Here at Skyline Windows of Richmond, our team works hard to help homeowners achieve the home upgrades they desire in the shortest time possible, while staying within their budget. Our specialists are all well-versed in providing top-notch solutions for homes of all shapes and sizes. Whether you’re looking to invest in a composite window or a vinyl patio door, you can trust our team to provide excellent results.
Welcome to the official blog of Skyline Windows of Richmond! This is where you’ll find the latest news, trends, tips and other information related to exterior home improvement, particularly windows and doors. Our experts are among the best and most knowledgeable in the industry. Skyline Windows of Richmond is the name to trust when it comes to creating a better exterior for your Virginia home. From performing window replacement to door installation, we use top-of-the-line materials for all our products. Our unparalleled workmanship will improve the beauty, value and functionality of your home. A Trusted Name in Window and Door Replacement Since 1987, we have provided thousands of homeowners across Virginia with high-quality replacement windows and doors. Local customers have always entrusted their upgrades to us—a result of our solid commitment to quality and customer excellence. In fact, our customer satisfaction rating is 98%, which is testament to how our outstanding craftsmanship, exemplifying the Skyline […]
Top signs the answer is YES. You might be asking yourself if you really need replacement windows. Maybe, you think, that another year won’t hurt anything. But, you could be overlooking signs that your windows are quickly deteriorating. Waiting may actually cost you more money in the long run. Here are some signals that you won’t want to ignore. Drafts – when the air temperature drastically changes as you stand close to the window, outside air is whistling in. Peeling Paint – when moisture travels through improperly sealed windows and back out to the exterior it may cause exterior frames to expand and contract, eventually causing paint to peel. Window Frame Softness – use a small paring knife to test the softness of the wood frame. If it can be pushed easily into the wood, then decay may be present. Frosty Windowpanes – inadequate insulation or poor thermal material will allow cold air inside. […]
We can help you see clearly. When deciding on replacement windows, you might have a lot of questions running through your mind on what type of frame best suits your home and geographical area. For example, you probably know that a wood frame is less prone to heat and cold transfer than aluminum, but that doesn’t mean wood is always the best choice to insure that your utility bill is in friendly territory. Here’s a sampling of the variety of materials available for window frames and a few suggestions on how they might best be used: Vinyl – a well-constructed, properly installed vinyl window can be an excellent choice for your budget, while still offering good energy efficiency measures through insulated glass and reduced air leakage. Wood – offers a high isulative value, but requires significantly more upkeep than vinyl, wood-clad or aluminum frames. Because of the potential for rot, they may not be […]
Your questions. Our answers. Windows can largely determine the appearance of your home from both the inside and out. They also play a part in your house’s overall energy efficiency. When hiring a contractor, let experience be your guide. Your window installer should be able to answer all of your questions, and provide recommendations based on your specific needs. To get you started, here are some basic window elements to keep in mind. Energy Efficiency Is there a good way to maximize your home’s energy efficiency? For starters, choose replacement windows with low U-values and insulated glass. Function Since your new windows will be around for a long time, make certain to test the functionality of them. Are they easy to clean? How do they open over a sink? Do these windows match your emergency evacuation plan? Do they lock easily and securely? Maintenance If you choose your replacement windows carefully, window […]