2 Types of Windows That Can Make Your Home More Comfortable

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Choosing to replace the windows in your home can be a great idea, especially when you consider the many different types of windows available to you and the benefits that they can provide. Electrochromic and soundproof windows are just two great window types that can make your home much more comfortable.

Soundproof

Soundproof windows are ideal if you live in the center of a busy town, have noisy neighbors, or if your house is built near a busy road or highway. All of those situation can provide you with a rather unpleasant home life that can make it difficult for you to sleep well, or even relax in your home.

Windows that are soundproof can consist of either two panes of glass separated by empty space between them, or of a single thick pane of glass. These types of windows can typically eliminate between 90–95% of the sound entering your home.

A nice bonus to using these types of windows is that they will also benefit you by keeping the peace between you and your neighbors. This is because the windows will also block sound from leaving your home, which means that playing your music, movies, or video games at a high volume is less likely to bother your neighbors.

Electrochromic

Electrochromic windows are a type of window where the glass is designed to darken as an electrical current is run through it. These windows can darken to the point where they are completely opaque, or they can be darkened slightly to lower the amount of light entering your home but still allow you to see outside.

These windows are ideal if you want to be able to make your home as dark as possible if you sleep during the day, or just simply enjoy a dark home. This is because these windows will reflect about 98% of the light away from your home.

This level of reflectiveness can also benefit your financially. This is because all of that reflected light will not be heating up the inside of your home. Since your home is cooler, you will not need to use your air conditioner as much, which will lower your utility bills.

Speak to a contractor like Arch Design in order to discuss the many great window replacement options available to you. Electrochromic windows are great for keeping your home cool, private, and dark. Soundproof windows will make both you and your neighbors happy because they will prevent a lot of sound from exiting or entering your home.

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