Hamilton and Willingboro Townships are located in the East Coast of the United States, in the state of New Jersey. That’s our company's service area and sometimes people ask us what is the most suitable replacement windows for the East Coast climate.
In Hamilton and Willingboro many houses still have wood single glass windows, which were installed back in the sixties, when wood products were the ruling the world. In most cases these windows are not possible to use anymore and in winter time you can feel the cold breeze coming from the outside in to the house.
The other type of old windows, which still in use are aluminum ones, they have the same problems as wood windows, in most cases few people can operate them and the energy efficiency level is below average.
So let’s cut to the chase and see what is the best choice for new replacement windows could be. When we make estimates in Hamilton NJ, many people prefer to go with vinyl windows, but sometimes homeowners choose fiberglass windows, which are much more expensive. In Willingboro NJ, we had some people choose between vinyl or wood replacement windows, because some of the homeowners want to preserve the genuine look of the house.
Today we live in the world of vinyl, so most of the people prefer vinyl replacement windows, but each vinyl window package is different, starting form the cheapest one and going up to the most expensive one. The basic window we offer for these two townships is the United Window 4800 series, which is reliable, energy efficient window with U-Value and SHGC Value of 0.30 or better. Some homeowners in Hamilton NJ prefer to go with United Windows 8000 series, which has the chambers of the frame filled with foam for extra insulation, that adds up to the overall energy efficiency.
Most of the homeowners in Willingboro and Hamilton NJ, prefer the double hun replacement windows , that have both moving sashes, but sometimes we install single hun windows as well, when it is the requirement of the association.
You have many windows in the house, you like them, you enjoy them, because you can use them, but sometimes you want something different and you visualize in your mind some window with more space. Well, we have good news for you, that kind of a window exists and was invented for people, who want to have something different than other houses have in their neighborhoods. Let us introduce you to the Garden Window.
Garden Window does not have that regular look as you can see on the picture, it is a special type of a window, which juts out into the yard. In most cases that kind of replacement window is installed over the kitchen sink or any other room of the house. Garden window usually comes with one or several shelves and has two casement windows on the sides.
So let’s see why to have garden window in your home:
— Creates more space. With regular windows you can have very limited amount of space, while garden windows expand a living space and give you more freedom to use that space as you wish. Once installed, you can create there a mini-green house right in your home. You can grow plants, flowers or vegetables. Some people may want to place some vases or other interesting objects to display.
— More light and fresh air. Garden windows are built with a glass panels on all sides, which gives more light during day time and provide better view in the evening time. Most of these windows are built with two casement windows on the sides, so you can easily enjoy that extra air flow in Spring or Fall time. Especially garden window is really helpful when you have it in the kitchen and you cook a lot, but don't want all the cooking smell to go in to the house, you can easily refresh the kitchen and your house is not gonna smell like a restaurant.
— Enhances look and adds value to the house. If you decide to install garden window, no doubt about that it is going to add value and beauty to the house, which is always a good selling point, or if you are not selling yet, you are going to be able to enjoy it yourself and your neighbors will envy you.
The only downside of the garden window is that it is more expensive, than a regular window. But all in all the extra expense is worth of having it, you can enjoy it yourself and when you sell it still the value is going to be there.
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