Replacement windows deliver high performance and energy efficiency.
Builder grade replacement windows.
These are availble in white tan or beige bronze and in some cases sandstone or adobe colored.
They are a popular choice because they save builders money.
Both the top and bottom sashes are operable and tilt inside allowing for easier cleaning.
Builders grade windows are installed with nailing fins and as the home settles the window will move with the framing of the house.
The 3520 series double hung replacement windows are energy star rated with low e and argon gas.
Builder or contractor grade windows usually are found in the most common types such as fixed windows single hung double hung sliders and casement windows.
It comes from the fact that many builders and developers purchase a low end window model or series to put into new developments as a way to save themselves many thousands of dollars.
These windows pose a variety of problems.
This can cause the window to become out of square and to leak air.
Our flush fin option allows our windows to be installed from the exterior of a home into an existing window frame.
A full screen comes with the double hung windows.
No need to cut back stucco or siding refinish interior trim or replace blinds and window coverings.
For replacement or retrofit.
Technology is continually improving with many replacement windows offering double or triple panes of glass.
Most replacement windows are manufactured with roughly a 3 25 frame so it can easily fit into the existing 3 5 pocket.
Low e film on the glass to protect against uv rays and argon or krypton gas inside the window unit usually will be standard.
Our new construction windows are designed for simple installation during new construction.
They may have optional between glass muntins and window screens.
The fin covers the old window frame.
The big loser of course is the homeowner who may have to deal with poorly made windows flimsy hinges poor gas fills warped or bowed frames faulty balances clunky opening and closing any of the the myriad.
Here are the main issues we see when comparing builder grade windows vs.
According to boyes choosing quality windows plus expert installation would generally run anywhere from 500 to 1 200 for each unit depending on the style.
Builder grade windows is an industry term that refers to a low quality stripped down window.
This provides a clean energy efficient result.
Replacement windows come in many sizes and shapes.
Now that the old window has been removed the new window can be installed into the 3 5 pocket.
They can be custom made to the dimensions of your existing home windows.