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 4 Tips for Getting the Most from Window Replacement
Did you know that a house can go through a window replacement project and still not gain all the benefits? There are so many components that go into doing window replacement that if you don’t follow a few important tips, you may not get the results you are looking for.

  1. Choose the installation company carefully. New windows doesn’t necessary equate to an improvement. While it might be great to have those old wood windows replaced, you’ll be unhappy if the new ones don’t fit properly or are of poor quality. A new window can be very inefficient if it isn’t properly installed, so be sure you select a company with experience.
  2. Look for quality and function. It is great to do window replacement in order to enjoy a better appearance for your property, but don’t sacrifice quality and function to get it. If you do, you may find that what looks great now will begin to look pretty shabby in just a few years and be difficult to operate from day one.
  3. Look for a nice glass area for viewing. You will find that substandard windows often have bulky frames. You don’t want this for a couple of reasons. One, it blocks your view. More importantly, they are made that way to save money and often lack the frame insulation you want for energy efficiency.
  4. Look at plenty of options. You probably only want to go through window replacement once in your lifetime, so take the time to learn about the options and features so you can get it done the way you want it. It is always better to have all the information you need when making this type of decision.

If you want to have the best possible experience with window replacement, we welcome you to call us at G&S Contracting, Inc. We have proudly served the Lake Norman, North Carolina area since 1980, and we take the time to walk you through the process, so you can make the best choices for your home. Count on our reliability and quality workmanship to make your window replacement project results everything they can be.