Properly installed windows add value to your home and reduce utility costs
Defective or old windows let in outside air and noise, increasing your utility costs and interfering with your peace and quiet. TruGuard will give you an expert recommendation on the best windows for your home, location and lifestyle. We can usually complete a new window installation in just a day or two. TruGuard offers industry-leading products from Pella® and Simonton®, and we’re proud to warranty our work.
The Value of TruGuard Windows
- Extensive knowledge of new window technology, costs and benefits
- Professional, high-quality installation that you can rely on
- Fast installation and thorough cleanup
- Warrantied craftsmanship
- Improved energy efficiency and lower utility costs
- Simonton Preferred
- Pella Preferred
Tru to Our Word
You can trust us to complete our work on time, to the highest standards in the industry
TruGuard has achieved the highest ratings for our work, including a 100% likely to recommend” GuildQuality score and the highest ratings from the Better Business Bureau.
A quality outcome is the result of a rigorous process
TruGuard has designed, staffed and implemented the most thorough and careful processes in the industry. From our initial call to the completion of your project, we have a process in place that will simplify your experience and make sure you’re happy with the renovation.
A TruGuard relationship doesn’t end when our crew leaves
Every TruGuard project comes with a manufacturer and workmanship warranty for peace of mind. Give us a call at any point if you experience trouble with your project. We’ll take care of it immediately.
We know that hiring a contractor requires trust and an assurance of quality and reliability. The TruGuard Standards Guide will give you an idea of the high bar we set for ourselves regarding professionalism, reputation, workmanship and company stability. This guide will help you evaluate any service professional, so feel free to download it here.Download
FAQs about TruGuard Windows
The easy answer is glass plus a framework of wood, vinyl or composite materials. However, the window industry has many options available to suit any home and lifestyle. Window frames today are offered in vinyl or vinyl-clad (for low maintenance), all wood, aluminum-clad or composites. There are also many types of glazing options available to make windows more energy efficient.
Some windows are made of wood and then covered on the exterior and/or interior with another layer, such as aluminum or vinyl. This layer of extra covering is the cladding, and it adds another layer of protection to the window, strengthening its resistance to outside weather or heavy inside usage.
Homeowners with windows more than 25 years old should consider replacing them, both to gain the best energy efficiencies and to protect the envelope of the house. Windows often need to be replaced if they are sealed or painted shut, fogged with condensation or letting in a draft.
The U-factor represents the amount of heat that escapes through a wall, window, roof or other surface. The lower the U-factor, the more energy efficient a material is. R-values are the direct opposite. These measure an object’s resistance to heat flow. The higher a material’s R-value, the lower its U-factor and the less energy it will lose. An R-value depends on the number of layers of glass in a window, what type of gas is between those layers and whether one or more of those layers of glazing have been treated with a Low-E coating.
Low-E is an invisible, microscopic layer of silver coating added to glass for greater energy efficiency and increased comfort. Low-E stands for “low emissivity,” which is the action of reflecting light passing through glass. By reflecting part of the light spectrum (the part that transmits heat), we reduce a window’s U-factor and increase its R-value.
Impact-resistant glass has strong laminated glass interlayers. When combined with an exceptionally strong window frame, this type of window provides homeowners with greater security and protection from storms, flying debris and even the occasional stray golf ball. When struck by something hard and forceful, like a tree branch or softball, the glass resists shattering. In the rare event that an object impacts the glass, the pane may shatter, but it remains held within the frame. This greatly reduces the risk of flying glass, water or debris penetrating into the home.
Homeowners living in coastal areas prone to strong winds and storms, living directly on a golf course, or living in an area where vigorous sports activities take place, should consider impact-resistant glass in their homes. Other homeowners might be interested in the sound reduction and security benefits that impact-resistant glass provides.
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