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What Makes for Good Replacement Windows?

Your choice of home replacement windows affects a lot of different things in your home. It could mean the difference between energy efficiency and wastefulness. It could make or break the curb appeal of your exteriors. It can even dictate the overall comfort of your interiors. With all these at stake, it’s important to take your time when deciding which type of replacement windows to get.

With all the choices available today, making this decision can be challenging. Let our replacement window pros at Renewal by Andersen® of Rapid City give you the qualities that distinguish good products among the rest.

Prioritize Performance

When you’re looking for a specific style such as a casement window replacement, performance is one of the qualities that can help you find the right product. Take a closer look at the NFRC labels and the ratings that it shows. Don’t hesitate to ask your installation contractor about what these numbers mean and which ratings will work best for your home.

Mind Your Materials

At Renewal by Andersen, our replacement windows use our exclusive Fibrex® material. This composite polymer combines all the aesthetic advantages of wooden frames, including its natural wood grain texture, and the strength and durability of vinyl. Overall, Fibrex windows have low maintenance needs and can come in a wide range of colors to fit in almost any existing exterior design.

Invest in Good Installation

The performance of your windows depends mostly on the quality of its installation. This is as true for awning windows installation as it is for any other style of replacement windows. Make sure that you’re dealing with certified and experienced replacement window contractors to avoid any potential problems that might stem from poor workmanship.

At Renewal by Andersen® of Rapid City, we are your leading provider of replacement window installation, repairs, and maintenance. Give us a call at (605) 341-7831 or fill out our contact form to schedule a consultation and request a free estimate today. We serve homeowners in Spearfish and all surrounding communities in SD.


"We recently replaced all of the windows in our home. I was most impressed with the friendly staff who knew what I wanted before I did. They seemed to be able to find the perfect window for each one we replaced. We are very pleased with the result. From beginning to end they were professional and helpful. I would highly recommend Renewal by Anderson."

Sheila And Doug Cain
May 15

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