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

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

AWNING 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.

SLIDER/GLIDER
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.

DOUBLE HUNG
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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Potrero Hill Replacement Windows

Potrero Hill replacement windows can update your home by helping you cut back on heating and cooling costs while giving your curb appeal a lift. Any project that allows you to boost style and function simultaneously is guaranteed to increase the value of your home in the California housing market. Whether you are hoping to sell your San Francisco property soon or hold onto it for several more years, you cannot deny the benefit of increasing the worth of your house.

Dealing with Condensation

Because it is located in Central CA, San Francisco has a variety of seasons, some of which come with added moisture from rain and fog. You may have noticed these elements contribute to you having to deal with condensation on your windows. New San Francisco replacement window units and frames will seal better, which will help prevent moisture finding its way inside, but it will not cut down on moisture collecting on the panes from excess humidity. In order to reduce the worry that condensation will damage the paint or warp the sill by your windows, it is important to know how to deal with this issue with your Potrero Hill replacement windows.

Condensation is caused by moist air coming in contact with the cool glass of your window. This is especially common when there is a noticeable change in temperature from day to night, which is typical during spring or fall in Potrero Hill. Because your Potrero Hill replacement windows will have a tighter seal you may find you have condensation on your panes when you never did before, especially if you have chosen to upgrade your replacement panes with low-E glass because these panes allow even less air flow than other glass. In fact, on very humid days in CA this is a great indicator that you purchased a quality product for your Potrero Hill home.

If condensation is a nuisance you would rather avoid there are a few steps you can take to cut down on the amount of moisture that gathers on your Potrero Hill replacement windows. Make sure you add screens to your California window replacement product so you can open your windows on humid summer days without to let air and moisture flow outside without the worry that pests will use this opportunity to make their way indoors. If your Potrero Hill home has a humidifier attached to the furnace, turn it down if you notice that condensation forms on the window pane when it runs as this is a sign that it is set too high. Of course, once you find condensation on the glass all you need to do it wipe it away with a clean cloth.

Finding the Right Replacement Product

Most residents of Potrero Hill are families, so it is important for these residents to keep the needs of all the members of their household in mind when purchasing Potrero Hill replacement windows. For example, if you have very young children that tend to get into things when they play you will not want to include windows that have hanging mechanisms that might become tangled around small hands. You might also want to include extra locks or a durable seal on the frame, especially if your Potrero Hill home has a second story, to make sure the window will not come loose or break if someone is leaning on it.

If you are one of many California residents that has a spa, movie room or other recreational space in their home, you may wish to include a tint on your Potrero Hill replacement windows for added privacy. This is also ideal for bedrooms and bathrooms. Tinted panes will also cut down on the amount of sun that will shine through your windows, which can prevent your home from becoming overheated if it is on an especially sunny lot.

Potrero Hill residents that are on a budget will find replacement frames to be very helpful when it comes to cutting down monthly energy bills. A replacement frame will keep more climate controlled air on its own, but combining a tight seal with treated glass can double your efforts. Adding low-E glass, argon insulation or laminate to your windows may be an extra expense when you have your Potrero Hill replacement windows installed, but these upgrades will quickly pay for themselves.

When you are shopping for Potrero Hill replacement windows, companies will go out of their way to show you the upgrades and extra features that they offer to help you distinguish them from their competitors. With all this information coming at you so quickly it can be easy to get overwhelmed. Keep a list of the reasons why you started to seek Potrero Hill replacement windows handy to help keep you on track when you shop so you can find the perfect product to fit your needs.

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