Replacing your home windows could seem like a very expensive and daunting task. Nevertheless, the benefits you are going to gain will make the whole difference. Apart from making your home look beautiful, Frankfort Window Tinting will offer several other benefits like reducing energy costs, increasing more natural light in the house, increasing comfort and also making cleaning easier.
Just like other appliances, your windows will either need to be replaced or tinted over time. However, the problem is determining the best time to replace or tint the windows. If the windows are more than 15 years, it’s time to make a check up and determine the ones that need replacement. Have they become difficult to clean? Are you having trouble closing or opening them? Can you feel some draft whenever you are near your windows? These and many other questions will help you determine if you should tint or replace them with windows.
How can you tell what is best for your home? Well, we can perform an energy audit or valuation then determine the choices you have.
Why should you tint or replace your windows with more energy efficient ones?
• Energy efficiency
Clear glass in aged windows will allow heat from the sun to increase the temperatures in your house when summer comes. This will force you to constantly turn on the AC to get rid of heat. When winter comes, such windows will also allow heat from the house to be lost making the house unbearably cold. Window replacement cook is one of the most modern and energy efficient windows. These glasses are slightly tinted and their double pane helps them maintain or lose heat as the situation demands.
A good window should have a U-value of .3.0. The trick here is the lower the better. To get the R-value, you divide U value by 1. Therefore, if a window has a U-value of .30, its R value will be 3.33. If you have tinted window replacement cook, you will feel a lot better when compared to a person with clear window panes.
• Protect Your Belongings
If you never knew, Ultra violet rays which get into the house through patio doors and clear windows will fade your artwork, window treatments, carpet, and furniture. These, and several other things in the house especially those with organic fibers are prone to fading if exposed to light. Tinting or upgrading your windows with more energy efficient ones will extend the life of your valuables by preventing them from fading. Window replacement cook can block up to 90 percent of ultraviolet rays which cause fading.
• Reduce Noise
If your home or office is located near a school, airport, busy street or a child care center where high levels of noise are inevitable, replacing your windows with laminated glass will help you in reducing noise transmission in your house.
Installing the best energy efficient windows or tinting your current ones will not guarantee you a beautiful look, savings or the comfort you will need if the installation is not done properly. Therefore, it is very important that you look for a certified installer with the expertise and credentials in your area like us. Please call us at 815-534-4498