Having a window replaced in the attic can be a great move when the current window lets in a lot of heat or has been damaged in some way. If you're just beginning to look into replacing the windows in the attic, it's vital for you to look into exactly what kinds of features can be the best choice for the attic. Keep the following tips in mind when you begin checking out windows to be installed.
Make Sure Weather Sealing is Done
If you're just beginning to look into your choices for windows to be installed, you need to prioritize keeping the attic cool due to how hot it can become on warm days. With heat rising in your home, the attic can become especially warm and lead to your AC needing to run even harder if the windows don't have proper weather sealing done. Keeping an eye out for windows that have quality weather sealing done can ensure that you won't have any issue with air getting in and out of gaps in the windows.
Consider Having Tinted Done
Another way to make the attic cooler is to get tinting done so that the heat doesn't enter the room as much. Tinting can be a good move also since the attic isn't a place that you'll be necessarily spending a lot of time in, so you may not be worried about bringing in a lot of natural light. Tinting can be applied at the same time that you have the windows installed so that you won't have any issue with applying the tinting later or on your own.
Try a Unique Style to Suit Your Home
Unlike windows in the rest of your home that you may want to all match, you have a lot more flexibility over the windows in the attic. Trying out a different style of window that still suits your home can mean picking out windows that are round, rather than the standard square or rectangle window. Stained glass is another unique feature that can make the windows stand out.
As you compare your choices for window replacement in your attic, you need to focus on picking windows that will look great and won't be problematic for your home after they're installed. Along with making sure that the windows look great, you can also be sure that they do well at keeping the attic cool.Share
17 July 2018
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