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Find the Best Windows in Los Angeles

For homeowners, Searching for the best windows in Los Angeles can quickly turn into rocket science.


Phrases like U - Factor SHGC2 and VLT3 jump into the conversation when all you really want is just a good window that can save on your heating and cooling. Let’s break it down.


U - Factor: How good a window is at keeping heat in your house.
Range: .20 - 1.20, the lower the better.



SHGC2: How cool your windows will keep you during the summer.
Rated: 0 - 1, the lower the better.



VLT3: How much natural sunlight can get in through the windows.
Rated: 0 - 1, the higher the better.






We had a look at three major window distributors in Los Angeles and here’s how they checked out.

Quality
Brand
U - Factor
SHGC2
VLT3
Low
American Craftsman
0.29
0.28
0.54
Middle
Jeld Wen
0.27
0.36
0.62
High
Anlin
0.24
0.2
0.45






American Craftsman


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Cost: Out of the three, American Craftsman proves to be the most cost effective purchase.


Quality: Surprisingly, American Craftman windows, although not the most chiseled lookers, remain a respectable design that doesn’t get in the way.


Customer Satisfaction: Varied here and there but the general consensus is that American Craftsman are not a permanent solution to a window problem. These windows should really only be used if you’re trying to flip a home and get the job done.


Jeld Wen


$$


Cost: Reasonable is the word on this. You get what you pay for, and what you pay for is quality.


Quality: Fine quality makes Jeld Wen a reliable brand when it comes to mid-range pricing on windows. Similarly priced brands tend to not have the standards, making these a decent purchase. They also offer a good amount of options for customization.


Customer Satisfaction: From a quality standpoint, customers seem to be quite content with their investment. However, spotty customer service has left a few patrons unhappy, and is something to consider when contemplating the purchase of a warranty.


Anlin


$$$


Cost: From high end brands, Anlin performs incredibly well and remains much less expensive than similarly paced window distributors.


Quality: Long lasting and with a lifetime warranty.


Customer service: Consistency is something rarely seen when it comes to window purchasing. Both Jeld Wen and American Crafters hold mixed reviews, but Anlin manages to unite its customers in favorable opinion.




Looking for windows in Los Angeles is a tricky matter and is best guided by a professional. Novel Remodeling in Los Angeles values customer service above anything else. That’s important when a window cracks and you need a replacement.


Installing a window is not a do it yourself project. They require a knowledgeable professional to get the job done, and with the cost of windows, getting the job done right the first time is very important.


For the best price on quality window installation, replacement, and repair in Los Angeles, click Right Here.

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