August 3, 2012

Choosing the Right Windows

We as homeowners know how expensive our home remodeling projects can be, especially when it comes to replacing windows in our home. However, your home’s windows are not a product that you should skimp on when renovating your home. Windows are one of the most important parts to your home when it comes to temperature control and being energy efficient.

For folks in Minnesota, windows can be a key asset to help keep your home warm during the winter and keep the hot, muggy air out during the summer. They also provide a certain style to your home, giving you some creative ways to decorate your home.

Below is a video from Home Improvement TV’s website. They provide a very informational short on windows and why we shouldn’t look to purchase cheap windows when it comes to our home improvements.


HGTV Short


This HGTV video gives us the following advice when it comes to windows:

1. Windows are a great way to spice up your home and make it your own. If you’re looking to go a bit cheaper, but still give your home a facelift, you can go fancy on the front of your home and go more basic in the back.

2. Make sure to purchase guaranteed windows if they’re vinyl or to ensure the window installer takes proper care of the wood windows you place in your home.

3. The region in which you live is very important when choosing windows and where to place them in your home. Call your local homeowners association to get more information on which windows they recommend and where windows should be placed inside of your home.

4. Invest in high energy efficient windows. They will not only last a lifetime, but cut your energy bill payments saving you money in the long run.

So when your Minnesota home is in need for window replacements, make sure to do your homework. If you’re not sure or need advice, contact Stinson Services.  They are a Minneapolis window replacement specialist and will be able to offer you professional advice on what type of windows to get for your home.



Written By Thor Josefson