The decision between replacement windows and storm windows has been one of ongoing debate between designers, contractors, constructors and home-architects. Each type of window has unique attributes to offer and today we will weight how they compare. Since we don’t want you to make rushed and poorly informed choices, this blog will help you understand the difference between storm windows and replacement windows.

What’s the difference between storm windows and replacement windows? First, let’s define our terms and learn a little about each: Storm  Windows Ham Lake MN

Storm Windows Ham Lake MN | Storm Windows vs Replacement Windows

Storm Windows Ham Lake MNStorm Windows are windows installed outside a per-existent or already installed house window. Their purpose is to give extra wind protection and weather insulation apart from temperature control to your Ham Lake home. Storm windows are thus  installed on top of your original windows. They can be custom-made to fit over your current windows and are available in a number of different types and colors. You can opt for interior storm windows as well, that are placed inside your Ham Lake house as opposed to outside. Storm windows come in either two track or triple track versions.

Replacement windows on the other hand refers to various different types of installations in your Ham Lake MN house in case of which the old window is entirely taken out and replaced with a new one. Very often replacement windows bring new technological features and can offer big savings and the same attributes strong windows offer. Examples would be savings in energy costs, durability, and even guarantees. A Pane in the Glass offers regular state-of-the-art low-energy replacement windows that are customized to whatever style or color you desire. They can be contemporary or antique in appearance, offer great performance and durability, and be slender and attractive. You can choose Bay Windows, Bow Windows, or any others. Storm  Windows Ham Lake MN

Storm Windows Ham Lake MN | Deciding which one to choose

To make an informed choice about whether you want to further insulate or completely replace your old windows, some factors should be considered:

  1. How much can you pay? Often, any Ham Lake home improvement hinges upon this question. If budget isn’t a big issue, then replacement windows are a much better choice, unless you want to keep your old windows for a personal or aesthetic reason. If money is tight, then storm windows are at least for temporary time a viable option.
  2. How aged are your current windows? Most professionals will say that getting replacement windows is a much better option if your present windows are 30 years old or more. Replacement windows will save you much more money in the grand scheme than storm windows. Storm  Windows Ham Lake MN

Storm Windows Ham Lake MN | Give us a call for all your window needs!

If you are ready to jump in and add windows to your Ham Lake home, give A Pane in the Glass a call! Our window installation experts here in the Twin Cities. Contact us today to schedule an appointment to discover how we can help your windowssidingroofing, or door installation service needs. Call us to set up an appointment at (651) 329-4815. Check out our pages on Angie’s ListBBB and Houzz to read reviews from our valued customers like you! Storm  Windows Ham Lake MN

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