Planning to take on a window replacement project? If you answered yes, then you should prepare your budget ahead of time. Getting new windows can cost up to a few thousand dollars depending on the scale of the project. This is why our team of experts are here to share a few tips on setting up a proper budget for your project.
Set Your Expectations for Your Budget
Some homeowners have the wrong mindset of trying to get in as much “value” by trying to fit in the cheapest options within a certain amount. A better way to go about it is to set more realistic expectations for a given price point. For example, instead of getting multiple cheap windows, you’re better off getting fewer high-quality windows and saving up later for the rest of the replacements.
Leave a Buffer
Some window options are simply better than others when it comes to aging-in-place setups. For example, sliding windows are easy to operate and do not require you to reach out far just to open or close the sashes. This makes them ideal for bedrooms and areas where people with accessibility issues may want to open or close a window.
It can be difficult for people in aging-in-place setups to check on the windows on a regular basis. That said, you’d want windows that do not require a lot of maintenance. Fibrex® frame windows are perfect for this purpose, as they do not need to be repainted and checked for rust or rot.
Window installation experts agree that a lot of aging-in-place setups need to be as comfortable as possible. Some windows have features like Low-E glass technology or use materials that offer good insulating properties. Aside from keeping your home’s temperature at a comfortable level, they also help reduce the home’s monthly electric bill because they improve the home’s energy efficiency.
Learn more about replacement windows for aging-in-place setups. Renewal by Andersen® of Long Island is the leading window contractor in Massapequa, NY. you can call us at (631) 843-1713 or fill out this contact form to request a quote.