Step 26 - Windows In

Windows Up

They Started Popping The Windows In

It was a great time. I never knew how quickly windows could be put in. A team of 3 guys put 20 windows in under 2 hours. I thought it would have taken days.

Things We Learned Along The Way

The Key Features when Purchasing Windows for your Home

When it comes to choosing the windows that you will have installed in your new home, you have to understand that these home additions serve a much bigger purpose than giving you a venue through which you can look out and see the world outside. The quality of the windows installed in a house has a significant effect on the value that the property will have in the current market. With this said, you have to see to it that you choose the option that will not only look good, but work well too. Here are some of the main qualifications that you may use in choosing among the different window options that are available in the market. If you are in the process of installing the finishing in your new home, then make sure that you keep the following considerations in mind as you go about choosing among the options that are available to you.

In addition to fitting the theme that you have used to pick out the other elements that you have used to design your home, you also have to see to it that you will choose windows that will provide your house with the necessary amount of insulation. A window that will be able to maintain the warm air inside the different rooms of your home will not only help you lower your heating cost, but will also help you maintain the comfort of your home. It will be pointless for you to keep your heating system running if your windows will not keep the warm air inside your house anyway. Make sure that you limit your options among those that will give you the option of releasing air into the outside world or keeping it inside your home.

In addition to this, it may also be a good choice to consider buying windows that have soundproofing qualities, especially if your house is located in an area that presents certain noise problems. If you house is situated near the main road, for example, then you need to see to it that your windows will give you the luxury of doing away with all the noise once you step into your house. However, you should be warned that noise reduction windows are usually sold for much higher price than those that do not present this feature. With this said, it is highly advised that you assess whether you do have the need for this type of window before you invest a certain amount of money on sound proof installations. If you do have the budget, however, and if you want to ensure that you will be able to maintain the atmosphere that you want in your home no matter what is happening outside, then sound proof windows will be the best choice for you.

Finally, make sure that the windows that you buy are made out of high quality materials that will not only go well with that used in building your home, but ones that will present you with the aesthetics that you need as well. Obviously, wooden window shutters will give a different effect as compared to glass and metal window casings. When it comes to buying the windows that will work best for the theme that you are using, it will be best if you get the opinion of a design professional. This way, you will be able to limit your choices among options that will not only look good, but will also give you the best possible value that you deserve for your money.


The Land






Framing Phase

Rough-in Phase

Drywall Phase

Interior Carpentry

Flat-work Phase

Paint & Stain

Finishing Phase