Top 6 Reasons to Choose Vinyl Replacement Windows for Your Next Home Improvement Project
Did you know vinyl replacement windows are on the list of 8 Home Improvement Projects With the Highest ROI at Fortunebuilders.com? With optimum performance in several areas, these types of windows are always a win for your home. Check out our list below. You will see why new vinyl windows earn top rankings for home improvements.
1) Extraordinary Energy Efficiency
Dual-pane vinyl windows can save you up to 25% on energy bills in many cases. In fact, they are so energy efficient many utilities, like PSE, offer window rebates for vinyl window upgrades. The stabilizing gas between window panes, coupled with energy-efficient glass coatings minimize heat transfer. This keeps your home naturally cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter.
2) Impressive Durability
Vinyl windows naturally withstands heat, water, and UV rays. They really stand up to the climate variances found here in Puget Sound. Because vinyl windows resists rot, mold, pitting, and warping, they have lasting durability not found in other types of windows.
3) Virtually Maintenance-Free
Vinyl windows are practically maintenance-free. There is no need to repaint, stain or check them for rot like with a wood window. Unlike aluminum framed windows, they are not prone to denting, pitting, or corroding. They can be cleaned with standard household cleaners, ones like you probably already own. So, you can easily clean the interior or exterior windows at any time. They are easy to clean and does not require regular repairs like other windows, making them the easiest window to maintain.
4) Versatile Beauty
Vinyl windows come in a variety of colors, styles, and privacy options. They can transform a home from standard to special with just an update in color, grid pattern, or even opening style. The options are nearly limitless when it comes to new vinyl windows. New windows can bring to life an outdated home, refresh the facade and immediately elevate any home's curb appeal
In the Seattle area, vinyl window replacements boast a 'return on cost' exceeding 90% (according to Remodeling Magazine’s annual Cost vs Value report). When taking into account the added curb appeal along with the energy savings that new vinyl windows bring to the table, the added value is incredible!
6) Excellent Warranty
Most manufacturers offer a limited lifetime warranty on new vinyl windows. Did you know that Washington State only requires a minimum workmanship warranty on window installation? A reputable window contractor will always offer a workmanship warranty that exceeds minimum requirements.