An devastating hail storm last spring is giving you the opportunity to replace some most of the windows in your home. You have some depreciation costs that have accumulated over the last 20 years, but you know that any money that you put in will be a good investment. Home windows are an important part of the value of a home, so both you and your husband have decided to pay for the difference it will cost to get the highest quality low maintenance window replacement. The window installation companies that you have received bids from so far all seem to offering the same products, so the decision will come down to the workmanship and warranties that they provide.
In conversations with friends, family, and coworkers you are beginning to get a feel for which of the companies in town you should stay away from and which of the companies are known for offering great craftsmanship, as well as products. Residential window installation is important to the value of your home so it is worth the time that it has taken so far to make sure that you able to get the products that will be easy to maintain and make your home as energy efficient as possible.
Whether you are getting new home windows because of an insurance claim from a recent hail storm or you are looking to upgrade so that you can have a more energy efficient product, home window installations can add significant value to your home if you select a top quality brand. Did you know, for instance, that when windows are high quality and properly maintained, they can last 20 years or longer, depending on the material. In addition, homeowners who replace their windows can get back 80% of their investment in energy savings and home value, according to the National Association of Realtors.
Perhaps then it should come as no surprise that a recent survey indicated that nearly 66% of home owners are planning on renovating, and that many of them are including window upgrades as part of their renovation plans.