FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What IS a 'replacement window'?
The term replacement window is used to distinguish our windows from those made for homes being newly built. Typically, replacement windows are NOT made in standard sizes…but instead, are each built to specific, custom sizes to accommodate your home. All Clear Choice Exteriors windows are made to custom sizes, to fit your home.
How do I compare different replacement windows?
Replacement windows can be considered to be the most important energy-saving appliance in your home. We encourage you to speak with more than one replacement window company; to compare and contrast product and service offerings…and to become as educated as you possibly can before making this investment.
When comparing windows, we suggest scrutinizing and comparing the following: Raw Materials (PVC), Hardware and option design, Aesthetics, Strength and Sturdiness, Warranty…and most importantly, Energy Efficiency as validated by the U. S. Dept. of Energy and Energystar.
Clear Choice Exteriors would be delighted to provide you with an in home presentation that touches on all of these topics, so that you can make the very best decision possible.
How much do replacement windows cost?
According to the 2015 Cost vs. Value Report, published by Remodeling Magazine, the average price for a high quality replacement window, across the US was approximately $962.00. You can see this report here:
But here’s the great news:
Because of our tremendous national buying power, Clear Choice Exteriors is able to offer you the most highly efficient products available (proven with U.S. Dept. of Energy Data) at a fraction of this average price.
Not only that…but one of the reasons we’re growing so fast, is that we are America’s Triple Pane Company. Our prices for our triple pane technology are often LOWER than our competitors dual pane prices. Wow.
We’d love to provide you with an no-obligation price quotation. Down to the penny and good for one year. Contact Us Today.
How do I know that your products are top quality?
All of our windows are manufactured by Vista Window Company, founded in 2001, and one of the 100 largest replacement window manufacturers in America.
All of our replacement window products are tested and certified to Third Party agencies like NFRC, AAMA and EnergyStar. Our local sales consultant can and will provide you with the certification numbers and references that back up the data. We prove it.
How much energy will we save?
The truthful answer is, we don’t know. In fact, no one knows. This is because there are so many variables to this ‘equation’. The utility savings that you can expect from new replacement windows depends on where you live, the construction of your home, your old windows, and the configurations of the new windows.
In our experience, savings range from 12-27%. But we’re not satisfied with this answer! We want to prove it! How? RESFEN.
The US Department of Energy supports a Window research initiative called RESFEN, which is a computer simulation program that gives us the BEST known estimates for home improvement energy savings. We would be glad to run a RESFEN report for your home, just ask one of our consultants.
Unfortunately, a lot of window companies provide energy savings ‘pledges’, that are NOT based on RESFEN analysis. Why? Because they believe you’ll never take the time to follow up. Sad but true. We don’t believe in that type of approach.
What about all the companies that advertise $189 for any size installed?
In the last several years, you’ve probably seen a few companies across the country that have advertised like this. There are a couple important things to remember and consider.
FIRST: Providing even a “ball-park price”, “up front”…is a recipe for disaster. There are a great many variables to consider when replacing windows. Energy Savings, Design and Aesthetics, Carpentry and Construction, Warranty, etc… In many instances, the “up front” price ENDS UP a great deal higher…after factoring in exactly what you need and want for your HOME. This can seem misleading, and be quite upsetting to homeowners who expected a certain price ‘up front’. We choose not to conduct our business in this manner.
SECOND: When was the last time you received great service and a great product, from a company that went to market as the absolute cheapest? Our guess is NEVER. There is a HUGE difference between cheap prices, and FAIR prices. Clear Choice Exteriors offers the best combination of price and value in the industry, because our prices are incredibly affordable. Our prices are fair…not cheap.
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Why don't other companies talk about Triple Pane?
Generally, the answer is either that they don’t have or understand the technology, or they offer it at a price that is REALLY HIGH.
Because of our national buying power, Clear Choice Exteriors is able to offer Triple Pane windows at Dual Pane prices!
Triple Pane windows out-perform dual pane, and offer you more VALUE. We’ll PROVE it. Request a free quote today, and our sales consultants will be happy to share the knowledge!
The Clear Choice Exteriors network of replacement window stores represent the fabric of America…small business USA. But at the same time, all Clear Choice Exteriors locations are a part of our national organization that leverages tremendous buying power with top brand manufacturers.
Perhaps most important, is that all Clear Choice Exteriors locations are accountable to one another. This incredible network of business operators is committed to making Clear Choice Exteriors and Window Depot the largest and most trusted window brands in America.
Replacement Windows and Triple Pane windows from Clear Choice Exteriors are high quality windows without the high price. We are a national company with local operators who are committed to providing the best replacement window experience in the industry.
Clear Choice Exteriors has strong relationships with several national, brand-name manufacturers. These relationships enable us to offer a wide variety of products and options that are unavailable to competitors. Furthermore, the volume of products we sell permits us to price them well below the standard retail market rates.
At Clear Choice Exteriors, we understand your need for peace-of-mind in the quality of your replacement window products. Clear Choice Exteriors replacement windows will provide years of reliability, energy savings and satisfaction.
Thank you for considering Clear Choice Exteriors for your replacement window project. We appreciate the opportunity to earn your business.