Articles - Windows

Will Replacement Windows Increase My Home’s Value?

It’s no mystery that home renovations and remodels in New Orleans are an expensive undertaking. So, it’s no surprise that many homeowners wonder if these projects will help pay for themselves via increased home value. This is especially true of extensive, home-wide projects, like replacing windows. If you find yourself wondering, “Will replacement windows increase my home’s value?” The answer ...

How to Replace Casement Windows in Your Home

Casement windows are a great way to increase ventilation in your home. But if you have old casement windows that are leaky or drafty, you may find yourself wondering how to replace the casement windows in your home. Like all window replacements, it can be tricky to replace your casement windows. However, with some home improvement know-how and patience you ...

The Many Benefits of Low-E Glass

Homeowners who have been researching replacement windows have no doubt encountered the term “low-e glass.” Many new windows these days come equipped with low-e glass ­— which is short for low-emissivity glass — which is often touted as a fantastic window feature. But if you’re not familiar with the feature, you may find yourself wondering what the benefits of low-e ...

Upgrade Your Home with Doors and Windows

Homeowners who need replacement windows or new patio doors would do well to remember the benefits of purchasing ones with frames made of durable materials. And, when you go with MaxHome, you can be sure that all of your new replacement windows and patio doors will be custom-manufactured to the exact dimensions of your home. Plus, our expert installation crews ...

Vinyl vs. Composite Windows

One of the first decisions homeowners must make regarding their new replacement windows is what kind of material the frames will be made from. There is a litany of options, but these days many window frames are made of either vinyl or composite materials. But which option is better in the debate of vinyl vs. composite windows? The Strengths of ...

Helpful Tips for Replacing Old Windows

There’s no debate that replacing old windows in your home can be a tricky task. After all, no homeowner wants to make a mistake and end up with drafts or reduced energy efficiency. In order to save yourself a headache, and save money down the road, there are some tips for replacing old windows that you should remember. The following are some tips ...

Answering the Question “What Kind of Replacement Window Should I Buy?”

Faced with the task of selecting replacement windows for their house, homeowners can find it very difficult to narrow down their options. Not only are there a multitude of window brands, but there are dozens of options for materials, glass, energy efficiency, and every other type of customization imaginable. What kind of replacement windows you should buy will come down ...

Why You Should Hire a Window Company for Your New Orleans, LA, Home

If you’re ready to replace the windows in your New Orleans, LA, home, there are a few reasons why you should hire a window company. As tempting as it may be to save some money in the short term by taking a DIY approach, there are some important things to consider before undertaking the monumental task of replacing the windows ...

Do Windows Lose Energy Efficiency Over Time?

Homeowners who have noticed their energy bills slowly growing but can’t figure out the cause might find themselves wondering, “do windows lose energy efficiency over time?” If you’ve been searching for the answer to your rising energy costs and can’t seem to locate the answer, you should consider your windows. Surprisingly, the age of your window may make a bigger ...

Are Single Pane Windows Energy Efficient?

Many homeowners, when faced with the prospect of replacing their windows might be wondering, if single pane windows are energy efficient. Single pane windows are often less expensive than multi-pane options. Yet despite their lower upfront costs, many people are right to be concerned about the long-term energy costs associated with single pane windows. Getting the Most Energy Efficiency from ...

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