Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Replacement Windows
When you work in the Long Island replacement windows industry as long as we have, you tend to field the same questions homeowners. We put together this list of frequently asked questions in order to better prepare local homeowners for the road ahead when they decide on window replacement.
What is a replacement window?
A true replacement window is a window that’s custom built to fit within the opening of an existing window. It’s built to fit precisely and can be installed without disturbing the interior and exterior areas around the window.
Why should I replace my home’s windows?
Window replacement affords a variety of benefits including higher resale value for your home, reduced energy bills, and increased comfort of your home.
What is Low-Emissivity or Low-E Glass?
Low-E Glass is outfitted with a microscopically thin, virtually invisible, metal or metallic oxide layer deposited directly on the surface of one or more of the panes of glass. The Low-E coating reduces the infrared radiation from a warm pane of glass to a cooler pane, thereby lowering the U-factor of the window.
What is Fibrex?
Fibrex is a sustainable composite material that combines the strength and durability of wood with the easy maintenance of vinyl. For further information, visit our Exclusive Fibrex Frames page.
How much money can I expect to save on my heating and cooling bills?
The amount of money you will save on your heating and cooling bills is relative to the type of window you currently have installed. For more information on saving money on your energy bills, please visit our Energy Savings page.
What type of warranty comes with the windows?
All of our replacement windows come with a manufacturer’s limited lifetime warranty. This warranty is transferable should you sell your home. For more information, visit our RBA Warranties page.
What types of Payment methods & Financing do you offer?
We offer a variety of payment methods and financing options depending on promotional period. For more information, visit our Financing Options page.
If you have further questions, don’t hesitate to call Renewal by Andersen of Long Island or to fill out our Request an Estimate form for a free in-home consultation on Long Island.