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Are replacement windows better than new construction windows?
Last Updated: 15th April, 2020
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Herein, are replacement windows cheaper than new construction?
Replacement windows deliver high performance and energy efficiency. Although there are new construction window options, replacement windows are often cheaper to install since the contractor can fit the replacement window in any standard window opening with no need to expose the home frame.
can you replace windows without replacing the frame? Insert Window Installation Insert windows preserve the original frame, exterior trim, exterior siding and interior casing. There is no rot in the window frame. Your window frame is not out of square. You want to replace a worn window with a new window of the same size in the existing frame without disrupting trim.
what are the best windows for new home construction?
Best Windows for New Construction
- Vinyl windows are affordable, energy efficient, and low maintenance.
- Fiberglass windows are strong, durable, and beautiful, with virtually zero expansion and contraction, which can lead to air infiltration.
- Aluminum windows are low cost and low maintenance, with excellent strength for large window openings.
How long does it take to put in a new window?
On installation day, the time it takes to complete your project depends on the type and number of windows you're installing. In general, you can expect the crew to spend about 30 minutes on each window, removing the old one and putting the new one in its place.