Replacement Windows

What Causes Drafty Windows?

Now that the outdoor temperatures are starting to plummet, it is quite likely that you have felt a draft with – at least – one window in your home. That distinct chill is not welcomed – by any homeowner. In most cases, the underlying cause is not serious; however, if air is getting in, that… Read More…

What Are Low-Emissivity Storm Windows?

Low-emissivity storm windows are those that are certified by Energy Star that have glass that include a very thin and completely invisible coating. This coating helps in reducing the heat loss that is experienced through the glass of a window when outdoor temperatures plummet. In turn, this helps in optimizing savings on heating during the… Read More…

5 Factors That Determine the Level of Energy Efficiency of Replacement Windows for the Home 

Installing Energy Efficient Windows

When shopping for replacement windows for your home, there are many factors that must be considered. These include the types of windows that are available, the number of glass panes contained in each, and how certain windows will contribute to the overall value of your home. In addition to this, you must consider the performance… Read More…

Top 3 Window Types That Have the Highest Level of Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficient Window Types

If you are in the market for replacement windows, you will quickly discover that you have many options to choose from; however, it is essential that you understand that some types of windows offer higher levels of energy efficiency than others. These specially-designed windows aid in reducing the energy consumption of your home during periods… Read More…

Your Home’s Windows May Result in Many Safety Risks 

Did you know that windows are considered to be among the top 5 hidden hazards within a home? While it is true that these components of the home offer many advantages – such as allowing the ventilation of the structure, opening up the interior of the home to higher levels of natural light, and allowing… Read More…

Egress Window Emergency Exit Types for the Home 

Egress Windows

Every home should have a means – other than exterior doors – for exiting the home in case of an emergency. In several locations across the United States, building codes require egress windows to be installed on a home. The term “egress” means “to leave” or “to go out”. Simply put, this is a window… Read More…

Are There Financial Incentives Available for Homeowners Who Want to Replace the Windows of Their Home?

Replacement Windows

There are many benefits associated with installing replacement windows throughout the home. This is especially true if they are ENERGY STAR certified and include technologies such as low-emissivity coatings, warm-edge spacers, and a layer of argon gas to increase the insulation of the products. Unfortunately, replacement windows are considered to be a costly endeavor for… Read More…

What Kind of Replacement Windows Should I Buy for My Home?

Replacement Windows

If you are in the market for replacement windows, you may find yourself a bit overwhelmed at the choices available to you. Generally speaking, there are 6 basic types of replacement windows. These include awning, casement, double-hung, fixed, hopper, and sliding. These may be further distinguished as bay, bow, garden, high performance, and storm. It… Read More…

How Energy-Efficient Replacement Windows Work to Save You Money and Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

About Southern Industries Home Improvements

As the world continues to shift to optimizing levels of energy efficiency in our homes and optimizing savings on energy costs, more and more homeowners are opting to have the windows in their residence replaced with windows that are designed to be energy-efficient. According to statistics, all heat loss and gain occurs through the windows... Read More...

The Benefits of Choosing and Installing Energy-Efficient Replacement Windows

Replacement Window Installation

According to studies, choosing energy-efficient replacement windows have the ability to reduce your carbon footprint and your energy costs by a significant amount. While the task is rather daunting, there are home improvement companies that specialize in these amazingly innovative windows that handle all of the work, which allows you to enjoy the beauty and… Read More…