Categories for Window Replacement

Four Reasons to Choose Vinyl Windows and Screens

April 11, 2017

Every house will eventually need replacement windows. Over time, your old windows will begin to become leaky and let tremendous amounts energy seep out of your home. You might notice this in the form of an increase in your monthly energy bills or if your home begins to feel a bit more drafty. Vinyl windows and screens are a great option to increase energy efficiency while also updating the look of your home. Vinyl windows provide a wide variety of benefits that other types of windows are unable to offer. Plus, the replacement and installation process is easy with the... View Article

New Glass or Total Window Replacement in Alaska: Which Is Right for Your Broken Window Seals?

February 9, 2017

If you are noticing that your windows are beginning to fail, it may be the seal between the two layers of glass that is not holding together properly. In older windows, there is usually caulk that holds the two panes of glass together, while newer windows use a glazing bead. In both instances, the window seal can fail, creating a window that has moisture between the panes and is hard to see out of. As a window’s seal expands and contracts with the weather, it can lose some of its elasticity and allow the seal of the windows to become... View Article

Window Condensation: What Causes It and How to Stop It

December 28, 2016

If you’ve lived in Alaska for a while, you already know that, once the temperatures drop low enough, window condensation sets in. Condensation occurs when the warm, moist air in your home comes into contact with the cold surface of your window. The water in the air converts back into its liquid form and appears as droplets or a haze on your window. Window condensation is a very real problem, not only because it blocks your view, but because it can also cause dangerous mold spores to grow and the moisture can damage your window frame. Investing in window replacement... View Article

Does Investing in Window Replacement in Alaska Pay Off?

December 2, 2016

If your home is older, if you have single pane windows or simply windows in need of repair, you may be considering taking care of window replacement in Alaska before winter starts. But replacing your windows is an investment, and if you aren’t quite sure it will pay off financially, you may be hesitant in making that call. If you’re on the fence about replacing your windows, here are a few points to consider. Cut down on your energy bill Of course, the number one reason most people replace their windows is to reduce their energy costs. However, although you... View Article

Re-Screening Existing Window Screens: Tips from a Company Providing Window Replacement in Alaska

June 15, 2016

Windows have screens in place to prevent bugs or debris from getting inside your home. Therefore, as soon as you notice a hole, tear or snag, it’s important that you take the appropriate steps to either repair or replace your screen. As specialists in window replacement in Alaska, we commonly help people to re-screen existing window screens that they have in their home. If you are interested in learning how to do this yourself, here are a few instructions to follow: Get the correct tools and materials: You will need new screening for the window, a spline (which is basically... View Article

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