Replacement vs New construction windows
New Construction Windows - are used when a brand new home or a new addition to a home is being built.
When building a new house, contractors use the design build plans and follow a strict step by step roadmap. Since your window frames will be replaced and your wall around the window will be re-waterproofed, the process may yield more desirable results. Another advantage of the New Construction window replacement process is that you will end up with the same size window as opposed to a smaller window when performing the Retrofit installation. It is essential to find someone with a lot of experience who understands the complexity and is able to perform the job correctly. Contact us for a free in-home estimate so our sales engineer can suggest best installation process for you. Replacement Window Installation - are an excellent option for a quick home improvement project.
This process has its advantages, and has been widely accepted by the homeowners as a viable alternative. The old frame from the existing window is retained, and the replacement window is fitted into this frame. This has a significant impact on reducing the cost of the window replacement. The new Replacement windows are available in several materials including fiberglass, vinyl, wood, aluminum-clad wood, vinyl-clad wood, etc. Even though the windows themselves don’t have a significant cost difference between New-Construction vs. Retrofit, it is the installation cost that makes up for the difference in the overall replacement cost. It’s often the case that you will save 30%-40% of the entire job, by going with the Retrofit, vs. full on New Construction window replacement. How can I get more information?
When you request a free window quote you will have a chance to further learn about your options and speak with a licensed home improvement professional.