Replacement Windows in Tampa, Clearwater, Sarasota, Largo, St. Petersburg, and Pinellas County
Types of replacement windows in Pinellas County
Stormfitters can help you with replacement windows in Pinellas County, St. Petersburg, Tampa, Clearwater, Largo or Sarasota. They specialize is severe weather products including replacement windows, storm windows, storm shutters, and doors.
When it comes to replacement windows you have many options and choices. Some of the popular options include double-hung, sliding, casement, awning, picture windows, bay or bow and glass sliding doors.
Double hung windows have sashes that open fully and can tilt inwards for easy cleaning. They are often used in walls located next to walkways, patios, and decks. Sliding windows have slim vertical lines and are often used near decks and walkways. Casement windows open outwards and are often found in kitchens. Bay and bow windows are made of three windows set at angles. They protrude beyond the exterior of the room thereby creating additional space. They also help a room appear larger. Sliding patio door windows create an indoor-outdoor flow with easy walk in and walk out.
Another important aspect of replacement windows is energy efficiency. 70 percent of energy loss occurs in windows and doors with 90 percent of window heat loss occurring through ordinary glass. Modern high-efficiency windows are constructed with double pane or triple pane glass and insulated 16-layer soft coat Low E as well as Argon or Krypton gas. They are much more effective at blocking UV rays and helping climate control than ordinary glass.
If you live in a severe climate area you also need to consider storm protection. You could replace single pane glass with high-performance double pane, but you can also consider installing exterior storm windows. These high impact windows also provide energy efficiency and help protect your home against the harsh elements.
Stormfitters supplies replacement windows as well as storm windows throughout Pinellas County, St. Petersburg, Tampa, Clearwater, Largo or Sarasota.