How to Choose Replacement Windows

How to choose replacement windows in Providence, Massachusetts

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It can’t be said enough that replacement windows are a great investment in your home. Not only because they give you a view to the outside world, but because they could help you be more energy efficient and can add a lot of charm to a room or your home.

All that being said, there are a couple things that you need to know when trying to decipher which replacement windows are ideal for you, your home, and your budget.

Things you’ll likely encounter while researching 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 offer 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 sure to remember both interior and exterior space when considering replacement windows so you get the most out of them.

  2. Ventilation. One of the key uses of replacement windows is ventilation, but not all areas of your home require ventilation so keep this in mind when planning out the placement of replacement windows for various rooms of your home.

  3. Style. Certain material types might be a better choice for your home and décor in Providence than others, so make certain to keep this in mind as you check out all of the options available to you.
Of course there are a number of other factors that will be considered in your decision regarding replacement windows, but these are a couple to get you started. If at any point you have questions in regards to our replacement windows, come by the Providence showroom, give us a call at 508-413-3004 or schedule an in-home consultation with us via the online scheduler.

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