Very happy with my windows. I used this company to install replacement windows in my home in early December. I worked with Steve. He was very clear about pricing and what would be involved in the window installation process. All the new windows were installed in two days. Very good prices and a good experience. I would recommend this company.
Single Hung Windows
How you present your home to the neighbourhood says a lot about you as a person and how you view yourself in a bigger context. We keep the grass cut, the snow shoveled, and the leaves raked, but the appearance of home might need a facelift that a little paint or siding won’t satisfy.
But what is the criterion for a home makeover that won’t break the bank, improve the overall look of your home and hopefully, save you some money over time?
The short answer and the only answer, in this case, is new windows. It starts will eliminating draughts or heat leakage inside your home, improves the overall look of your home and it is an energy-efficient project that has the advantage of returning money back to over time through savings on energy costs. Studies have told us time and again about the virtues of new windows – up to 40 per cent of a home’s energy costs can be attributed to poor windows that allow heat to escape in the winter and heat to penetrate a home in summer.
Certainly, there are some front-end costs associated with new windows but those costs can be recovered over time through the money saved on reduced energy costs. For a homeowner who knows when it is time to replace the old windows with new, energy-efficient windows, they contact our company and we are AM Window & Door Solutions. We can help you decide what windows will be the right fit for your home and our consultants have a wealth of experience and advice for any homeowner. We work exclusively with Vinylbilt Windows and Doors and they supply the best products available for replacement windows and doors. Vinylbilt is a Canadian company that has a great deal of experience in the industry and their products are highly sought after in the windows and doors market.
Single hung windows
Like the name says, single hung windows have one movable panel (sash). The single hung window provides ventilation control through the opening of the window only and the opening is at the bottom of the window and the sash. A single hung window is the easiest of the windows family of windows to install, as it is lightweight and has few moving parts. With few moving parts and less glass, the single hung window is probably the most economical of replacement windows – costs approximately 10-25 per cent less for purchase and installation – and maintenance costs are reduced also. The single hung window was extremely popular for installation in the past, due to the costs and easy installation and is still favoured today for homeowners on a budget.
Vinylbilt single hung windows
Vinylbilt produces one style of single hung windows and the model is the Platinum Series of windows. Like all the windows they produce, the Platinum Series of single hung windows is highly rated by Energy Star and NAFS-08 for energy efficiency. Single hung windows feature a fixed upper sash with a lower sash that is operable and it is able to tilt into a room for easy cleaning. Part of the attraction of the single hung window is it can be modified with a design accent like a rounded top window to set off the single hung window in a way that other windows products can’t. The single hung windows are made of vinyl and come in a standard white colour. But, you can customize your colour scheme and Vinylbilt has many different colours to choose from.
While it has been said that single hung windows are the entry-level windows of choice for many homeowner they do come with benefits that are attractive to any homeowner. The first thing you will notice about single hung windows is the price. It is less than any other windows in its’ category and because it has few moving parts and the costs are prohibitively less by comparison to other windows. As a basic window, single hung windows come with many options for finish, shape, trim and style. Single hung windows can be a great option for a homeowner or a business because they have a stately elegance that has all the modern features of any windows in its’ class.
Making prudent financial decisions is what single hung windows are all about – they look great, save money through reduced energy use and allow for great airflow and natural light to spill into any room they are installed in.
When the time has come for replacement windows, let your taste make the choice and install single hung windows.
Call us today at AM Window & Door Solutions for a no-obligation consultation and free estimate at 519.668.1555 to improve the quality of your life through a better environment.