If your windows are old, cracked, or in need of repair it may be best to consider contacting us to do an Insulated Glass Window Replacement as soon as your finances permit. Replacing your home windows is vital for you and your families safety and security. An old glass window might not latch properly, therefore compromising the security of your home. Fogged windows can also be difficult to clean and they can make your home look dirty, run down and abandoned. Not to mention, older windows are sometimes difficult to operate and it gets very frustrating every time you open and shut them. So read some more information below and consider giving us a call to help you with your window replacement.
Insulated Glass Window Replacement
Tempered glass is four to five times stronger than untreated glass. It’s also safer. If broken, instead of shattering into sharp, jagged pieces –it breaks into oval-shaped pebbles that are safer to clean, and less likely to cause serious injuries. Tempered glass is often referred to as safety glass since it meets many safety requirements and is safe to use for sliding doors, storm doors, and shower doors. To make insulated glass windows the glass company takes two pieces of Glass and insert argon gas between them. This, as you probably already know, is a much better insulator from the cold and heat in Houston. If you replace your older single pane home windows with insulated glass you will save up to 50% on your heating and cooling charges. Insulated glass window replacement will most likely save you more money than you pay for the replacement of the windows themselves.
Laminated glass windows are sometimes recommended for homes that are in high-risk storm areas. Laminated glass windows are able to resist high winds and flying debris. These types of home windows also offer a level of protection against intrusions. Laminated glass can also add a layer of noise reduction to your home.