Written by Fred Daues on February 19, 2018 in Vinyl Windows

Do you want to save money on your utility bills? Of course! Who doesn’t! If you already have energy efficient appliances and you’ve switched your light bulbs out for ones that use less energy, what else can you do? Well, it would probably be a good idea if you stopped opening windows and throwing money out. What? You never do that! Maybe not, but when you have old, inefficient windows in your St Louis, MO home, you might as well be doing just that. Old windows that don’t keep the air in (or out!) act like throwing money out the window. Window technology has come a long way in the last decade and anything you buy will likely be better than what you have. But as long as you are going with replacement windows, wouldn’t it be best to get, well, the best? Here are some tips on finding quality vinyl windows in St Louis.

Understand the Ratings

The first thing you will want to do is some research on the window rating systems. Sure, the employees in the window stores can help you examine the ratings and explain things to you. But you don’t want to learn important information on the spot. It’s much better to understand what the ratings mean before you start looking so you can have informed discussions with the experts in the field.

Avoid Big Box Stores

While it’s nice to browse windows at big box stores, it’s probably not the best place to buy them. And the employees aren’t the best people to advise you either. You’ll get cheaper windows, but then you have to find someone to install them. And the windows might not be high quality in the first place. There aren’t professionals at big box stores and when it comes to vinyl windows, you want the quality that comes from experts.

Ensure Quality Installation

You can get the best window in the world based on ratings, but it won’t do you nearly as much good if you don’t have a good installation process. You need professional installation! We can’t stress that enough. There is no match for a professional window installer when it comes to your vinyl windows. You want the product to have all of the qualities it touts and with a good installation, it will. When you hire professionals, you’ll get what you need from the windows.

At Masonry & Glass Systems, you don’t have to worry about quality because all of the windows we carry have that already! Call us at (314) 535-6515 and ask questions about St Louis, MO vinyl windows. Some of our vinyl windows are higher in quality than others, though all of them are great. We’ll work with you to ensure that you get just the right window for your home’s needs. Stop by and see for yourself some of the vinyl windows we offer in our showroom! We’re located at 1503 S Kingshighway Blvd St Louis, MO 63110.