Shopping for Windows or Doors?
Shopping for Windows and Doors?
There are a plethora of window and door products on the market. The ranging from inexpensive low performing vinyl windows to high performing high value fiberglass windows. The following questions should be considered when shopping for the correct windows and doors for your home:
Window Construction: What materials would you prefer to have your windows made of: vinyl, wood or fiberglass? How much time are you willing to invest in window care and maintenance?
Appearance: How does it look? Does the replacement window convey the architectural character of your home? Will the new replacement windows add or detract from the curb appeal of your home?
Architectural and structural details: Are you receiving the level of quality and performance you want and your investment deserves? How often do you expect to replace the windows in your home?
Installation: Will your windows be professionally installed? Virginia Replacement Windows is proud to offer our own professional installation services for both new and replacement projects.
Warranty: Will your manufacturer still be in business to stand behind their warranty? The Marvin companies have been in business for over 100 years and are known for exemplary service after the sale.
When shopping for windows or doors, it is beneficial to compare products based on the following industry standards:
The NFRC (National Fenestration Rating Council).
Design Pressure (DP) Performance rating will tell you how much pressure a window or door is designed to withstand when closed and locked. A higher DP rating is better. The location of your project will have a significant impact on the performance rating required by code.