choosing great looking windows.