When it comes to window materials, San Diego homeowners have shown an overwhelming preference for a fairly young window material. Vinyl windows were introduced in the early 1970’s as a more economical option for a competitive market. Since then, the popular window material has gained a strong reputation for more than their impressively low price tag. While more and more homeowners are becoming familiar with the many benefits associated with vinyl windows, there are some who still find themselves on the fence. To help bring some clarity to whether or not these windows are the right choice for your home, we have created a short list of signs to be on the lookout for in your home.
Your Home Sounds Like a Construction Site
Perhaps you aren’t right in the middle of a construction site or traffic jam, but it just happens to sound like you are…your windows are likely to blame! Homeowners with older windows typically have a great deal of noise passing through their single pane glass. This type of glass is entirely too thin to effectively block out exterior noise, which can result in a great deal of headache. Vinyl windows, however, come with double or triple pane glass that can help restore the peace and quiet in your home.
You are Spending Far Too Much on Your Energy Bill
Over time, vinyl windows have gained quite the reputation for their energy efficient capabilities. This is due to a number of factors that come together to offer optimal insulation for your home, drastically reducing energy usage and the amount of your monthly bill. Vinyl windows are made from a material called PVC, which expands to create a snug fit within its frame, preventing any drafts or gaps from occurring. Their weather resistant capabilities ensure that excess moisture or weather damage won’t form any drafts within the frame in the future, and the double and triple paned glass that comes within the windows helps keep heating and air conditioning inside where it belongs.
You Are Tired of the Constant Upkeep and Maintenance
Many homeowners have grown tired of the peeling, sanding, staining and painting that is must occur on a regular basis to keep their windows looking good, but believe that this is a necessary part of quality windows. Fortunately, this doesn’t have to be the case. Vinyl windows Oceanside, CA come with a variety of benefits including durability, affordability, energy efficiency and style, while only requiring the occasional cleaning with simple soap and water.
If you would like to learn more about vinyl windows, there’s no better place to start than with a Pelican Replacement Windows team member. Our team of experts can introduce you to our wide variety of quality windows while helping you find the right model to perfectly suit your needs. To speak with one of our experts today, give us a call at 760-598-6422 or visit us in person at 2210 La Mirada Dr., Vista, CA 92081.