Articles - Windows

Keep Your Tucson, AZ, Home Cool More Easily with Energy- Efficient Windows from Dreamstyle

Living in Tucson means plenty of blue skies and low humidity. But, according to accuweather.com, this community ranks as the third hottest city in the United States. That means keeping your home cool can be a challenge. One of the best ways to boost your home’s thermal efficiency is upgrading to energy-efficient windows. Dreamstyle offers a wide variety of energy-efficient ...

The Company Anaheim, CA, Homeowners Turn to for Professional Window Replacement

Living in beautiful but hot Anaheim, CA, probably means you want to keep the weather out while optimizing those gorgeous views. Dreamstyle, America’s #1 home remodeler, partners with Pella windows to offer our customers innovative products that are as energy-efficient as they are beautiful. We pride ourselves in installing only the best products for our customers because we know how ...

Custom Window Replacement for Los Angeles, CA, Homeowners

In the warm California climate, it’s important to have good windows in your home. This is because windows that are old or in poor condition will cause your HVAC system to work extra hard to keep the inside of your home at a comfortable temperature. If it’s time to upgrade your windows, choose energy-efficient replacements from Pella and Dreamstyle Remodeling. ...

Increase the Curb Appeal of Your Inland Empire, CA, Home with New Exterior Doors

When you look at any home, your eyes are naturally drawn to the front door. Not only is your front door the centerpiece of your home's exterior style, but it also helps to maintain the security of your home. Your other exterior doors are essential, too, like your patio doors which are the passageways between your interior and exterior living ...

How Long Does a Window Replacement Take?

For most experienced home remodelers, replacing one window should only take an hour or so, while replacing an entire home’s windows usually takes professionals about one to two days. If your house is a bit drafty, and your energy bills keep creeping upwards there's a good chance your windows are to blame. Old, faulty windows can wreak havoc with the ...

How to Keep Windows Cool in the Summer

Summertime: It’s the season of cookouts, sun tans, and frequent dips in the pool. Unfortunately, summertime also often marks an undesirable uptick in monthly energy costs. If this sounds familiar and you’re looking for ways to improve your home’s energy efficiency, consider these tips for keeping your windows cool this season: Block Heat Using Shrubbery or Awnings Help your home ...

3 Things to Consider When Choosing Replacement Windows

Have the windows at your home started to show signs of their age? Are you having trouble opening or closing them? If you answered yes to either of these questions, it’s probably time to consider investing in a window replacement. But if you’re like most homeowners, the thought of embarking on this project may prove daunting. Where should you start? ...

3 Benefits of Vinyl Replacement Windows

If the time has come to replace your windows, you’ve probably already done some research on the different types available. But before you write off traditional vinyl windows in favor of their wood or fiberglass counterparts, there are some things you should know. Read on to learn about three of the benefits offered by vinyl replacement windows: 1.   Vinyl Windows ...

How Often Should You Replace Your Windows?

The answer to this question depends on the environment and the type of products you invest in during a window replacement. Vinyl windows often last around 30 years, though constant exposure to direct sunshine can lower this lifespan dramatically. Wood windows also have a lifespan of around 30 years, but this number can change dramatically based on how well (or ...

How to Choose the Best Windows for Energy Efficiency

Trying to find the most energy-efficient windows for your home? A quick internet search will probably reveal just how many options are on the market, each of which claim to offer unparalleled efficiency. Choosing between the many different window styles, brands, and lines may seem overwhelming at first. But this task doesn’t need to feel like a chore, especially when ...

Why It’s Time to Consider Awning Windows

When investing in a window replacement, most homeowners immediately start browsing for sliding or double-hung windows that they feel would look good in their houses. But have you considered investing awning windows for your upcoming project? This often-overlooked window style offers a bounty of benefits. Here are three reasons why you should consider awning windows for your replacement: 1.    They ...

What Are the Best Windows for Ventilation?

Pleasant, sunny days have a way of making you want to open up all the windows in your home and enjoy a refreshing cross breeze. So when it comes time for a window replacement, you probably want to find a style that allows for good ventilation. If you’re looking to create a more refreshing atmosphere in your home, consider investing ...

What Is the Best Time of Year to Replace Windows?

If you’re like most homeowners looking to replace windows, you’ve probably found yourself wondering when you should schedule your project. After all, a window replacement takes time and will leave parts of your home open to the elements. The last thing you want is to spend up to a week uncomfortable in your home while your installers complete their work. ...

Can You Finance Window Replacements?

While a window replacement can increase the value of your home and help you stay more comfortable inside of it, these projects often require a hefty investment in order to ensure you’re left with windows you love. In fact, you’ve probably found yourself asking the question, “Can I finance my window replacement?” Luckily, the answer is a resounding yes. While ...

Types of Energy-Efficient Windows & Placements

Do you enjoy sitting by the windows in your home, taking in the views and basking in natural light? Or do you find yourself shutting the blinds and shying away from your home windows and the uncomfortable temperatures around them? If the latter scenario sounds more familiar to you, odds are you could benefit from having energy-efficient replacement windows installed ...

The Best Windows for Heat Insulation

Spend enough time sitting next to the windows in your home and you’ll soon realize the importance of finding energy-efficient products when considering a replacement. After all, great views and natural light can’t compensate for the feeling of sitting in an ice box or oven depending on the time of year. No, you want replacement windows that provide exceptional heat ...

Choosing the Right Replacement Windows for Your Home

You’ve been eyeing your aging windows for years, thinking to yourself when you see the deteriorating frames or feel a draft as you walk by that someday you’ll have them replaced. If that day has finally come, you can sense relief on the horizon, because you know that new windows will spruce up your home’s curb appeal and improve its ...

What Type of Window Is Most Energy Efficient?

Energy efficiency is one of the primary benefits that homeowners expect to receive after replacing their home windows. Indeed, upgrading your windows can better insulate your home, helping your HVAC system run more efficiently and possibly lowering your monthly energy bills. But is there a type of window that is more energy efficient than others? Energy-Efficient Casement Windows The answer ...

Bay vs. Bow Windows

Are you in the market for replacement windows? If so, you’ll have to consider what types of windows will work best for your home. Doing some research, you’ll notice that bay and bow windows are popular choices that are similar in style, but you may not be aware of how these types of windows differ. Dreamstyle Remodeling is happy to ...

Ultimate Guide to Popular Window Styles

Choosing replacement windows for your home can be an exciting process. New windows can make your home more attractive, while improving curb appeal, ventilation, and energy efficiency, and opening it to better views. There are so many window styles available, however, that the selection process can be overwhelming. But take heart. Here is a comprehensive guide that can make replacement ...