If you’re thinking it’s about time to replace your basement windows, avoid making hasty decisions. Basements may be particularly tricky since they are underground and may be prone to damp or affected by weather. There are a number of choices when it comes to windows, but the primary things you should to consider are energy efficiency, installation, and natural light.
Thermal windows are the optimal choice for energy efficiency. Thermal windows can be either double paned or triple paned. Both are energy efficient, but triple-paned windows are basically more of everything. They are more energy efficient, more durable and they cost more money. The climate and the way the basement is being used are important factors in determining the type of window you choose.[Read more…]