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

Baby, the Rain Must Fall!

April showers are a part of life here in New England. But that does not mean that a homeowner has to suffer through leaks, drips and sagging gutters every time the skies open up. Spring rains are great for flowers and lawns, but can also expose damage that has been done to your roofing system … Continued

3 Reasons to Choose Energy-Saving Windows

Due to growing interest in sustainability, many homeowners are now looking for ways to improve their living spaces. These greener options extend to window replacement, a project that offers a host of benefits that enhance quality of life in your home. In this post, your reliable home improvement company, Hi-Tech Windows & Doors, shares why … Continued

3 Ways to Make Your Window Replacement Process Smoother

Installing new windows is one of the best home improvement projects that you can do this season. Having older windows can compromise your home’s performance and energy efficiency. That’s why replacing your old drafty windows is the lasting solution.

Window Style Series: Advantages of Bay and Bow Windows

Windows improve energy efficiency, provide great views, improve ventilation, and make your home more appealing. Since different windows excel in different areas, however, it can be difficult for you to choose which window is right for your home. In our window style series, we’ll discuss the features of our window types. For this post, Hi-Tech … Continued

Bay and Bow Windows: Adding Value to Your Home

Windows greatly enhance the architectural beauty of a property. They make the home more pleasing to look at from outside. Windows have practical uses, too. They let natural light in, as well as provide proper ventilation and help with the insulation of the home.

Window Style Series: Casement Windows For Better Ventilation

Good ventilation improves your home’s energy efficiency. That’s why it is important to choose an energy-efficient window that also offers good ventilation. At Hi-Tech Windows & Siding, we understand the importance of having a comfortable and energy-efficient home. We are committed to providing effective solutions to promote a livable environment in your home. Let us … Continued

Window Style Series: Slider Windows

Your windows play a significant role when it comes to protecting your home as well as enhancing its beauty. Windows can also contribute to your home’s overall value. However, it can be challenging to choose a style that will make your home more comfortable and maybe even help you save on energy costs.

Whether Weather Matters: Windows and Doors

Warm summers and cold winters with a fair share of extreme weather thrown in seem to define the climate here in Massachusetts. It isn’t something especially exceptional, but it’s worth noting the unique effects this system has on your doors and windows. That way, you’ll be prepared to deal with any problems that arise in … Continued