Another thing home owners look at when replacing their windows or the thought comes to mind on ways of to how to save energy, are costs and sizing. Sizing the window with the correct measurements is a sure fire guarantee the energy efficiency is not being wasted and your selection on new windows did not go in vain. Some of the average costs have been shocking to most Homeowners however understanding the savings of new window and stores can an hour away the frustrations of getting the installation completed. Comparisons from modernized.com shows us that the average homeowner spending roughly $200 a month on energy could save well over $700 a year if their windows are updated and more energy efficient. Home owners can also expect labor on an average to be anywhere to $35-$45 per hour. Which can lead a window install to be anywhere to an $150-$750 average per window. However, keep in mind that certain windows will cost more than other windows based on the type of window and framework, such as wood framed windows which could easily cost up to an average of $825 per window install. Besides saving energy and money throughout the year, with new window installs there is a big plus that many homeowners are not aware of, tax credits they can receive in certain states for new window installs which equals higher energy savings for not only you but your community and state as well.
Make sure you understand the installations and changes that are taking place in your house. Familiarize yourself with your current windows know their proportions, understand if they are double, single, or triple pane, as well as the type of window framing that is made out of. You want to know the types as we discussed, and you want to make sure that if you are changing up the window type or style matches the style of your home as well as installed properly. You definitely want to check your energy ratings when selecting a new window for installation, Energy Star is a great way to rate the window you are about to purchase. Keep in mind average costs and sizing of windows as we all know, play a huge factor on how many windows you would like to have installed if you’re not doing the whole house as well as preventing energy, heat, and cool air from a leaking out through cracks of the window from poor installation or as simple as your home buckling throughout the weather conditions over time.
Throughout in this blog we hope you have gained a little insight for some more knowledge as to all the things to consider when having your windows replaced. Any of you are like an expert on hand to help walk you through this process we here as Silverstone Remodeling, Inc., are more than just professionals. We are here to offer advice, suggest corrective plans, and offer you the best expertise you can’t find anywhere else.
So give us a call and a let our pros here at Silverstone Remodeling, Inc. help you start saving money and energy, today!