As with most things, windows eventually need to be replaced. Whether your current windows are leaky, difficult to open, or simply not the style you want, new windows can improve the appearance of your home, and energy-efficient windows can save you money on your heating and cooling costs.

If you have never bought new windows before, you may have a lot of questions or may not be familiar with the terms that a contractor may use when discussing window replacement with you. Fortunately, Barbara Winfield of BobVila.com wrote a great article, Buyer’s Guide: Replacement Windows, which can provide you with the basic knowledge you need.

In this article, Winfield provides information about different types of window material, including:

  • Wood
  • Wood clad
  • Aluminum
  • Vinyl
  • Fiberglass composite
  • Composite

She also explains the various window design including:

Finally, she provides information about how to choose the right windows for your home. You can learn more about window replacement by reading the full article here.

If you are a Chicagoland-area homeowner who is interested in window replacement, contact Baltic Home Improvements for a free estimate on your installation job. Our experienced and courteous staff will work hard to ensure that your window replacement job is done to your satisfaction. It is little wonder that our company, with its 10-year record of accomplishment, has received accolades for customer service. Contact us today to learn more.

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