Windows: Preventing Bug Entry and Enhancing Your Home

July 21, 2023

Windows: They connect us with the outside world, ushering in the sun’s rays and the cool, crisp breeze. But, in addition to these benefits,windows can sometimes provide a pathway for uninvited guests - bugs. No homeowner enjoys a bug invasion, but did you know that old or poorly installed windows can be the culprits? 

Faulty windows create gaps that are like open invitations for these tiny intruders. Bugs like mosquitoes, flies, and spiders can sneak through and turn your peaceful home into a bothersome space. A favorite area for carpenter ants to build nests, for example, in is window frames.  They’re particularly fond of older windows because water eventually gets in and creates water damage.  When they set up a colony in a water damaged area it can be on any one of the four sides. Fortunately, there's a solution –replacement windows. 

Upgrading to high-quality replacement windows from Tredegar Construction can help create an effective barrier against pests. Sealed correctly, new windows can prevent bugs from finding their way in, keeping your home serene and bug-free.

But bug prevention is just the tip of the iceberg. Our replacement windows offer additional benefits that make them a sound investment for any homeowner.

Energy Efficiency

Old, drafty windows can lead to significant energy loss. Our replacement windows are designed to reduce this loss, helping you maintain a comfortable indoor temperature and save on energy bills. 

Aesthetic Appeal

Our windows aren’t just functional – they're a style statement. With a variety of styles and finishes to choose from, they can enhance your home's curb appeal and even increase its value.

Noise Reduction

Live near a busy street? High-quality replacement windows can provide better sound insulation, reducing outside noise and helping to maintain a peaceful home environment.

Tredegar Construction proudly partners with RJT Industries to bring you top of the line local windows. This is why we love their product:

Versatile Design: These windows can be used in a variety of settings, from a small addition like a breakfast nook to the construction of an entire new home. This flexibility means they can meet the needs of contractors and homeowners alike. 

New Construction Compatibility: For new construction, most of their products come with a full nail fin and integral J-channel for siding.This ensures the windows integrate seamlessly with the rest of the construction.

Custom and Standard Options: The company offers custom and standard jamb depths, allowing you to get the perfect fit for your construction or renovation project. They also provide curved casings and mouldings to add a touch of architectural elegance to your home. 

Replacement/Remodel Windows: RJT Industries also specializes in windows for replacement or remodeling projects. These windows are custom made to order, allowing for precise sizing to the 1/8". This precision ensures that the new window fits perfectly into the existing opening, often without the need for changes to the interior trim, frame, or exterior siding.

Preservation of Architecture: With their custom manufacturing, RJT Industries can provide windows that match and preserve the traditional architecture of a home. This makes them a great choice for historic homes or homes in neighborhoods with architectural consistency requirements. 

Style and Color Options: Lastly, RJT Industries offers a wide variety of window styles, design options, and colors. This range of options makes it easier for homeowners to find the perfect windows to match their aesthetic preferences and the existing design of their home.

RJT Industries' Earthwise™ windows seem to be a high-quality, flexible option for both new construction and remodeling projects. However, as with any home improvement decision, it's always a good idea to consult with a professional to discuss the best options for your specific needs and circumstances.

Are you ready to give bugs the boot, beat the heat, or reap more fantastic benefits? Contact Tredegar Construction today, and let's start your home’s transformation together.

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