Select this option if you need multiple types or assistance in determining the best type for your project.

Allow natural light into top floor rooms such as attics that may not have walls for windows.

Like casement windows, they crank out, but the sash opens upward instead of sideways.

STORM WINDOWS Protect older windows against energy inefficiency and are an economical option.

These windows feature a sliding track allowing the sashes to move left and right.

SINGLE HUNG WINDOWS Only the bottom sash opens. The top half of the window is stationary.

Both sashes move up and down. Generally both sashes will pop in for easy cleaning.

BAY/BOW WINDOWS Generally protrude out from the exterior wall of a home, creating a wide view and wide window sill inside.

CASEMENT WINDOWS These windows crank out and allow maximum air flow in and out of a home.

BASEMENT EGRESS These maximize light in a basement and are also used for safety.

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Fox Hill Replacement Windows

Installing Fox Hill replacement windows throughout your Indiana home can be a sizable financial investment. However, this home improvement project may increase the value of your property while helping you cut the costs of heating and cooling your home. Fox Hill homeowners usually experience cool to cold winters and warm, rainy, humid summers. Finding Fox Hill replacement windows that will keep your IN home comfortable in all four seasons can be a balancing act.

Energy efficient Fox Hill replacement windows can balance your need for thermal protection with the need to minimize interior heat gain from the sun. Using energy rating criteria from the National Fenestration Council, or NFRC, you can fine tune your replacement windows selection to choose products that can help you maintain a temperate indoor climate all year round. The NFRC rates replacement windows based on heat loss prevention, air leakage, condensation resistance, solar heat gain and visible transmittance.

Air Infiltration and Replacement Windows

Air infiltration is the passage of air through Fox Hill replacement windows. Any part of the window assembly may admit air, including the framing components or the glass panes. You can tell that your windows are leaking air if you feel a draft around the assembly, or if you see visible light surrounding the components of the assembly after dark.

Air leakage is responsible for much of the energy loss in Fox Hill homes. In this unincorporated Indiana town, homeowners who have leaky windows often notice air infiltration on windy or cold days. You may actually hear your panes rattling when the wind blows, or feel distinct drafts in certain areas of your Fox Hill home. To test your window assemblies for air infiltration, pass a candle or a stick of incense back and forth across the assembly on a windy day. A draft infiltrating the assembly will blow the smoke upward, indicating that leakage is occurring.

Complete replacement of the assemblies in your Fox Hill house may not be necessary. If you find infiltration in one room, you can try sealing the leak with a silicone caulk or applying weather stripping, depending on the location of the leak and the extent of the damage. While these solutions may be effective in the short term, one under-performing assembly is a sign that you may need Fox Hill replacement windows throughout your Indianapolis property in the near future.

A home energy audit may be useful if you've noticed a steady increase in your IN utility bills. In metropolitan Indianapolis, you can find professional auditors who will perform a thorough evaluation of your Fox Hill home to identify sources of energy loss. Once you've located the doors and window sets where air infiltration is occurring, you can decide whether it's the right time to invest in Fox Hills replacement windows. If your household is losing money each month through high utility bills, replacement may be the most cost effective option.

Grilles and Muntins

The style of Fox Hill replacement windows that you choose should complement the style of your Indiana home. Many homeowners in Fox Hill like the appearance of multi paned products, especially on traditional dwellings. Fox Hill replacement windows with multiple panes can give your home a quaint, charming or elegant touch, depending on the their finish, their framing materials and the surrounding decor. You can achieve this look easily with decorative snap-on grilles, or with muntins that actually separate distinct panes.

Grilles in various designs can quickly be snapped on or off a single paned unit to transform the appearance of the glass. With these attractive accessories, you can modify your assemblies without compromising insulation or creating the opportunity for air leakage. Detachable grilles also make your panes easier to clean, as you can remove them when you need to wash the interior or exterior of your panes. As an added bonus, you can change the look of your decor by exchanging a grille with a square grid for a grille with a diamond pattern.

Muntins are sections of wood that fit between the separate panes of an authentic multi paned assembly. Each muntin consists of a strip of material that divides one or more panes, or lights, preserving the configuration of the entire unit. Unlike grilles, which can be easily removed to change the appearance of a window, muntins cannot be removed without altering the configuration. Muntins were originally introduced in the days when using smaller lights was more affordable than using large panes. Today, they are used primarily for their visual appeal.

Your choice of Fox Hill replacement windows will affect the appearance of your home inside and out. Choose products that reflect your tastes and suit your lifestyle. Consult several Fox Hill replacement windows specialists to discuss your options and compare quotes from the leading providers in the area.

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