3 Great Reasons For Replacement Windows

Replacement windows from Superior Window Company are a wise investment into your Houston home. Homes go through normal wear and tear and advancements in technologies can make some features in your home outdated. With the extreme Texas summers we experience there is no better way to prepare your home for the season than one of our replacement windows solutions. We  guarantee to make it easier for you to cool and heat your home, decreasing your utility bills and impact on the environment as well. There are many reasons to install replacement windows in a home but let’s take a look at the most common reasons people buy replacement windows for their home.

Save Money On Utilities
Let’s face it, Windows get worn out.. it happens. You get hairline cracks in your windows or leaks from worn out molding. These factprs can lead to a huge amount of wasted energy and finances. As much as 25% of your heating and cooling  can be wasted from leaky windows or molding. This problem leads directly to increased energy costs. You can stop hemorrhaging money and get replacement windows which will eliminate the issue entirely.

Protect From UV Rays
UV rays leak through cheap old windows with single pane glass. These UV rays will fade the colors in your house within a year or so if not addressed. You will notice carpet washed out in color near the window, furniture faded, and curtains especially. New replacement windows have advanced window panes and materials to block those harmful rays out. You must know your window panes if you want to get the best for your homes needs:

U-value

U-value is the speed non-solar energy travels through a window. Windows with lower U-values transfer energy slower, meaning they’re more energy efficient.

SHGC

SHGC measures how much solar radiation is transmitted through a window pane over time. The higher the number, the more radiation that will be released into a home as heat. The lower the SHGC, the more shade it provides to the home.

R-factor

R-factor is  replacement windows resistance to heat flow. Generally, it’s determined by the type of glaze applied to each window. While it is a measure of insulative ability, like U-value, energy efficiency goes up as the R-factor rises.

VL

VL values relate to how much visible sunlight comes through your windows. The higher a window’s VL, the more light it lets in. Likewise, lower VL windows mean less light in your home. It’s not an important measurement for energy efficiency, but it’s important for shaping your home’s ambiance.

Improve Your Homes Appearance:
New replacement windows from Superior Window can significantly improve the curb appeal of your home. This is important for two reasons, it helps with your own confidence in how your home appears to others. It also will draw people in to look at your home should you be ready to sell.

 

Contact Superior Window Company today for an in-home consultation and we’ll be happy to assist you. Superior Window Company offers replacement windows and doors for homes, condominiums, townhomes and multi-family units throughout the Houston area.