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Buying Replacement Windows in San Francisco

Quality windows are vital to bringing natural light into your home while providing insulation and boosting energy efficiency. If you are looking to increase the value of your home, you should consider replacing your old windows.

Here are some signs it may be time to consider upgrading your windows. The window frame itself is cracking, peeling, or warping. You notice a loss in window functionality or the ability to operate the window itself. Your windows do not block out excess noise outside.

If your windows are underperforming, it is likely time to outfit your San Francisco home with modern window technology and advanced features. Pella Windows come in many different styles and feature high-performance window technology to enhance your home.

Window Considerations for San Francisco's Climate

Our windows are designed to withstand your unique climate while providing an energy-efficient solution for your home. Our windows deliver the strength you need to protect you and your family from the worst of weather, even hurricane-force winds and debris impact. When San Francisco's weather turns cool and rainy, you’ll need windows that are proven to keep out extreme weather conditions.

Our windows provide maximum efficiency, even when the temperature is extreme. If you are looking to add more value, cost efficiencies, or safety to your home, replacement windows are an investment worth making.

Frequently Asked Questions


  •   How can I save money when replacing windows?
    • If you're wondering whether replacement windows are worthwhile, consider all the ways they can save you money. Benefits from tax credits and rebates, energy savings, improving the resale value of your home, less time and money spent on maintenance and convenient cleaning are among the chief reasons to replace your windows. Learn more.

  •   What are the benefits of replacing my windows?
    • Energy efficiency, reduced noise and curb appeal are chief among the key benefits of replacing your windows. Learn more about how replacement windows can represent an investment in your home.

  •   Should I replace all the house windows at once?
    • Depending on your needs, you can replace anywhere from one window to all of your home's windows. Most homeowners choose to install multiple windows at once to save on time, labor, and installation costs.

  •   Can I replace the windows by myself?
    • It is up to you to decide who does the actual installation. Proper installation is crucial to window performance, so at Pella, we offer a couple of options for installation, including working with your local showroom or directly working with a Pella Certified Contractor who is well-versed in all things Pella windows. You also have the option to hire an independent contractor locally or do it yourself! We will discuss this while meeting with you about your replacement windows project.

  •   What are Low-E windows?
    • Low-emissivity (Low-E) glass is a glass coating that minimizes the amount of ultraviolet light that can pass through your home. As a result, they stop extra heat from passing through without restricting the visible light that enters the house, allowing for a more energy-efficient window option. Additionally, Low-E glass blocks harmful UV rays, helping to prevent damage to your furniture or carpet.

  •   How can I prepare my home for replacement window installation?
    • There are several ways you can help prepare your home for a quick and easy installation process. First, you can remove any blinds or curtains that could get in the way; then, you will also want to remove any furniture or obstructions near your windows. Finally, our team will come with tarps to keep the construction debris minimum.

  •   How do I know when it is time to replace my windows?
    • The top signs to know when to replace your windows is when they become difficult to operate, there is an uncomfortable draft or poor energy efficiency, the window is damaged, or there are excessive amounts of outdoor noise. Additionally, poor curb appeal or outdated styles could be a reason to replace, especially if you want to sell your home down the road.

  •   How long will it take to install my replacement windows?
    • Depending on the type of installation and size of the project, it can take anywhere from a few hours to a couple of days for a professional to install your new replacement windows.

Why Choose Pella?

Pella delivers more than just beautiful windows and doors. Since 1925, we have been a leader in innovation, going beyond requirements to create products you can be proud to own.

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