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FAQs

Q: What is the best way to compare windows?

There is only one reliable way to compare windows and that is by asking for the NFRC* rating for each window that you are considering. NFRC labels are independently certified and rate the whole window performance by U-Factor and Solar Heat Gain Coefficient (SHGC). The lower these ratings are the better the window will perform. The priority of U-Factor versus SHGC depends on your climate. You should ignore all the sales hype and choose the best NFRC ratings for your climate at the best cost.

Q: What is an Energy Star window?

Energy Star is a window certification program administered by the Federal Government to help you select energy efficient windows optimized for your climate. A window must meet minimum performance criteria to qualify. These criteria are based on NFRC whole window performance ratings and are different for each of four climate zones as follows:

Northern Zone (blue): U-Factor of .30 or less, SHGC any
North Central Zone (yellow): U-Factor of .32 or less, SHGC of .40 or less
South Central Zone (orange): U-Factor of .35 or less, SHGC of .30 or less
Southern Zone (red): U-Factor of .60 or less, SHGC of .27 or less

Q: Does The Window Source have Energy Star windows and doors?

Yes, any window or patio door ordered with a LowE glass upgrade will qualify for the Energy Star guidelines for the climate zone where purchased. This guarantee always comes in writing on your contract specifications so you will be assured of ordering and receiving the best LowE glass that is optimized for your particular climate zone.

Q: Are tax credits available for windows and doors?

Yes, you may be eligible to receive a 10% federal tax credit up to $200 for windows and $500 for doors that meet Energy Star guidelines. These credits had expired in 2011 but the new law, “The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012” has extended these tax credits to the end of 2013 and retroactively for 2012.

Q: How can The Window Source be so much more affordable than other companies?

The Window Source provides you with extremely affordable prices on premium vinyl windows because of our large national buying power. also our low prices and easy purchasing process allows us to be extremely efficient and pass the savings along to you.

Q: Is the installation as important as the window?

Yes, a window needs to be properly measured to fit the opening and allow adequate tolerance for pluming and squaring the new window. If the new window is not properly plumbed and squared it will not seal and operate properly no matter how good the quality of the new window.

Q: How does the Window Source assure me of a great job at an unbeatable price?

*The National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) U-Factor is a certified measurement of the resistance to conduction of heat and cold by the entire product (frames and glass). The Solar Heat Gain Coefficient (SHGC) is a certified measurement of the ability of a product to keep out unwanted solar heat gain in the cooling season.

Q: Is there a cost to remove my old windows?

Yes there is a disposal/recycling fee based on job size

Are you researching for Colorado Springs replacement windows?

If you are trying to find information about replacement windows and their cost in the Pikes Peak region then you’re not alone.

Questions about the price of replacement windows is often one of the first topics we discuss during our free consultations.

Whether you are investing in the stock market or investing in your home, you want two things: to buy in at the lowest possible price and for the money you spend to reap benefits and add value for many years to come.

To find just such an investment for your home, all you need to do is look out your windows.

Buying high-quality vinyl Colorado Springs replacement windows is one of best things you can do to increase both the value of your home as well as your quality of life.

Replacement Window Costs in Colorado Springs

The amount you’ll spend on replacing your old windows with new vinyl windows depends on a number of factors:

  • Size. Vinyl replacementwindows are priced based on their size; the larger the window, the greater the cost. Typically, windows under 100” (L+W) have a fixed price then as the window gets larger the prices goes up at a rate related to the size of the window.
  • Style. We offer a wide range of replacement window styles, including double-hung windows, slider windows, casement windows, bay windows and garden windows. Each type of window has variations in pricing, though the variations are relatively small.
  • Model. For all styles of windows, we offer three different custom-made models which vary by features such as energy rating, number of panes, and amount of insulation but do not vary in quality and value.
    • The Model 6000 Series is our most popular product series and provides popular enhanced features.
    • The Model 9000 series window series is our highest performing product line, perfect for customers interested in energy efficient windows, with a quality build for their Colorado Springs home.

How much does it cost for Colorado Springs replacement windows?

You will save money on your monthly heating and cooling bills.

You will enhance the beauty of your home as well as its curb appeal.

You will increase the value of your home and the price you can ask when it’s time to move.

When you purchase vinyl replacement windows from Window Source of the Rockies, you will also get the lowest prices on the Front Range – guaranteed.

If you can find a lower price anywhere else in Colorado Springs for equivalent quality, we will refund the difference to you.

The removal of your old windows is included in all of our estimates, so there are no hidden costs or surprises.

And with our lifetime warranty and quality service from hands-on, local owners, you’ll get the peace of mind that comes from knowing that you’ve made an investment which will pay off immediately and for years ahead.

Call us to schedule a free in-home demo of our windows and patio doors and receive a reliable quote.

*We do charge a small convenience fee for credit/debit

To find out what replacement windows cost for your Colorado Springs home, just contact the team at The Window Source of the Rockies today at (719) 465-3713 to get your free quote.

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