replacement windows

February 21, 2019
Energy Efficient Vinyl Windows Wisconsin

The Home Energy Benefits of Vinyl Compared to Wood

Want to boost your home energy? The answer is vinyl. When it comes to replacement windows, you might find wood an attractive option because of the classic, rich look and feel. However, with that classic look and feel comes heavy maintenance. Wood windows are initially expensive and need to be frequently stained and sealed to keep from rotting, swelling, or warping. Wood’s susceptibility to the elements doesn’t make it the most energy efficient choice, which is why many homeowners concerned with home energy, will opt for vinyl windows. U-Value Milwaukee area winters can be intense, and it’s important to have […]
February 15, 2019
Replacement Window Contractor Milwaukee

How to Find the Best Contractor For Your Windows – The Essential Checklist

The quality of your window installer is just as important as the quality of your replacement windows. With the wrong contractor, you can end up with a poor window installation that lets in too much air or even damages the window. With the right window installer, your quality replacement windows can keep your home tightly sealed and last for decades. But how do you find the right contractor? Here’s a handy checklist to refer to so you can ensure that you hire the best. Reputation Any window contractor that’s been in business for any amount of time, will have built […]
February 8, 2019
Milwaukee Replacement Windows and Doors

4 Simple Valentine’s Day Designs to Adorn Your Front Door and Windows

Valentine’s Day is almost here! Show a little love to your entry doors and windows in Milwaukee. It seems as though the Christmas decorations were taken down not long ago, and now it’s already time for Valentine’s Day. While Valentine’s Day is a much more optional holiday than, say, Halloween or Christmas, many homeowners find delight in decking their house out for the day of love. Even if you don’t want to put much effort into your design, you can decorate your windows and doors to add a festive touch to your home. Here are a few design ideas that […]
January 18, 2019
Vinyl Windows Milwaukee

How New Vinyl Windows Can Benefit Your Home This Year

A new year has come, with new opportunities for home improvements. As the winter settles in, you may be becoming well acquainted with your home’s flaws. Maybe it’s a leaky roof or insulation that doesn’t quite do the trick. Maybe, however, it’s old, outdated windows — or a lack of windows in a particular room. If that’s the case, we recommend looking into new vinyl windows for your Milwaukee home. Vinyl windows remain one of the most popular choices when it comes to home windows and for good reason. While one of the more affordable options on the market, they […]
December 28, 2018
Milwaukee Replacement Windows

The Most Popular Types of Windows in Milwaukee in 2019

2018 is almost over, which means it’s time to look forward to home exterior projects in 2019. If you’re planning a replacement window installation next year, you may want to keep yourself apprised of the trends for the year in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. While some windows will remain in vogue for years, others fluctuate and some may be rising to the top for the first time. It’s also important to keep in mind the climate of Milwaukee when choosing the best home replacement windows. Without further ado, here are our picks for 2019: Single Hung Windows These windows may not be the […]
December 20, 2018
Energy Efficient Windows Milwaukee

Decoding Energy Star Ratings: What Do They Mean For Your Windows?

How does your window’s energy efficiency stack up? Let’s talk Energy Star ratings.  It almost doesn’t need to be said that energy efficient windows are important. So important, in fact, that Energy Star was established in 1992 by the EPA in order to rate energy efficient appliances and reward homeowners who choose to use them. Energy efficient help conserve the environment, as well as save homeowners money every month on their energy bills.  When you search for energy efficient replacement windows, Energy Star ratings can help you to understand exactly what you’re getting from them. But first, you have to […]
December 14, 2018
Milwaukee Home Windows

Updating Windows vs. Replacing Windows: Which Is Best for Your Home Value?

Your Milwaukee home’s windows aren’t what they used to be. They might still look fine, but you’ve started to notice a draft near them during the colder months, or your energy bills have spiked as time has gone on. Maybe you’ve noticed window condensation. Clearly a change is needed, but what kind of change? You have two options: repairing your windows or replacing your windows. But which one is the right choice for you, and in particular, which one offers your home the most value? The answer may vary from homeowner to homeowner, but before you decide, let’s break down […]
November 30, 2018
Milwaukee Siding Replacement

Why Winter is the Perfect Time to Replace Your Windows and Siding

With winter on its way, you may feel that the time for any home improvements is over and you’ll just have to wait until spring to replace your windows and siding. It may interest you to know then, that is not the case. Home exterior contractors in Milwaukee don’t take the winter off, and there are actually a number of benefits to replacing your windows and siding in the winter. You may even find that you prefer winter siding and window replacements to spring or summer once it’s done. Easier Scheduling Spring, summer, and even early fall tend to be […]
November 9, 2018
Energy Efficient Windows Milwaukee

What Does Energy Efficiency Mean When It Comes to Replacement Windows?

If you’re in the market for replacement windows in Milwaukee, you’ve probably heard the term energy efficiency thrown around. You might even understand energy efficiency when it comes to other household elements, like light fixtures or washer and dryer units. But what exactly does energy efficiency mean when it comes to your windows? After all, seemingly windows don’t use your home’s energy. However, your home’s energy can be greatly affected by your windows. Air Seal and Heat Loss Air Leakage and Heat Loss through the Windows play a big role in the insulation of your home, particularly in winter. Heat […]
October 5, 2018
Window Replacement Milwaukee

Fall Checklist for Window Maintenance

Fall has plenty of beautiful views…which is why it’s important to keep your Milwaukee windows in good shape. As we settle into fall, the leaves are changing colors, the air has a light nip to it, and it’s the perfect time to do some window maintenance. After all, it’s through your windows that you get those great outdoor views of the changing seasons, and the longer you put it off, the closer we come to winter. The level of maintenance you’ll need to do depends on the shape your windows are in. Whether you need a window replacement or just […]
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