If your windows are working as they should, you probably don’t think about them much. It’s not until something breaks, or until they stop providing a comfortable level of insulation, that you start wondering if you have the right windows for your house. There are many misconceptions about shopping for replacement windows. To avoid buyer’s remorse, you need to know what to look out for. Some of the most common misconceptions surround windows themselves. If you’re not in the window installation industry, it’s easy to conclude that all windows are basically the same. As long as they open and shut, they’re doing their job, right? Actually, there are many more window elements you should be keeping an eye on when choosing the right replacement windows. Windows can be made of many different materials—not just the popular vinyl. Many window companies, Houston Window Experts included, carry windows made from aluminum, fiberglass, and other materials. Today’s advanced windows also have the ability to keep out the chilly weather and even improve your home’s energy efficiency. Another misconception people encounter when shopping for new windows is trying to find the best aesthetic options for their homes. Many people think that if they own a historic or older home, they can’t just replace one window—they have to replace all of them. But that’s not true. In fact, Houston Window Experts can craft windows to physically match your current older windows, and can also replace just one at a time. Another thing to remember is that, when looking for new windows, the installer you choose makes a big difference. Don’t just choose the first company you talk with, and don’t settle on a subpar installer. At Houston Window Experts, we help you find replacement windows that are both advanced and affordable, so you always know you’re getting the best options for your home. Take a look at this infographic to find out more about the common misconceptions surrounding replacement windows.