Tips for Choosing New Atrium Windows

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Atrium windows are immensely popular today. Because of this, window manufacturers use the latest advancements in window development for their atrium windows. These windows are designed to be highly energy-efficient, withstand high wind and heat pressure, and have an excellent U-factor. Because there are so many benefits to atrium windows, they are in high demand. Here are some tips to help you choose the right window for your needs.


The first step is to determine the type of atrium window you want. There are several different styles from which to choose. Consider your needs and look at every option. Here is a list of the most common types of atrium windows. Horizontal slider
  • Awning
  • Double hung
  • Tilt single hung
  • Slider
  • Picture
  • Tilt single hung
  • Tilt turn
  • Garden
  • Single hung
  • Basement hopper
  • Roll & turn


Window installation is best done during mild weather months. If you are looking to save some money, consider buying your windows in August. Sales are generally down during this time and you are likely to get the best price. October and November are popular months for window replacement. Therefore, the cost will be higher during this time.


It is helpful to create a budget before you begin shopping for new window treatments and get replacement windows. This helps to narrow the options. Stick to your planned budget as much as possible. Typically it is a good idea to set aside an additional 10% for unexpected costs. You never know what may come up during the installation process. It is wise to be prepared for these unforeseen circumstances. The best way to choose the right window is to simply do your homework. Windows are a significant investment in your home. Take the time to research and find exactly what you need.
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