Lexington residents looking to upgrade their home with new windows have many choices when it comes to choosing an optimal window type that will both enhance aesthetic appeal and increase energy efficiency.
Select a provider with experience installing windows into new construction buildings to avoid issues like rot and condensation.
Double Hung Windows
Sears offers an assortment of styles and options for replacement windows that will improve both curb appeal and energy efficiency in your home. Many are Energy Star rated, helping keep temperatures comfortable year-round by keeping heated air inside while cold air stays outside.
Double hung windows feature two vertically opening sashes for ventilation and natural lighting, as well as customization options such as colors, grille designs, handle styles and more to meet the unique requirements of your home.
Lexington window companies can handle anything from simple repairs to installing brand new picture windows, with their price quote providing detailed breakdowns for labor, supplies and sales tax expenses.
Energy-efficient replacement windows can help lower utility costs. Look for models with low U-factors and high VT ratings to keep your home cooler in summer and warmer in winter. In some cases, Energy Star windows may qualify for federal tax credits to offset their installation cost; additionally they add aesthetic value and enhance lifestyle quality.
Improve the visual appeal of your home with specialty windows. These stationary options make an ideal addition to high windows, attic windows and other custom window designs. Customize them even further by choosing from an assortment of color choices and grille options!
Energy efficiency should be one of the primary considerations when shopping for new windows, so look for ones rated with the ENERGY STAR to maximize savings and minimize emissions. These types of windows often come equipped with Low-E coatings and double pane construction to maximize savings and protect the environment.
Put a premium look together with our Matte Frost Series decorative window films! Stylish yet subdued, they transform standard glass into an eye-catching canvas for any interior style or mood. Choose from tasteful options to complement any home style; these patterned designs move with lines and squares to provide a wide range of coverage levels, styles and moods.
Bay & Bow Windows
Bow windows add dimension and dimension to any home by incorporating single-hung, double-hung, and casement windows to form an eye-catching focal point that provides light and air circulation throughout.
Energy-efficient options feature Low-E glass and come in frames made of vinyl, fiberglass, aluminum or wood – adding insulation can further increase performance by filling between panes with argon gas.
To reduce window installation costs, select a company with an established local presence and many years of experience. Request references from previous customers as well as conducting a background check to ascertain their reputation; visit their showroom so you can personally see all their products and services offered.
Casement windows feature sleek frames to maximize glass space and provide a clean aesthetic in any home. Opening easily via crank mechanism, these casements provide increased air circulation.
Select Energy Star-certified models that meet stringent energy efficiency guidelines for optimal insulation performance and reduced heating/cooling costs. A lower U-factor and higher visible transmittance ratings will boost insulation effectiveness and cut heating/cooling expenses.
Consider an argon gas fill, which enhances window energy efficiency by increasing insulation properties. Also look into multi-point locking systems which increase security while adding sleek looks – they may reduce wear-and-tear over time and save on maintenance costs!
Sliding windows are easy to operate and provide ventilation in homes requiring ventilation. Their unobstructed views allow plenty of natural light into the home while their reduced number of parts make them more durable and unlikely to experience mechanical issues.
Sliding window sashes move horizontally when opening or closing them, making this less strenuous than other styles that require lifting and lowering, making it suitable for seniors. One drawback, though, is that to clean these sashes you must first take out their frame; other styles allow for easier tilt-in cleaning of window sashes.