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Mad City specializes in replacement windows and doors, bathroom remodeling, siding installation, kitchen refacing and roofing services for the residential market.… More
I think you have some of the most beautiful windows, professional crews from start to finish. I love the way your… Full review
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  • 22 Years in Business
Transform Home Improvements, has been a leader in the home improvement space for more than 30 years. Whether your home is… More
He was kind and curious They were efficent finish everything in a Timely mater and gave me detail has to what… Full review
  • 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
Honest down to earth sales team. Windows orderEd to be installed shortly. 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
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  • 25 Years 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
  • 23 Years in Business
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
Wew have been in business for over 9 years now. Family ran and locally sourced labor. More
  • 9 Years in Business
  • Accepts Emergency Requests
All Star Construction Service Inc is a professional and reliable growing company. Installing industry leading products with the best warranty in… More
Amazing craftsmanship I highly recommend all Star construction for your home improvement needs Full review
  • 5 Years in Business
  • Accepts Emergency Requests
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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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
The Acri Company began satisfying customers in 1967. The main office was in the basement of the founder, Chuck Acri's, home.… More
Very pleased with our Acri Company windows. We've had them for about 10 years now. Recently we had an issue and… Full review
  • 44 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
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 Replacement Windows in Rockford, Illinois

Choosing to upgrade your property in Rockford with replacement windows is an important investment. There are several considerations involved to ensure you get your money’s worth, proper installation, and any incentives being offered by the city, state, or government for making property improvements.

One of the first steps when choosing new windows from a retail window store or home improvement center is looking for windows that can handle the climate deviations of your location. Since Rockford experiences moderate spring and summer temperatures and the potential for extremely low temperatures during the winter, you’ll need windows that work well under both sets of conditions.

Additional steps include:

  • Window and frames styles, materials and types
  • Rebates, incentives, loans and tax credits options
  • Finding a licensed and insured contractor
  • Permits applicable to the project

Window Types

The types of windows available in Rockford are numerous. Three of the most often requested by Rockford property owners are double hung windows with wood and vinyl window frames.

With the double hung style, the windows slide upwards and both can be opened. The windows also tilt in for easy cleaning. Single hung windows are also an option. Vinyl windows are durable, require low maintenance, and are reasonably priced. Solid wood windows are sought after for their visual appeal. Other types include casement, awning, bay, egress, double pane windows  and triple pane windows.

You can also choose glazing or tinting of the panes for added energy efficiency for home windows. With either coating, the interior comfort level of your property is raised, utility bills will be reduced, and the property’s heating and cooling system won’t need to work as hard to keep temperatures regulated.

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Things You Need to Know About Finances in Rockford, Illinois

Regardless of the type of new windows you choose, it can be costly. When planning a budget for new windows, you may have access to incentives, loans, grants, and tax credits available in the State of Illinois to help with the purchase.

The federal government also offers a tax rebate when purchasing Energy Star energy efficient windows. Use the handy rebate and special offer tool at Energy Star for additional resources.

Tips for Hiring a Windows Contractor in Rockford

There are several options to find qualified window installers in Rockford.

  • Word-of-mouth – if you know someone who has had new windows installed, ask them about the contractor for their first-hand experience and possible recommendation.
  • Home improvement centers – if purchasing new windows from a retail center, chances are, the company has licensed contractors on staff or under contract.
  • Private contractors – use available online listings for window installers in Rockford.

Make a short list of potential candidates then call to schedule a property visit. Request an estimate from each listing all the charges and have it signed and dated. Ensure the contractor has a current license and is insured. The Better Business Bureau is a legitimate resource to determine if the contractor has any outstanding complaints filed against the company.

Windows Permit Information for Rockford

The City of Rockford has a long list of requirements for building codes, neighborhood standards that includes information about windows, and which types of projects require a permit. This includes replacement of windows when certain conditions apply.

To find out if you need a permit, contact the City of Rockford by mail at 425 E. State Street, Rockford, 61104, or call 779-348-7300. Failure to acquire a permit prior to installation of new windows that are not exempt will result in a fine.

A Return on Your Windows Investment in Rockford, Illinois

Even though a new window project is a big investment, your property will reap the rewards of quality panes, frames and coatings. With the right frames and window style installed, the result is a new freshness to the overall appeal of the exterior of your property. A second ROI is the fact new windows will lower your monthly utility costs. This is a savings you’ll receive each month, year after year.