While shopping for new windows for your San Diego home, one of the most important choices you’ll have to make is the type of window material you want. While it may seem like a small factor, your window material plays a major role in the comfort, security, and expenses in your home. You may be surprised to find that the right window material can also solve some common household problems you experience daily. Here we will be taking a closer look at the problems that can easily be solved by having the right window material installed.
Your Energy Bill Continues to Rise
A mounting energy bill can be a real problem, not just because they are expensive but because it’s a sign that energy is being wasted within your home. If you’ve tried reducing energy through simple steps like switching out light bulbs or unplugging unused appliances, and your bills continue to climb, then choosing an energy-efficient window material like vinyl or fiberglass may be the solution you’re looking for. That’s because your windows and doors are the number one place for your heating and cooling efforts to be wasted. In fact, the American Energy Association (AEA) has reported that up to 60% of the energy wasted in homes is a result of windows and doors with poor insulation qualities.
Your House Sounds Like Grand Central Station
While most homeowners enjoy the sounds of birds singing in the morning, the majority could live without the sounds of construction or rush hour traffic. The solution is simple; choose a window material that features double- or triple-paned glass. The thick density of the glass will help block out exterior noise and will restore some of the peace and quiet in your home.
You Plan on Selling Your House
While this may not seem like a problem, it could be if you have the wrong window material installed. That’s because recent real estate reports have shown us that the resale value of your home can be positively or negatively affected by the type of windows you have installed. For example, vinyl windows Encinitas, CA have been found to increase the resale value of your home, returning the original cost of the windows up to 80% once the home has sold.
Have a problem that wasn’t discussed here or would like to learn more about a specific type of material? Then it’s a great time to stop by Pelican Replacement Windows to speak to one of our window experts. Not only will our experts happily answer any questions you may have, but they can also provide you with a free, no pressure estimate so you know what to expect from the beginning. To speak with an expert today, request your free estimate, or simply browse our collection of quality windows give us a call today at (760) 598-6433 or visit us in person at 2210 La Mira Dr. Vista, CA 92081.