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8 "Hidden" where insulation can save you utility dollars

Posted 02-24-2020 at 07:19 AM by Windows on Wash

There is no denying February can be brutally cold in Maryland and Virginia. However, there is no need to suffer through the cold. Coming home to a warm, and cozy house is one of the best things about winter. However, using a heating system to warm up your home can have a significant impact on your utility bill. In fact, the US Department of Energy states heating your home uses more energy and costs more money than any other system in your home - typically making up about 42% of your utility ...
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Which Siding material goes the distance?

Posted 10-24-2019 at 11:03 PM by Windows on Wash

When it comes to siding materials, a common question we get asked at Windows on Washington is, “Which siding material is the most durable?” The answer to that is twofold, and we will be discussing it in detail in this article. But firstly, why is siding important? Siding is your home’s main form of protection from the elements. It is the first port of call for keeping the inside of your home comfortable and safe. If you are looking at replacing or installing new siding, you might also be...
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Should you invest in new siding?

Posted 10-07-2019 at 01:11 PM by Windows on Wash

As we move into fall, now is a great time to start thinking about those home improvement projects you have been putting off all Summer. Perhaps you have been delaying them because you are unsure whether or not they are a worthwhile investment. When done correctly, most home improvement projects offer an excellent return on investment (ROI) while also making your home more beautiful and more comfortable to live in. Take new siding, for example. If your home is looking a bit worse for wear...
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Best Siding To Improve Your Energy Efficiency & Lower Utility Bills

Posted 08-23-2019 at 12:51 PM by Windows on Wash

Your home’s energy efficiency is important for a few reasons, but perhaps the two most important reasons are: an energy efficient home is good for the environment and good for your wallet. There are a few ways you can improve the overall energy efficiency of your home, yet one of the most beautiful and most effective ways is to invest in new siding. In this article, we will be taking a look at the energy efficiency of three different siding materials currently available on the market – ...
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How Air Sealing and Insulation can lower your energy consumption and improve comfort

Posted 08-02-2019 at 01:01 PM by Windows on Wash

Have you ever found your energy bill was much higher than you expected? Or that it is significantly increasing with each bill? There are many reasons why your energy bill fluctuates, and of course the more you use your heating or cooling systems, the higher your bill. However, if your bills are higher than normal, it is very likely your air conditioning unit is working overtime. The common culprit? Poor insulation and air leaks throughout the home. Did you know heating and cooling makes up...
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