Advice And Tips On Finding The Best Vinyl Windows For Your Home

This is the most overlooked and misunderstood step when replacing your home windows. If your current windows are metal, the proper home window to install is new “vinyl prime windows” not the standard vinyl replacement window. Many homeowners and contractors shortcut this step by installing a standard vinyl replacement window simply because of price. While the price to install the correct window type may be higher, installing the wrong one can cost thousands of dollars in extensive damages later. Ventanas Termopanel Santiago

Standard vinyl replacement windows are designed as an insert for old wood windows with a frame that is in good shape. Unfortunately, many contractors have extended their use to replace prime windows. While this is a widely used practice by contractors, it is not supported by window manufactures and standard homeowners insurance does not cover for incompetent contractor mistakes. So the first rule in home window replacement is ” if you remove a prime window, replace it with a prime window not a replacement window”. The simplest way to understand what the difference between the types are is – Vinyl replacement home windows are installed from inside the home, vinyl replacement prime windows are installed from the outside.

Obviously there is no comparison on the performance of these extremely high technology products. And is not due to the dual glass panes compared against the single pane windows, And not only the multilayered films that come in both of the panes of these windows, but in top of that now they come with Argon gas filling between the glass panes, (Argon is a harmless gas, very dense and bad conductor of heat, always present on the air we breath all the time; so is not scary.)

The sophisticated and technologically advanced material used in the construction of the frames of these windows, together with the very unique design of the vinyl frame profiles, the quality of the new technology applied to gaskets and seals, spacers, etc. There is no match on the efficiency obtained. These new windows may save up to 40% of your utility bill under certain conditions.

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