Basement Windows - Vinyl Replacement Windows
Not having enough light is a
very common issue for basements. The lack of sunlight makes these rooms seem dark, gloomy and in many cases, there is
a distinct smell associated with basements. So what can you do to fix the problem? Simple. Just add new vinyl
replacement windows to space and you'll immediately see and smell the difference as the room fills with light, driving
away mildew and making the room feel more alive.
What are the best basement windows to
install and are they available as energy efficient models or will I be limited to lower grade windows because of the
First, there is no such thing as a "Basement Window", not literally
anyway. Windows used for basements are the same windows used throughout your home. The difference is basement
generally have less wall area to work with and choosing a window that is less effected by fallen yard debris will
ensure proper operation and jamming. Here are some of the main considerations for selecting the right window style for
- Avoid Getting Stuck - If the bottom of the window
will be close to ground level, choose one that will not be affected by debris on the ground that could cause in not to
open. Slider and double hung windows would be a great choice where a casement or hopper would not, since they open
- Energy Efficient - Because windows are usually located near ceiling
height inside and ground leve outside, energy efficiency is a must. Windows with poor thermal efficency will cost you
hundreds of dollars from heat loss.
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