New Windows Can Improve Your Home’s Curb Appeal

Here are some easy ways to improve curb appeal with window replacement. 1.     Choose the Right Type of Windows for Your Home There are many different types of windows and frames on the market today, from vinyl and fiber cement to fiberglass and clad wood. Each one will have its own look and feel, boosting … Continued

5 Choices for New Windows

When it comes to choosing replacement windows for your home, there are several factors to take into consideration in order to make the best decision. From window type to trim, here are the five main factors that go into the selection of new windows. 1.    Window Type First off, you need to know what type … Continued

Bay Windows vs. Bow Windows

Bay and bow windows make excellent accents for any large living room or great room. Featuring more glass surface than standard windows, these styles add depth and dimension as well as extra seating and storage space, if desired. They give you the best of both worlds: for the interior, you get classically beautiful, hand-crafted wooden … Continued

Why Summer is the Perfect Time to Replace Your Windows

Summer is a great time of year for so many things, from backyard barbecues to beach outings. But it’s also good for home improvement projects too. Let’s explore why summer is the best time for tackling that window replacement project you’ve been wanting to do. Energy Efficiency With summer comes the hot temps we all … Continued

How Low-E Windows Can Keep You Cooler This Summer

You’ve likely heard of low-E windows before, especially if you’ve been researching replacement windows for an upcoming home improvement project. But what are they and how can they make you more comfortable in the warm months? Low-E glass is short for “low emissivity.” This is a microscopically thin, transparent coating applied to glass that can … Continued

The Simple Joy of a Garden Window

Few styles of window can do as much for the style and comfort of your home as a box-style garden window. Wide window panels for added sunlight, additional shelf space, and an expanded view of the outdoors are just a few of the benefits this simple, clean window style will bring to your home. Bright … Continued

Winter Window Replacement? You Bet!

Now that the winter months are upon us, the thought of replacing your existing windows has probably past to the wayside. Most area contractors only replace windows during the warmer months, but not the professionals here at Hi-Tech. We install replacement windows all winter, in virtually all types of weather. We are one of the … Continued

New Windows Now, Lower Heating Costs Later

  The Department of Energy Resources estimates that the average cost of heating your home during this year’s winter in Massachusetts will range from $697 to $2,569, depending on your method of heating. The DOE also estimates that a typical home loses more than 25% of its energy through inefficient windows. If your windows are … Continued

There is No “One-Size-Fits-All” When it Comes to Windows

Anyone can purchase replacement windows off the shelf at their local hardware store. In fact, many contractors will do just that when replacing windows in a home, fitting these pre-fabricated windows into a window opening any way they can. This “one-size-fits-all” method of window replacement leads to shoddy installations, poor energy efficiency, and often damages … Continued

How New Windows Can Keep You Cool This Summer

Here in New England, most of the focus on replacing your home’s windows with new, energy efficient windows centers around keeping your home and family warm during the winter. But did you know that today’s thermally efficient windows can also help your home stay cooler when temperatures rise during the summer? The same thermal qualities … Continued

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