At the Small Homes Council, we get
many calls from homeowners looking
for information about replacement
windows. They want to cut their
energy bills and eliminate outside
maintenance. Many callers are
planning for their retirement years and
want to eliminate the yearly trip up the
stepladder to hang storms and screens.
First, we ask them to consider
whether replacement is necessary.
• Do the existing windows stop air and
• Are the existing windows falling
apart (or just a little loose)?
• Will the replacement windows
reduce energy costs?
If it's clear new windows are needed,
they need to decide what kind of
replacement system and glazing to use.
You can help your client make that
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