How to Choose the Right Window
16 Feb 2018
Replacing your windows is no small task. A large-scale purchase like this must be carefully planned to prevent any regrets and enjoy peace of mind for many years to come. Here are a few tips to point you in the right direction when the time comes for your next window purchase.
The steps to choosing your windows
- Define your needs. Your door and window purchase will depend, among other things, on the reason for replacing your current ones. For example, are you looking to sell your home quickly, are you planning on willing it to your children or would you like to live there as long as possible? It’s also a question of taste.
- Check the local municipal regulations. Call your local City Hall to find out if you’ll need a permit and if there are any restrictions on the use of certain materials in your area. There may also be restrictions applying to the minimum or maximum size of your windows, especially in the case of basement windows.
- Set a budget. You should anticipate spending an average of $1,000 to $1,500 per opening if you’re planning on replacing several windows. The price will vary depending on your needs. For example, a small basement window might cost around $500, while the installation of a door could come to as much as $2,000.
- Choose a reputable company.
Even if your home currently has a certain style and model of windows, it’s possible to replace them with a newer model that’s better adapted to your needs, your budget and the style of your home. At Verdun Doors and Windows, you’ll have your choice of numerous models of casement windows (providing optimal ventilation), awning windows (offering good air-flow even when it’s raining), sliding windows (economical and ideal for use in a basement as an emergency exit), cremone bolt windows (to preserve a home’s historical charm), sash windows (easy to use and maintain) and architectural windows (to enhance your décor), as well as a large selection of interior and exterior colors and materials, including wood, aluminum, PVC and our popular hybrid models. Since every project is unique, our expert representatives will advise you as to which product best meets your requirements, taking into account such factors as energy efficiency and the municipal regulations in your area.
With more than 50 years in the business and a solid reputation with suppliers and clients, alike, Verdun Doors and Windows is recognized for its multi-brand approach and the expertise of its representatives when it comes to offering objective advice on which products to choose. Our locally manufactured doors and windows, which come in a vast selection of models and materials, are covered by the Verdun Guarantee, a non-tiered, fully transferrable warranty, backed by our reassuring, worry-free post-sales service. What’s more, you can rely on professional installation, performed with the greatest of care, to ensure that your new doors and windows function according to their full potential.