Older windows can mean a cold drafty home during the winter months. Many people don’t notice just how bad their windows are until the cold winter weather hits; but when you finally notice just how drafty your home’s windows are, you probably think – “well too late now, I’ll just have to wait to the weather warms to replace them”. Then the warm weather comes back around and it is forgotten about until the cold weather once again invades your home. The professionals at Window Nation are here to tell you, don’t wait, act now, it is just a myth that windows can’t be replaced in the winter. At Window Nation our window installers have extensive training and can replace windows in any weather, including the cold weather of winter!
The experts are Window Nation install and replace windows in the cold weather in order to make sure that your family is comfortable no matter what the weather is outside. We take into account the outside conditions when installing replacement windows and make sure that the materials we use to install windows can be used in extreme weather including rain, snow, and cold temperatures.
Many people are also concerned that replacing windows during the winter means that their home will be drafty and very cold. But, let us assure you that this is not the case. Our windows are custom designed to fit the specific opening found in your home, meaning the process is fairly simple and fast – the old window is taken out and the new window slides into the opening. Easy peasy lemon squeezy! When installing windows in cold weather Window Nation will replace one window at a time to reduce heat loss so there will be only a very small “window” of time when there is an open space in your home, and it is nothing that can’t be solved by closing the door of the room that our installers are working in.
If windows in your home are old and drafty don’t delay any longer, there are many benefits of installing energy efficient replacement windows. New windows keep the warm air inside of your home during the winter months and the cold air in during the summer months, helping to keep the temperature of your home consistent and you and your family comfortable. New replacement windows end up saving you money in the long run by reducing the amount of money you spend on heating and cooling costs, they also help to reduce the amount natural resources that you use to heat and cool your home. Also, energy efficient replacement windows are strong, hold up very well over time, and help to protect your home and family in the event of a severe storm.
Contact us today for a free, no-obligation, in-home, estimate! Don’t wait another day, the window installation pros at Window Nation are ready and able to replace the windows of any home in any weather!
It can seem like the great unknown – the huge abyss! For most of us trying to decide the what, when, where, and how of replacement windows is such an intimidating task that it often will sit on our to-do lists without a check mark for years. It’s not that we don’t think it is important to accomplish or that it doesn’t really need to be done, but rather it is the fear of the unknown that keeps us from completing this job. After all, how much practical experience do we really have with replacing windows? It’s not exactly like it is a job that we do often, and for many of us, it is a job that we have never done before. We don’t have any basis in our experiences that would make us feel that we can tackle this huge undertaking successfully; so we put it off.
Well, that procrastination, no matter how understandable, is still costing you money; and the need for new windows is not going to just go away on its own. So let’s take a look at the main mysteries in the window replacement process and try to gap that huge abyss of the great unknown.
First of all, you need to know what the overall process is. Here at Window Nation, your experience will begin with a phone call to set up a free no-obligation in home inspection or a visit to one of our showrooms. Once your needs are clearly determined, you will receive a written proposal which will list all of the time frames, costs, materials, etc. Also, financing options will be discussed and finalized if necessary. Next, one of our specialists will discuss the details of your specific project with you, and we will order your windows and will set your install date.
Secondly, you need to know what to expect during the actual installation of your new replacement windows. Your installation team will arrive at the appointed time led by a factory trained and certified Master Installer. He will perform a walk-through with you to ensure that there are no misunderstandings or unanswered questions and to survey the work site again. Next, your existing window openings will be re-measured to ensure accuracy. Drop cloths will be laid to protect your floor and other items from dust and damage. We are also equipped and trained to follow EPA lead containment practices if necessary. Once this is complete, we will remove your old windows making sure not to disturb any interior trim or framework. The new custom built windows will be set into place, insulated, sealed, capped, and the exterior trim will be reinstalled. Finally, your team leader will review the job with you, show you how to operate your new windows, and answer any questions you may have. The very last thing is to make sure all areas are as clean as when we arrived. It is that simple.
Lastly, you may want to know if you should shop around. This last item is really a personal decision, but here at Window Nation, we are so sure of the superiority of our products and the expertise of our team that we are not afraid for you to compare ‘apples to apples’ so to speak. Look and see what is out there. In the end, we are certain that you will agree that Window Nation is the best choice.
Now that we have cleared the abyss and taken the fear out of the process of replacement windows, we encourage you to finally check ‘replacing windows’ off your to-do list; and just imagine the peace you can experience by filling your memory bank with the experience of a job well done and removing the fear of the unknown that you once had. When you think “Replacement Windows,” think “Window Nation!”