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US Department of Energy Guide

By America's Best Choice Siding and Windows / January 4, 2023 / Comments Off on US Department of Energy Guide

The project of lowering energy costs can be a daunting task to undertake. Homeowners need to consider cost, of course, in any home improvement job. Replacement windows are a great way to begin, but homeowners need to first consider spending some of the costs involved on sealing unwanted air infiltration in the house as a…

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Winter is a Great Time for Replacing Old Siding – Today’s Vinyl

By America's Best Choice Siding and Windows / December 9, 2022 / Comments Off on Winter is a Great Time for Replacing Old Siding – Today’s Vinyl

Is it time to think about choosing an appealing style and color of replacement siding for your home? Late fall, winter and into the spring are wonderful times to consider changing out the old, drab or damaged siding that you may have lived with for many years. Replacing damaged siding is very important to the…

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New Vinyl Replacement Windows

By America's Best Choice Siding and Windows / November 1, 2022 / Comments Off on New Vinyl Replacement Windows

New Vinyl Replacement Windows Installed

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ENERGY STAR® Program Savings

By America's Best Choice Siding and Windows / October 20, 2022 / Comments Off on ENERGY STAR® Program Savings

The US Department of Energy has partnered with the US Environmental Protection Agency to educate homeowners in the overall value of energy savings. The ENERGY STAR® program was formed to help reduce CO2 emissions by encouraging homeowners to install energy-efficient products. Homeowners spend less for heating and cooling costs and help the environment at the…

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Low-Income Home Repair Loans and Grants in Arkansas

By America's Best Choice Siding and Windows / October 11, 2022 / Comments Off on Low-Income Home Repair Loans and Grants in Arkansas

Part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Rural Development offers home repair loans and grants to single-family low-income homeowners. Governed by the Housing Act of 1949, the Section 504 Home Repair Program issues loans to qualifying homeowners who want to repair or improve their homes as well as keep their homes safe and sanitary. This…

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Advantages of Replacement Windows

By America's Best Choice Siding and Windows / September 8, 2022 / Comments Off on Advantages of Replacement Windows

Home improvement products cover a wide range of materials available to homeowners. When it comes time to replace older, less-efficient windows, look for more energy-efficient products such as those carrying the ENERGY STAR label. Replacement windows can add a great deal of value to your home, including a greater comfort level and energy savings. Investing…

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The Value of Composite Siding

By America's Best Choice Siding and Windows / August 1, 2022 / Comments Off on The Value of Composite Siding

With the look of real wood siding, composite technology has brought homeowners one of today’s best siding solutions. Durable, aesthetically appealing and an industry-leading lifetime warranty make composite siding a smart choice at a great value. Special care taken in the siding design gives the overall appearance of high-end cedar planks. Insulating performance is achieved…

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The Little House in the Mountains

By America's Best Choice Siding and Windows / July 20, 2022 / Comments Off on The Little House in the Mountains

We recently took a call from a customer in need of new windows for his home. When we arrived to give the gentleman an estimate, we found he was not able to afford much in the way of improving the quality of his windows. One window in particular was in very sad shape, allowing the…

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Argon Gas in Windows

By America's Best Choice Siding and Windows / July 7, 2022 / Comments Off on Argon Gas in Windows

Earth’s atmosphere is comprised of 0.9% Argon. One of the inert or Noble gases, Argon is colorless, odorless and non-flammable. Denser than air, Argon added to a double pane window unit greatly improves the insulating capability. The addition of Argon with Low E coatings brings the temperature of the glass closer to room temperature. Homeowners considering…

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Low E Window Facts

By America's Best Choice Siding and Windows / July 1, 2022 / Comments Off on Low E Window Facts

In an insulated glass unit (IGU), the glass surface acts to absorb heat energy or shift that energy away in the form of moving air. Low E (low emissivity) coating applied to the glass surface helps to reduce the penetration of infrared and ultraviolet light. The protective layers, actually thinner than a human hair, act…

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