5 Things Every Homeowner Should Know About Window Replacement

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Total Performance

Replacement windows should be thermally efficient and add to the total comfort of your home. Choose a window that meets ENERGY STAR® guidelines and has a .32 or lower U-Value, which measures heat transfer through the window.

Material Strengths

There are a variety of window materials available today; making it complicated for homeowners to understand which materials best suit their needs.

 Replacement windows should be low maintenance, durable and continue to look good over time. Wood windows look great but will require much more upkeep over time than fiberglass or vinyl low-maintenance alternatives.

Vinyl, the most frequently used material, has a tendency to warp, fade, expand and contract in extreme temperatures, causing seal failures over time.

A better option is Ultrex®, used by Infinity from Marvin. Ultrex is a pultruded fiberglass material that is eight times stronger than vinyl and…

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Are Energy Efficient Windows worth the investment?

Summer heat is baking homes right now. That is the time people ask if energy efficient windows are worth the investment. Our answer to that is simple – YES! Cool your home off this summer and beat the heat with your new replacement windows.

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Cool your home off this summer and beat the heat with your new replacement fiberglass windows from Gravina’s Window Center of Littleton

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Denver Home Show is back for DIY weekend warriors andhome owners looking for some inspiration. Here are nine things to look for at the home show happening March 18 to 20 at the National Western Complex.If you were at the 2016 Denver Home Show we will honor this special from now until May! Call now to beat the summer rush and get your windows, doors or entry doors replaced! Call 303-794-0490

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Are replacement windows a good investment?

The best energy-efficient windows reduce energy loss without compromising the look of your home. Here are a few ways you can benefit from this investment.

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The answer is yes. Your home is your most important asset.  So why wouldn’t you take care of it and improve it as it ages? You can remodel inside the home but you still have to protect the outside.  After roofs, windows and doors are the second line of defense from the weather.  Make it count.

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Watch football in your energy efficient home

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Football games have started and the air is getting cooler!  Fall is football season and the end of the summer heat.  Many people may have their eyes focused on pro or college football but we are still focused on your home.

2016 fall home improvement

Many of our homeowners wonder if we still install new windows and doors during the colder months.  The simple answer is yes!  In fact, the fall can be the best time to install because the warm weather allows us to get caught up from the busy season.  Sales appointments may end earlier as a result of the changing seasons but we will still get your project ideas up and running.

Deciding what home improvement project, you might want to do in the fall can be challenging.  You have to juggle between the weather and the holidays.  We can help.  Let us know what your window or ideas are and…

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Frequently Asked Questions When Researching Windows

 

Does replacing windows and doors really help to lower my energy bills?

Yes! When you see things like foggy glass, rotting wood, air leaks, and cold spots, you can bet your house is not energy efficient. Look for product lines are Energy Star rated. Energy Star products are independently certified to perform at levels that meet or exceed strict energy efficiency guidelines set by the U.S. Department of Energy. Products that earn the Energy Star rating are a smart choice because you will save money on energy bills without sacrificing comfort or quality. Energy-efficient windows are also a key part of a growing movement toward environmentally-friendly green remodeling. There are also tax rebates and credits available to consumers who replace their windows/doors with Energy Star rated products.

 

Cutting your energy bills isn’t the only potential benefit of replacing old windows. It can also increase your home’s value.  New windows with fiberglass or composite frames don’t require as much upkeep as older windows. If your existing windows are hard or impossible to open, replacing them with new windows will lead to more fresh air in your home when you need it.

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