Replacement Window Buying Guide

Choosing replacement windows for your home can be daunting. With so many options to choose from, how do you know which is best for your home? It’s important to know your home’s needs before starting your project. Consider what you’re looking to get out of your window replacement project, then choose the windows to help you achieve your goal. While you might want a bay window, is it really the best fit for your home?

If you want to lower your energy bills, consider replacing your windows with vinyl windows equipped with energy efficient double pane and triple pane glass. If a curb appeal boost is what you need, consider adding a statement window in a unique color. It’s also important to take note of your home’s layout and the size of the window openings you’re looking to fill. If you’re looking to replace a window that’s wider than it is tall, it might be best to go with a slider window or a casement window. If you’re looking to add character and charm, consider a bay or a bow window.

No matter what you’re looking for, our team of replacement window experts at Window Nation will be here to guide you through the process and help you choose the best options for your home. We offer a variety of window styles to meet your home improvement needs. Our replacement window guide will help guide your decision-making process.

Double Hung Windows

Double hung windows are our most popular window style for a reason. They’re low maintenance, easy-to-use, and stylish – the perfect fit for your home. These windows open by sliding up and down in their frame, easily fitting in most window openings. Double hung windows from Window Nation can be customized in a variety of colors and materials, so you can find the perfect fit for your home. Our double hung windows are equipped with premium energy efficiency features, like double pane and triple pane glass, to keep your home feeling comfortable year-round.

Casement Windows

Casement windows from Window Nation are best in openings that are wider than they are tall. These windows open left-to-right using a crank, adding a unique touch to any room. Because they don’t have a center post, casement windows offer an unobstructed view, perfect if you’re looking to replace the windows facing a backyard or a garden. These windows are also some of the most energy efficient windows available thanks to their airtight seal. Like double hung windows, casement windows from Window Nation are also equipped with premium energy efficiency features to help keep your energy costs low.

Slider Windows

Like casement windows, slider windows are open left-to-right; however, instead of using a crank, these windows are opened by being slid across a track. Slider windows from Window Nation come equipped with a state-of-the-art track that allows for easy use. Because of their unique sliding capabilities, slider windows are best if you’re looking for maximum ventilation. These windows are best suited for rooms with only one window, as they certainly make a statement! Consider these windows when replacing the windows facing a backyard or a garden – not only will you receive more fresh air, but you’ll enjoy an unobstructed view thanks to its sleek, low-profile frame. 

Bay and Bow Windows

Bay and bow windows are best when you’re looking to make a statement in your home. These windows are formed with three windows, a large picture window in the center surrounded by two double hung or casement windows on either side. Bow windows have a rounded, curve-like appearance, while bay windows are more square. These windows can add character to your home; however, it’s important to know that these windows will dramatically alter the layout of your room so be sure you have the proper space needed.

Garden Windows

Garden windows project outwards and are best for replacing windows with plenty of outdoor space. These windows are commonly used to replace windows over a sink and can serve as a unique display area for plants or photographs. Garden windows can function as greenhouses for plants and are best in areas with direct sunlight.

Specialty Windows

Specialty windows are the most unique replacement windows we offer because they can be any shape! If you need a window for a unique opening, like a round window or a triangular window, our team at Window Nation can create it. Our specialty windows are available in a variety of shapes, including full circles, half-circles, hexagons and more. Our specialty windows are available in wood and vinyl styles with the same energy efficiency features as standard windows.

Want to Learn More About our Windows?

When you’re ready to start your window replacement project, schedule an estimate with one of our exterior design consultants. Our team will discuss your project with you and go over your options so you can find the best windows, doors, and siding for your home. You’ll then receive a quote good for up to six months. Schedule your in-home estimate today at WindowNation.com.

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