Choosing New Windows For Your Home | Oahu, HI
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Beautiful windows are not just a delight but they also enhance the visual appeal of your homes. They can make homeowners feel secure and comfortable when good design is coupled with durable and energy-efficient windows. Most importantly, high-quality and energy-efficient windows can improve the value of your home.
Replacing old windows with new ones should be one of your top priorities especially when you are renovating a home, thinking about selling your home or when you simply want to save more energy. Old windows can put a strain on your HVAC system and may make you feel less secure. Old windows can also give you higher utility bills. Below are some of the things you can do when choosing new windows for your home.
Decide the Type of Materials for Your Windows
The first step is to find out which material is best for your new windows. Wood was incredibly popular for several years. However, there are windows manufactured today that are not just durable but also highly energy-efficient. If your goal is to save on utility bills, consider Sunburst Windows’s Low-E4® SmartSun™ glass to save about 45% of energy during winter and 70% more savings during summer.
When you have decided which material to use, figure out whether you would like to install double-hung windows, casement windows, bay windows, awning windows, picture windows, sliding or specialty windows.
You can get in touch with us if you can’t decide which material to use for your windows. We can properly educate you on the types of window materials and what their benefits are for homeowners looking to install windows.
Look for the Best Window Manufacturer
Keep in mind to not just pick a manufacturer that offers you the least expensive windows for your home. There may be a catch to that — it’s always best to choose quality first over price. Cheap windows may not cost you a lot but you may end up paying even more for maintenance and energy usage. Worse, you may pay more or repairs.
A good rule of thumb is to look for a manufacturer that has several years of experience in the industry. Look for a company that can give you several options for the installation of your new windows and who can determine the best solution for your home. Do make sure that they offer warranties for their windows and they are committed to manufacturing durable and energy-efficient windows. Price is also a factor – they should be able to offer you fair and good prices on top of having quality windows.
Check What Kind of Maintenance or How Much Maintenance Is Needed
Like your home appliances and fixtures, windows also need maintenance. Proper maintenance for new windows ensures that it will last for several years and even a lifetime. If you don’t like the hassle of performing maintenance for your new windows in Oahu, HI, you can hire a company that can help with that. You can also consider installing a durable window material like our exclusive Fibrex® material – rest assured that your window frames will never ever crack, rot and even corrode. We can guarantee this. If you want windows that will last a lifetime, talk to us. We have the best solution for your windows.
Our Awning Windows require just little maintenance on your end. With a seamless fit and finish, you are assured that you will have more time to do other household chores and not do a lot of maintenance for your new windows. Casement Windows also require low-maintenance and they have weather-resistant designs on top of superior stability and strength. Double-hung windows may require a little maintenance but it’s so easy to operate and clean. Talk to us if you need more information about the different types of windows that you can install for your home.
Hire the Right Window Installers
Choosing the right type of windows for your homes is one thing. Finding the right windows installers is another. You may have the most durable and energy-efficient windows but it wouldn’t be enough if your new windows are not properly installed. Incorrect installation may cost you a lot more down the road. You may spend more on window repairs or higher utility bills.
Before hiring a window installer for your new windows, make sure that the window company is licensed, insured and bonded. They must have several years of experience with window installation. The process of looking for the type of window materials and the right window installer can be overwhelming and confusing but they are worth it. You will be more secure and comfortable in your home. In addition, you can save money.
Get in Touch with Sunburst Windows of Hawaii
Are you planning to install new windows for your home or just looking for replacement windows? Contact us today! We are a family-owned company in Honolulu with over 35 years of experience in window and door installation. We have installed thousands of windows over the years. We pride ourselves on providing all our clients with high-quality windows and top-notch installation services. You can depend and rely on us when it comes to your windows. Also, we offer the best price.
Our services include window replacements and installation, and patio & entry doors. Let us know what you need and we can provide you with the best solutions for your windows.
Are you ready to get started? Call us at Sunburst Windows today so we can give you a free estimate to help you plan the installation of your windows in Oahu, HI.