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The Difference Between Hopper and Tilt-Turn Windows

Monday, April 6th, 2015

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As expert replacement window installers, we have assisted hundreds of customers in choosing the best windows for their homes and businesses. If you want to know more about hopper and tilt-turn windows, continue reading below for a basic description of each one. Then, to help you decide which window is right for your home, call us. Our window experts are always ready to answer your questions and address your concerns.

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6 Reasons Why Bow Windows Can Improve Your Home

Friday, January 23rd, 2015

A semi-circular version of a bay window, a bow window is an architectural detail carried over from Victorian times. It typically consists of three to six same-sized windows that create a gentle curve that projects outward from a wall. As expert window installers, we know firsthand how bow windows can dramatically enhance a room’s appeal. Below are some of the advantages of this interesting window style.

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Common Window Replacement Mistakes To Avoid

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

Investing in new windows for your commercial office is not a matter to take lightly. This is a major budget expense that requires attention to detail due to the fact that there are dozens of styles and types of windows available and that you will be using these windows for the next 50 years. Needless to say, you will not want to have any doubts whatsoever about your purchase.

Take the time to research your options and consult a professional replacement windows installer. North Georgia Replacement Windows offers these services and more to our customers, so feel free to get in touch with us once your business is ready.

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Check Out Our Stellar Reviews on Kudzu.com!

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

We are very proud of the impeccable service we offer to each and every one of our Atlanta, Ga., window replacement clients. We genuinely believe that we offer the very best service for window and door replacement and installation in the North Georgia region, and we have customer reviews to back that belief up. We encourage you to check out our great reviews on Kudzu.com by surfing over to http://www.kudzu.com/m/North-Georgia-Replacement-WindowsInc.-16838307.

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Asking the Ethical Questions

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

Hiring any Atlanta replacement windows contractor can be a stressful ordeal, particularly for homeowners with little to no experience dealing with service specialists. You work hard for your money and deserve to know everything about the company you choose to hire. We are fully aware of the apprehensions customers can have regarding integrity, professional demeanor and past experience. Trust us, these feelings are completely normal and justified, so we take it upon ourselves to set the record straight.

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The Underrated Garden Window

Tuesday, June 10th, 2014

Garden windows are some of the best windows for home owners who love to bring the outdoors in. Also known as “greenhouse windows” thanks to their design and function, garden windows are an excellent addition to your kitchen or other rooms of your home.

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Windows 101

Friday, June 6th, 2014

Windows can greatly affect the appearance of your home from both the inside and out, and they can make just as great an effect on your home’s functionality and energy efficiency. Before you decide to buy replacement windows, we want you to be aware of the basic window elements you should keep in mind.

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Improve the Outside of Your Home with Bow Windows

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

Bow windows are very similar to bay windows – to such an extent that they are generally considered to be a more specific type of bay window. They naturally extend outward from the walls of your home and provide architectural interest in the same way that a bay window installation can.

Construction

Bow windows are generally made by gently arcing anywhere between three to five windows together. These windows can function as a solid unit or as individually operable units depending on how the bow window is constructed and which window styles are used to create the overall structure.

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Bow windows are perfect for larger openings because they can provide a full viewing range and bring in a significant amount of light while still offering an overall functionality to your home’s interior and a revitalized sense of style to your home’s exterior.

Roof Attachment

Our replacement window installation teams are able to attach your bow windows to your home either by tying them in to the existing roof or by adding on a customized hip roof. Depending on the grade of the curve you desire in your window, either of these can be an excellent architectural decision. We will be certain to let you know if the size of your window will limit your roof attachment options.

Materials

Each of our bow windows for your home comes in a variety of materials, finishes and casings. Choose between custom-stained, furniture-grade veneers, aluminum or fiberglass components, then choose your finish. We currently offer bow windows in white or woodgrain interior finishes, and any color on the exterior.

If you are ready to bring some more visual interest to the exterior of your home, it may be time to consider adding a bow window. Call one of our associates today to discuss your options and begin the process of installing your replacement windows.

Are Double-Hung Replacement Windows Right for Your Project?

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

double-hung-windowsAre Double-Hung Replacement Windows Right for Your Project?

Did you know that certain types of home window installations can help you save money on energy costs during those hot Georgia summers? Whether your house is undergoing a remodel or a series of repairs, choosing the right replacement windows for your project can make a difference in the look and feel of your home, as well as your wallet. If conserving money and energy without sacrificing the decorative details of your home are factors in deciding which windows to install, then double-hung replacement windows may be the solution.

Double-hung windows are the most common type of window in American homes. These windows make an attractive option because they are relatively inexpensive, complement other window styles well, may be installed to stand alone as a single unit or make an impact in multiples, and their construction allows for easy cleaning.

Perhaps the best feature of double-hung replacement windows is that they may be utilized as an energy-efficient method of cooling down your home in the summer. Simply lower the top sash three inches, raise the bottom sash three inches, and you have an electricity-free air conditioner! This works by directing humid air out the top crack of the window, while allowing cool air to flow into the house through the bottom portion.

North Georgia Windows provides a variety of double-hung replacement windows with advantages that include:

  • Tightly sealed weather-stripping to keep out dirt, noise, water and air
  • Hidden screen tracks that enhance the windows’ aesthetics
  • Drop-in glazing for an additional layer of energy efficiency
  • Easy-to-operate windows without the use of pulleys, weights and sash cords

Are you ready to go with the right windows for your home? North Georgia Windows is your reliable expert on installing and repairing double-hung replacement windows. Contact us by calling 770-888-1604, or fill out our online form to request a free proposal.

The Benefits of Fiberglass Replacement Windows

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

fiberglass-windowsThe Benefits of Fiberglass Replacement Windows

There are a handful of options on the market when it comes to replacement windows for your home. Aluminum, vinyl and wood are commonly used window materials, covering an expanse of variations in price and durability as they pertain to the architecture of a house. However, fiberglass replacement windows is an option that is growing in popularity. If you are unfamiliar with the virtues of this up-and-coming material, here are some benefits of fiberglass replacement windows:

Durability
Fiberglass is resistant to hot and cold extremes; therefore, fiberglass replacement windows are suitable for any climate. The material is less likely to expand, shrink, crack, warp, fade, peel, sag or rot, and it is chemical-resistant. Additionally, fiberglass is low-maintenance, and its integrity can be preserved for years on end.

Energy Efficiency
As you may already know in the context of your home’s attic, fiberglass is a substance that insulates a space. So, in contrast to other window types, fiberglass windows do not require a thermal barrier (e.g. polyamide strips). Also, because fiberglass does not expand or shrink, the likelihood of air leaks is decreased. Overall, fiberglass replacement windows can reduce your utility bills.

Environmental Friendliness
The energy used to manufacture fiberglass windows is exponentially less than what is required of other window types. First, fiberglass is constructed of silica sand, a sustainable resource that is already abundant. Second, fiberglass’s longevity means it doesn’t have to be replaced as often. Less waste means less negative impact on the environment!

Aesthetic Friendliness
Fiberglass can be made to look like high-end wood windows by mimicking wood grain on the window’s interior and matching its exterior color to the outside of the house. Moreover, fiberglass windows can be painted — and they hold the hue!

Fiberglass replacement windows are versatile and come in many styles such as awning, casement, double-hung and more. The price of fiberglass windows is moderate, costing more than vinyl but less than wood. Ultimately, fiberglass is a worthwhile investment in terms of strength, endurance and appearance.

To increase the resale value of your home with fiberglass replacement windows, call on North Georgia Windows to install them for you. Our expert team will ensure that your home receives the best-looking windows at the right price. Contact us at 770-888-1604 for an estimate today.