Every window we produce is custom made for each opening. A reputable contractor can advise you on what product is suitable for your home and climate. Many of the mass produced mega-store windows are inexpensively built with lower grade raw materials, parts, and hardware. Often times, these windows are designed for multiple uses, such as single-family homes and multi-family dwellings. Our windows are specifically designed and engineered for longevity and efficiency in single family homes.
Windows can be effectively replaced any time of year in any climate. Most installations only require the opening to be empty for a very short time before your new window is put in place. Older windows typically are inefficient and the sooner the windows are replaced, the faster the homeowner can reap the benefits of efficient windows.
Every American Windows and Exrterior window is custom manufactured for a specific wall opening. All of our windows are custom sized for the most accurate and efficient fit.
This depends on the features and options you select for your windows. Typically, our windows are made in a timely manner and shipped to our nationwide network of distributors. It is likely that your windows will be installed before your next energy bill arrives.
Reasonably priced triple pane is certainly not overkill no matter where you live. A good triple pane window can offer an overall R-value in excess of 5, block up to 95% of all UV rays, and reduce outside noise by as much as 50% over standard double pane windows. The Department of Energy advises that a triple pane R-5 window is 40% more efficient in the home than standard double pane windows with Low-E and Argon. Modern technology has made triple pane much more cost effective giving you a quicker return on your investment.
There are a lot of acronyms and ratings in the window industry that explain how one window is different from another. Here are a few key items to keep in mind when choosing a window:
Even the most air tight window will feel drafty if it isn’t installed properly. There are specific installation methods recommended to ensure proper insulation that an experienced window installer will be familiar with.
We utilize modern technology and materials like synthetic wool pile/mylar fin weather-stripping and foam filled compression seals to effectively protect against air infiltration.