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Transform Home Improvements, has been a leader in the home improvement space for more than 30 years. Whether your home is… More
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  • 70 Years in Business
  • Accepts Emergency Requests
When The Home Depot was founded in 1978, Bernie Marcus and Arthur Blank had no idea how revolutionary this new "hardware… More
Matt Lighty was very polite and knowledgeable. It was pleasant experience. Full review
  • 42 Years in Business
  • Accepts Emergency Requests
Renewal by Andersen’s process begins with a free in-home consultation to listen to your needs. We then custom-make beautiful, energy-efficient composite… More
I highly recommend Jessica Nuculovic as a project consultant. Jessica was creative in finding solutions to my plans to update my… Full review
  • 25 Years in Business
  • Insured
Euro-Tech Inc. has been the Midwest's premier home improvement company for over 20 years in replacement windows, entry doors, vinyl siding,… More
  • 23 Years in Business
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We are specialists in roofing, siding, solar, and windows. We strive to ensure that your experience with us is outstanding. We… More
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Brian Murphy and Bob Domek have been providing thermal window replacement services since 1982, serving over 70,000 customers. The years of… More
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For more than 25 years, Power Home Remodeling has been the most trusted name in replacement windows, siding, roofing, and doors.… More
I absolutely loved my experience with Power Home Remodeling. My sales consultant Ian was especially awesome because he took the time… Full review
  • 28 Years in Business
Family-owned and -operated since 1996, WindowWorks has gone through an evolution to become the respected home repair company it is today.… More
Few years ago I had them replace all windows in my home. A few days ago they replaced my patio door… Full review
  • 24 Years in Business
A&D Home Improvement has serviced Chicago and the Chicago Suburbs for almost 15 years. During that time A&D has given over… More
We would highly recommend this company. From the planning of our project Roman was extremely helpful and knowledgeable. We never felt… Full review
  • 12 Years in Business
  • Accepts Emergency Requests
Our success was built on three basic beliefs: Always be punctual, Always listen to our customers’ wants, needs and concerns, Always… More
  • 22 Years in Business
  • Accepts Emergency Requests
Beldon is an established family-run company that has been producing highly satisfied customers for well over half a century. We have… More
Representative was extremely helpful and honest. Did not try to sell me anything I don't need.i value honest people! Full review
  • 74 Years in Business
  • Accepts Emergency Requests
C&L Ward has been family owned & operated since 1972. We take great pride in customer satisfaction & treat homeowners like… More
  • 48 Years in Business
  • Licensed
Compass Window & Door is a family owned and operated Home Remodeling Company serving New Lenox and the surrounding Chicagoland area.… More
  • 1 Year in Business
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Euro-Tech Inc. has been the Midwest's premier home improvement company for over 20 years in replacement windows, entry doors, vinyl siding,… More
We had great service and wonderful products on all our windows in our house in 2003 and workers were awesome and… Full review
  • 28 Years in Business
Midwest Windows Direct is a locally-owned window and door sales and installation company serving clients in the Chicago area. We are… More
  • 15 Years in Business
Siding-1 Windows-1 Exteriors has provided top quality home exterior improvement in Chicago and suburbs since 1987. Our Design Consultants will give… More
  • 33 Years in Business
Whether you live in a historic home in Rock Island, on a scenic, riverbank property in Davenport, or somewhere in-between, HCI… More
Allyn came to my home on Sunday to inspect my windows. He was very professional and explained how I could take… Full review
  • 6 Years in Business
Paramount Improvements was started as a one-man operation in 1990. Since then we have served over 39,000 customers in mid-Michigan. We… More
  • 8 Years in Business
We specialize in replacement windows, vinyl and fiber cement siding, roofing, as well as hail/wind damage inspections. More
  • 11 Years in Business
Serving the Chicago Metro and Suburbs since 1982. Window, Doors, Siding, Roofing, Gutters & Insulation. Visit our Website Gallery of Projects.… More
  • 38 Years in Business
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Buying Windows in Aurora, Illinois

The time has come to upgrade your current windows. The question is, where to start? The State of Illinois supports improvements to homes and commercial buildings. In many cities, you’ll find rebate and incentive programs to help cut the initial cost of the investment in home improvement projects including new window installation.

Climate Considerations in Aurora

There’s a lot more to choosing new windows that you might think. First, you need to take into account the climate. Aurora typically has temperatures in the 30 and 40-degree range November through March. April and May warm up to the 60s and 70s with June, July and August in the 80-degree range. October and November begin to cool down in anticipation of the colder weather of November. With this in mind, it’s important to choose windows specific to the climate in Aurora.

Buying New and Replacement Windows in Aurora

There are several factors to consider when you purchase or replace your windows applicable to your climate zone. These include the U-factor, Solar Heat Gain Coefficient (SHGC), Visible Transmittance (VT) and Air Leakage (AL). You’ll find all of this information on the certified Energy Star label. The Efficient Windows Collaborative is a good resource for explaining the different factors and how each applies to your window choice.

Once you’ve chosen a window frame material whether vinyl, fiberglass, wood, or aluminum that meets the climate requirements, choose a window style that fits in with the architecture and theme of your home. The last thing you want is to add new windows and have your home look out of sync. There are numerous styles and materials available.

If you’re interested in rebates or incentive programs because they qualify for a tax credit you must choose windows that are certified by Energy Star. Non-certified windows do not meet the criteria set forth by the EPA and are not eligible for a tax credit. Energy Star windows are easy to spot because they carry a label stating they are certified Energy Star products. The windows will also have a NFRC label (National Fenestration Rating Council).

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Hiring Windows Contractors in Aurora, Illinois

Hiring a contractor is an important step as you’ll want a professional to do the job. Schedule several contractors to visit the property and supply you with a written estimate. Follow up with a check of the company with the Better Business Bureau.

In many states, a permit must be pulled before new windows can be installed or removed and replaced. Contact your local city office about permit requirements and any other requirements the city may have in place before having a contractor start the project.

Window Energy Rebates in Aurora

There are approximately 70 programs in Illinois on the list available from the Department of Energy dedicated to promoting energy efficient homes and commercial buildings. Additional information about incentives in Aurora can be found at the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) and Bureau of Energy and Recycling, and Commonwealth Edison’s (ComED) program for New Construction Service. You’ll also find information on the Federal Tax Credit and additional information about the program at Energy Star.

Benefits of Installing New Windows in Aurora

The two main benefits most people think of when upgrading windows is the amount of money that will be saved in energy bills and the new “face” your home or commercial building will show off. These are important but there are other benefits to consider.

  • If you choose dual paned windows, you’ll lessen the burden on your heating and cooling system. Why? Because the two panes plus glazing filters out the ultraviolet rays which, when left to their own devices, heat up the interior. This, in turn, trips the thermostat so the cooling portion of the system kicks in to bring the temperature to a comfortable level. This leads to excessive wear on the heating and cooling system and can lead to a system breakdown.
  • New windows, especially double-paned windows, work as a buffer to eliminate outside noise. The windows also eliminate the issue of fading of furniture, rugs, carpets, and window treatments.
  • Another area new windows address is the elimination of condensation. This build-up of moisture and/or pooling water is eliminated due to the high quality materials used for window frames and glazing. Reduced condensation means less chance of mold, mildew and damaged window frames and sills.

Return on Investment (ROI) of Replacement Windows for Aurora Homes

While receiving a return on your investment is a definite benefit, overall, there is another factor that comes into the picture when you’ve installed new windows. With new windows the marketing value is raised substantially because your home has been upgraded whether with traditional windows or energy efficient models.

Each month your energy bill will reflect a savings to your wallet. Over the years, the windows will continue to be the product that keeps on giving in monetary savings as well as sustained comfort for your home. You’ll add visual appeal to the interior and exterior of your home with new windows, have clearer views, and enjoy peace and quiet due to the windows filtering out external noise. While the initial output of money for new windows can range up to $10,000, or more, you’ll still come out ahead in the long run.