When planning to purchase a window replacement, there are a number of things to factor in. First of all, there’s the glass of the window. How many panes of glass should there be in each window? Not a lot of people understand the benefits of double or triple-pane windows. Basically, the more panes there are in one window, the more efficient it is.
The benefits of double and triple-pane window replacement:
Let’s start with double-pane windows. The traditional type of windows only used one pane of glass. Generally, a single pane of glass can provide a certain degree of insulation. Depending on the type of glass used, the insulating capacity could be higher or lower. On the other hand, when it comes to double-pane windows, the efficiency is more than doubled.
In most cases, argon gas is inserted in between the two panes of glass, effectively creating a layer of insulation and the added efficiency does not end there. Some manufacturers also offer high-performance glass that filters UV light without reducing the illumination from natural sources. Of course, you could expect to pay more for these kinds of window replacement Myrtle Beach, SC.
Benefits of triple-pane windows
If you think that double-pane windows are good enough, you should know more about triple-pane windows. Three layers of glass might seem like overkill but there’s a reason for the added layer. While double-pane windows already offer enough insulation and efficiency, it still lets in a certain level of noise. Basically, if you live near a busy street, you don’t want to install double-pane windows unless you want to hear every car that passes by the street.
Triple-pane windows offer efficiency far better than double-pane windows could. Other than that, they also greatly reduce the noise coming from outside. Also, triple-pane windows are perfect for homes in areas with extreme climates. Considering the amount of gas inserted in between the layers, outside temperatures have no way to get through the window. However, double and triple-pane windows are not the easiest to repair. In fact, it is better to buy a new one than resorting to window repair.
You would also need the expertise of a professional like MBHS Windows, Doors & Enclosures for the installation of these types of windows. Because of the complexity, it is best to have these types of windows installed by an expert. The cost of such windows could range anywhere from $550 to $1,085 excluding labor costs.
With that amount of money, it is best to make sure that the professionals installing the windows are reliable and have a lot of experience handling such types of windows. The window installer must also be certified to install the kind of window you need.
Need to have your doors and windows fixed or replaced? If you need help, contact MBHS Windows, Doors & Enclosures. We are always ready to serve you! You may reach us at (843) 492-4516.
MBHS Windows, Doors & Enclosures
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577