New Windows in Omaha, NE Keep Don’t Energy Costs

by | Jul 4, 2014 | Roofing

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Energy costs will only keep increasing, as the prices of oil and gas increase. Homeowners are learning that a well-maintained roof, windows and siding keep energy costs as low as possible. If they walk past a closed window and feel a cold breeze in the winter, then it’s time to replace the window. If one window needs to be replaced, then it’s probably time to talk to a contractor about replacing all of the Windows in Omaha NE or visit their website at These items are replaced so infrequently that the homeowner may not have kept up with all of the latest innovations that improve energy efficiency. They may be pleasantly surprised as they learn about these.

There are many types of energy-efficient windows on the market today. They are also low-maintenance because the window frames are made from vinyl and not wood. Leaks often occur where the window frame joins the house frame. When the window is first installed the seal between the two is quite tight. When a wood window frame is used this seal breaks down quickly. That’s because wood absorbs moisture easily. As the moisture freezes in the winter, it expands the frame. This continual expansion and contraction loosens the seal with the house.

Because vinyl frames on Windows in Omaha NE don’t absorb moisture, they maintain their seal with the house frame. Vinyl is also much stronger than wood, so the actual frame can be much smaller. That allows more glass and a larger outdoor view. Vinyl windows come in every style, so the homeowner can find one to match their house’s architectural style. The paint color is baked into every layer of vinyl. Therefore vinyl frames never have to be repainted.

Homeowners can contact Royalty Roofing of Omaha NE to learn about their roofing, siding, and window products. The trained window installers can show a them how even the window panes have been improved. Windows panes used to have one layer of glass. Today’s energy-efficient windows have three or four layers of glass. The space in between is filled with a safe gas to provide insulation. Not only does the temperature of the house remain more stable, but it is much quieter as well.

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