It seems as though the fall season has finally made an entrance in the Santa Clarita valley. With cooler temperatures and shorter days, it can be difficult to keep your home at a comfortable temperature. What you may not know, is that the type of windows that you have can significantly impact the amount of energy you use and how much money you spend.
In older homes, windows can be outdated and unprepared for the winter months. Too often we spend a countless amount of money on window fixtures and look for other ways to lower our energy costs. One way to lower your heating bill this winter is to look into weather proof windows. Not only can weather proof windows lower your energy costs, but they can significantly decrease outside noise, which can be a great asset if you live on a busy street.
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There are a few different types of energy efficient windows that are worth mentioning. Premium vinyl contains thermal properties that surpass aluminum, steel and stainless steel. Also, glass coatings from Simonton Windows are available with low E glass. The low E glass coating is a metallic oxide applied to your glass window and allows short-wave energy to pass through but reflects long-wave infrared energy for optimal thermal energy.
By installing weather proof windows this fall, you will save money and your family will be well prepared for the frigid bite of winter.
For more information on how energy efficient windows can benefit your home visit Mikes Windows and Doors at 21170 Centre Pointe Pkwy., Ste.220 Santa Clarita, CA 91350 or call (661) 222-9195
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