Know Your Windows: FAQs
Everyone has questions when it comes to replacement window. Here are the questions we receive most frequently from homeowners about windows. Scroll through them and gather some information that could apply to your project. If you have further questions, give us a call at (703) 291-8898 or stop by our Fairfax VA showroom.
What is a replacement window?
A true replacement window is a window that’s custom built to fit within the opening of an existing window. It’s built to fit precisely and can be installed without disturbing the interior and exterior areas around the window.
Why should I replace my home’s windows?
Window replacement affords a variety of benefits including higher resale value for your home, reduced energy bills, and increased comfort of your home.
What is Low-Emissivity or Low-E Glass?
Low-E Glass is outfitted with a microscopically thin, virtually invisible, metal or metallic oxide layer deposited directly on the surface of one or more of the panes of glass. The Low-E coating reduces the infrared radiation from a warm pane of glass to a cooler pane, thereby lowering the U-factor and making for more energy efficient windows.
What is Fibrex?
Fibrex is a sustainable composite material that combines the strength and durability of wood with the easy maintenance of vinyl. For further information, visit Our Amazing Fibrex page.
How much money can I expect to save on my heating and cooling bills?
The amount of money you will save on your heating and cooling bills is relative to the type of window you currently have installed, but by replacing your windows, you can expect to save up to 40% on your energy costs.
For more information on saving money on your energy bills, please visit our Energy Efficiency page.
What type of warranty comes with the windows?
All of our replacement windows come with a manufacturer’s limited lifetime warranty. This warranty is transferable should you sell your home. For more information, visit our Window and Door Warranties page.
What types of Payment methods & Financing do you offer?
We offer a variety of payment methods and financing options depending on promotional period. For more information, visit our Financing Options page.
If you have further questions, give us a call us at (571) 374-1214 or fill out our convenient online request an estimate form to schedule a free, no obligation consultation regarding your Northern Virginia and DC windows.