Keep Out the Noise this Summer with Double Paned Windows

Maybe you’ve heard the buzz about the double paned window. But are they really worth all the hype and investment? Let’s look at the pros and cons of double paned windows.

For starters, what is a double paned window anyway? It is where two window panes are separated by a vacuumed space. This allows for noise reduction, saved money and energy.

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Pros of the Double Paned Window

Energy Efficient

The summer is here, and so is the heat! With temperatures reaching 90 degrees here in Indianapolis, you probably want to keep your air conditioner running…but at the same time you don’t want to waste your money. Double paned windows can trap reduce the amount of airflow and save you money during the summer and winter months.

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Noise Reduction

The kids are home for the summer, and they are not quite! Are you trying to sleep at night, when you suddenly hear a group of teenagers rumbling around outside? Or even worse, you hear your own kids causing ruckus? If this occurs all to often this summer, consider double paned windows.

Go Green

Not only can double paned windows save you money, they can also help the environment. It’s a win-win for you and planet earth. By reducing energy, you are also creating less greenhouse gas emissions.

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Cons of the Double Paned Window

When it comes to double paned windows, there are not too many downsides. Just be prepared to make in investment, but you will see positive results.

Cost

Although installing new windows can save you money in the long run, it can be a big upfront investment. Not to mention, in order to see the positive effects of double paned windows, you will need to replace all your windows, not just one.

If you are thinking of replacing your windows, talk to your experts at Glass Express today and they can tell you why double paned windows might be the best option for you!

New Year New Windows

2016 written on a chalkboard

It’s that time of year again…time to embrace your New Year’s resolutions to be a better you. While you typically think of resolutions as improving your health, finances or getting organized, try out something new for 2016, update your home and decrease your energy bill (which can also help your financial resolution).

New windows can kickstart your 2016 and leave you with lower energy bills, more light, and updated design. Check out why new windows should be on your 2016 resolution list.

Lower Energy Cost

If saving more and spending less is one of your resolutions, then getting new windows can help you reach your goal. Insulated windows keep extreme temperatures outside which reduces adjustments to your heating and cooling system.

Light

Natural light can drastically change any room in your home. Newer windows have larger glass to allow more light into your home and can make your home appear brighter, more welcoming, and comfortable.

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Updated Design

Not only can new windows bring in more natural light to change a room, they can also update your home to fit your particular style. Windows can be a great, simple way to add a facelift to your home.

Noise Reduction

Do you have loud neighbors, or live next to a busy street? If the noise outside is keeping you up at night consider replacement windows to reduce outside noise.

Although new windows is not what you typically think of when you make your New Year’s resolutions, they can be a great way to start your year and help meet your other resolutions along the way. Call your experts at Glass Express to get started today!