Replacing windows is the most expensive single home improvement project to complete due to the scope of the process. It is also the one that provides the highest return on the investment, depending on the quality of the windows selected. Replacing existing windows with cheap ones will not translate into lower utility bills, will not prevent drafts, and will not qualify for tax credits. The return on the investment also depends on the experience and skill of the chosen Window Installers in Milwaukee Wisconsin. Pricing is a factor, but customers also have to keep in mind that quality windows will make the biggest difference in overall savings.
Inexperienced installers have a tendency to underestimate the importance of quality windows and will replace windows with any brand available to cut costs. Warranties are short, and performance is low with some cheap brands. Customers do not always realize the difference in window quality and rely solely on the recommendations of the installer. Savings are not as high as anticipated, and the property value does not increase substantially. Other components of the installation may also be of lesser quality to allow installers to present a much lower estimate than their competition. Weather stripping, for example, may be thin, cheap, and only one layer. Drafts are kept out for a short period of time, but return with a strong wind or cold rain.
Experienced Window Installers in Milwaukee Wisconsin have replaced windows with many different brands and knew which ones provide the best return on the investment. Most will only use three or four brands of top-quality windows to ensure the project results in high energy-efficiency, durability, increased property value, and a beautiful appearance. Customers still have a wide variety of options for styles, colors, and price points. Tax credits will be available to offset the cost, as will the drastic decrease in energy costs. Synthetic weather stripping is used in double layers to permanently prevent draft, which adds the comfort.
Homeowners can contact us for free estimates, explanations of costs and benefits, and to select the desired style and color of the windows. Be sure to understand the result of the project before deciding on an installer.