Like many home improvement projects, a window replacement project requires a budget. Getting your new set of replacement windows usually takes time, which is why it helps to prepare your budget beforehand. In this post, we share a few considerations to keep in mind.
Account for the Materials
Frame materials for replacement windows differ in terms of price points. In other words, some will be more expensive than others. Going with the cheaper option, however, isn’t always the best. Make sure you compare them, taking their level of maintenance, durability, and longevity into account. From there, pick one that will offer the best value for your budget in the long-term.
Consider the Labor
A window replacement project is not something you can do on your own. Instead of going the DIY route, it would be more sensible to allot your budget for hiring experienced installers. You’ll find that it is more cost-effective than having to deal with the potential expenses associated with poor installation.
Check the Cost of Removal and Disposal of Old Windows
A window replacement involves the removal and disposal of the old windows to make way for the replacement window units. Keep this in mind when looking for experienced window contractors to work with for your project.
Don’t Forget Energy Efficiency
Replacing your old windows with new ones can boost your home’s energy efficiency. This means reducing your heating and cooling costs, which will surely reflect on your monthly energy bills. Make sure to look for replacement window units with the necessary features like the ENERGY STAR® and National Fenestration Rating Council® (NFRC) labels, double glazing and inert gas fill in between the panes.
Roof Masters can be relied upon for your window replacement needs. We install the revolutionary Energy Swing™ replacement windows, which offer excellent thermal performance for significant energy savings, enhance the overall value of your home and make your home look beautiful and renewed. Call us now at (301) 230-7663, or fill out our contact form to request an estimate. We serve homeowners in and around Rockville, MD.