Window Replacement King City

 

Window Installation

Window replacement King City only requires you to decide (after familiarizing yourself with the different styles of windows, their varying functions and framing material choices) what will work best for your budget, for your comfortability and for the interior & exterior look of your home, cottage or office. Do you want windows that provide air ventilation? Do you want windows that are fixed in place that do not open or close, but let in lots of natural light? Do you want both natural light and fresh air ventilation? These are just some of the questions you should decide the answers to and to help you narrow down your choices and get you on ‘track’ for your next move. Our helpful team of window experts are on hand to assist you in your decision-making process, and to offer valuable information about ‘everything windows’.

Window Styles

The fun has already begun, you are researching the opportunities that are before you and exploring all the latest trending and designer window options! Various colours, textures, styles and sizes gives you the freedom to break away from your old, tired looking and non-functioning windows, and replace them with new, aesthetically pleasing expanses of glass. The framing material is just as fun to pick out, if you are planning on doing a full-frame installation (fibreglass, vinyl, wood, aluminum and composite are some of your choices). If you are going with a retrofit installation (use existing framing and changing out the same size window), then picking the new window (with additional enhancements available like tinting, grills or texturing the glass) is also quite exciting! Whether you choose already manufactured stock windows or opt for custom ‘made for you’ windows, the large variety is not as intimidating as it may first seem like.
 

Windows Options

When it comes to window replacement King City, you are only limited to your imagination and design ideas! There are some windows that do not open at all (fixed picture windows & fixed casement windows), some that have one fixed pane and one operational pane (single slider windows & single hung windows), some with two working panes (double slider windows, double hung windows & end vent slider windows) and some that are fully operational like casement windows and awning windows that have a hand crank mechanism. You also have the option to combine different window types, like having a bay window consisting of fixed panes combined with open/close functioning casement windows, a bow window with operational windows, or have several operational windows placed together in a unique collection!

Windows Performance

Each window manufactured comes with a ‘menu’ of performance factors, so you know exactly what to expect from your new window. Some performance ratings you can look for are air leakage (measurement of the susceptibility to heat loss and gain), STC rating (sound transmission class), VT (visible transmittance/amount of light that can penetrate through a window), ENERGY STAR certification (energy efficiency), U-factor or U-value (resistance to heat loss), SHGC (solar heat gain coefficient) and R-value (ability to retain heat). Each rating tells you if your window is going to perform in the correct manner for your home, and as Canada has three climate zones, your new windows must have the appropriate ER (energy rating) to match that zone. There are additional optional features that you can incorporate with double paned windows to maximize their performance (low-e coatings, spacer, gas fills, security glass and engineered thermal insulation), but triple pane windows are the best.
Windows Glass Performance
 

Window After Care & Maintenance

Windows that are made today are not only technically more efficient, they are easier to upkeep! After your new windows are installed, the basic care and maintenance is simplified and can be done at the onset of each weather season (spring, summer, fall & winter). Using a soft cloth, warm water and a gentle soap mixture, all parts of your windows, trim and framing can be cleaned with just soap & water, including movable hardware pieces like handles. The working hardware pieces will also require lubrication from time to time to ensure they keep working properly and efficiently. Our team of window experts will be on hand to advise you of the proper types of lubricants to use and how to apply them.
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