Windows and Skylights

Replacing windows is one of the best investments you can make in your home. By replacing your home windows you can save monthly on your heating and cooling costs and add curb appeal with an improved visual appearance. When it comes to replacement windows, you have a big task ahead of you. We have constructed this list to be used as a resource for homeowners with home replacement window projects.

Brands: XACT, Mi, Andersen Windows, Pella Windows, Certainteed, Simonton and Alside.


  • Types of Replacement Windows to Choose From

    Awning, Bay, Bow, Casement, Double Hung, Sliders and other replacement window models are available. Replacement windows come in a wide variety of different materials such as wood, metal, aluminum and steel, fiberglass and wood clad windows, and also vinyl.
    • Awning Windows are hinged at the top and open outward, allowing for ventilation even during a light rain.
    • Bay Windows combine three or more windows together so that they angle out beyond the house wall.
    • Casement Windows offer full top to bottom ventilation, opening outward to the left or right to allow fresh air inside.
    • Double Hung Windows have two operating sash that move up and down allowing for ventilation on the top, bottom or both.
    • Gliding Windows sash operate in a horizontal fashion to allow for full top to bottom ventilation – excellent for porches or decks.
  • Available Materials for Replacement Windows

    Replacement windows have evolved greatly over the years. Wood is still the standard, but vinyl replacement windows and fiberglass are becoming more common.
    • Vinyl replacement windows are a great choice as they are very easy to maintain and will never require painting.
    • Wood replacement windows are still the most popular option when replacing your home’s windows.
    • Aluminum replacement windows are mostly used in commercial applications, but are also a good choice for basement windows.
  • A Wide Range of Replacement Window Styles

    Replacement windows made by companies such as Andersen Windows, Jeld-Wen (Jen-Weld) Windows, Pella Windows, and Milgard Windows are all very similar, however the glass makes up the biggest difference.
    Here are the most common styles of replacement windows:
    • Awning Windows – commonly used for ventilation and placed above a door or below another window.
    • Casement Windows – one of the most popular types of windows, allowing for more light to enter, and large wide open views.
    • Double Hung Windows – a very traditional replacement window, usually made of wood.

Replacement window quotes must be based on a product selection.