Entries by Paul Whitemen

I’m house shopping, what sort of things should I consider about the windows on properties that I look at?

We work with a lot of REALTORS who represent buyers and this is one of their most common questions. Many consumers believe that because vinyl windows tend to look similar, they are all equal in quality, but they are not. Two key ingredients to a quality window are the efficiency and the strength of the window. […]

Do I NEED Triple Pane Windows in Iowa?

I’ve heard that triple pane windows aren’t necessary for our Iowa climate.  Do you agree? There is no doubt that triple pane windows are better than double pane windows when it comes to energy efficiency, condensation resistance, and noise reduction. They are also better at keeping your home consistently more comfortable. But with these added […]

Argon Gas? In my Windows?

I keep hearing window companies talk about argon gas.  What is it and why should I consider it for my new windows? That’s a great question! Argon gas is an inert, dense gas that is often inserted in the space between the panes of glass to increase the energy efficiency of a window.  A double-paned […]

Is it worth investing in Replacement Windows

We want to make improvements to our home and are wondering if it’s worth it to upgrade and install new windows? Great question and you’re not alone. Most homeowners have similar questions and want to make sure they’re making the right investment. Older windows can let in so much more than light. The older the […]

Proud to offer 2019 EnergyStar Most Efficient Products

Here at Window Depot USA, we believe we’re America’s Best Choice for energy efficient replacement window products. One of the main reasons is that we consistently sell advanced Triple Pane windows at the same prices our national competitors charge for dual pane. Our flagship products are the Signature Series GOLD and Platinum packages, featuring three […]

False Energy Claims on Replacement Windows

In February of 2012, the Federal Trade Commission cracked down on a deceptive practice that has been a part of the vinyl replacement window industry for too long.  You see, many replacement window retailers claim a certain level of energy savings when/if you replace your windows. Seems harmless, right?  Wrong. When people see energy savings, […]

Should I repair my replacement windows?

You’re sitting in the living room one day and a thought pops in your mind: I’m going to open the windows and get a nice summer breeze!  Ahh the thought of that refreshing summertime air cooling you off, filling your senses with a clean, crisp aroma. OK, perhaps oversold, but you get the point. You […]