Window Buying Guides

How to Compare Window Replacement Companies

Comparing window replacement companies in Metro-Atlanta can be difficult- so many companies, window options, warranty options, and the list goes on. When comparing a maintenance free vinyl window replacement company, here are a few questions you can ask. Use this check list to compare The Window Source of Atlanta with other window companies.  Check out […]

What Makes a Window Energy Efficient?

LowE You probably have heard the term LowE- that stands for low emissivity. It’s a coding put on the inner part of the exterior window pane to reflect light and heat back out. It keeps whatever the climate is inside the house inside and the climate outside, outside. Argon Gas Argon gas is another way [...]

Vinyl Windows or Fiberglass Windows?

Vinyl Replacement Windows vs. Fiberglass Replacement Windows Shopping for replacement windows can be a bit overwhelming. We see this all the time. Customers who buy today but were in the market 3 or 4 years ago. What caused the delay? Most say they pushed the project off to research and try to find out what [...]

Our Window Manufacturer

Window Source Atlanta – Our Manufacturer One of the most common questions customers ask is , “who makes your windows?” The answer- Great Lakes Windows. Window Source locations have the ability to choose from a few of the top window manufactures in the country. So why Great Lakes Windows? Great Lakes Windows is a branch […]

Can Energy Efficient Windows Pay for Themselves?

You may have heard the statement before, energy efficient windows pay for themselves. We all know energy efficient windows can save you money on your energy bill. But can investing in replacement windows really save you that much energy cost, where you actually have a return on your investment- or at least break even? The […]

Finding the Best Vinyl Window Company in Atlanta

Finding the best vinyl window company in Atlanta Your windows are on their last leg, you have a budget set, now the search begins. How are you going to find the best vinyl window company in Atlanta to fit your needs and budget? First, what is your definition of  the “best”? It may be simply the […]

Replacement Window Quotes Online

Replacement Window Quotes Online without the Sales Pitch The anxiety of having another pushy sales person come into your home can make window shopping a miserable experience. Wouldn’t it be nice to get replacement window quotes online? No one likes being backed into a corner and forced to make a big purchase right on the […]

3 Reasons Black Windows Are Trending

3 Reasons Black Windows Are Trending Black windows are trending in 2019. We understand why! Black windows are a timeless look that creates beautiful contrast on any home and with multiple interior color options, it’s no wonder The Window Source Atlanta is seeing a spike in black window interest this year. Here are 3 things [...]

Instant Window Price Calculator

Getting a window estimate before an in-home consultation We understand most homeowners aren’t exactly excited to take on a big remodeling project, much less the thought of having a stranger come into their home and try to pressure them into buying their product. At The Window Source Atlanta we do not believe in high-pressure sales tactics [...]

Recycling Your Old Windows

Saving Money on Your Window Replacement Project Here are 3 tips to saving money on your window replacement project by recycling or reusing your old window frames.The last thing on most people’s mind after getting brand new replacement windows is where are my old, inefficient, drafty windows going? Finally, they are gone and who cares where […]

3 Things to Consider Before Replacing Your Windows

3 Things to Consider Before Replacing Your Windows   Does choosing a window company in Atlanta make your head spin? It’s understandable. There are a ton of options for replacing your windows in Atlanta. You can hire anyone, from the big box stores to the one-man show. Making the choice on who to go with […]

How Much Energy will I Really Save with New Windows?

How Much Energy Will I Really Save with New Windows?   So you're skeptical of what you'll save with energy efficient windows. We see it all the time. It's not our job to bully you into buying; we just want to give you the facts so you can make your own decision.   What affects energy [...]

The 5 Costliest Mistakes in Window Buying

You’ve never had to think about windows a day in your life. All you know is that your current windows are drafty, old and fogged up. We believe that window shopping should be simple, honest, and centered around answering your questions. We want to help you find your way to the best windows for your [...]

10 Signs That the Windows in Your New Home Need to be Replaced

10 Signs That the Windows in Your New Home Need to be Replaced   It’s the rare homebuyer who moves into their new residence and finds nothing at all to renovate. Some things are obvious: atrocious wallpaper, rotting decking, or leaking fixtures. But the average person can’t tell the quality of one window from another. [...]

4 Ways To Know: Should you Repair or Replace Your Windows?

There are a number of reasons why you might have the window blues. Ugly windows, drafty windows, and foggy windows are some of the most common frustrations that we hear from homeowners in Atlanta. But how do you know when it’s time to actually replace them? Window repair for glass and components is usually an […]

How To Read An NFRC Label

How to Read An NFRC Label Labels can tell you a lot: what’s in your food, how much something costs, or how flammable it might be.   The most important label on your windows is the NFRC label. NFRC stands for the National Fenestration Rating Council—“fenestration” is just a fancy Latin word for windows. Like [...]

How To Find The Right Window Company in Atlanta

How To Find The Right Window Company in Atlanta   You’re running through a hazy hall of mirrors. Every direction you turn, you see more glass, more reflections of yourself looking confused and lost. The maze seems endless, and all you want is to find the right path to the exit. This is most people [...]

What Are Low-E Windows?

What Are Low-E Replacement Windows? Low Emissivity coating, commonly referred to as “Low E” is an optional feature you will find offered by many replacement window companies. While each window company may have their own spin or name for this feature, the basic functionality of Low-E is the same for all. What is Low E? […]

Are Triple Pane Windows Really Better Than Double Pane Windows?

  Are Triple Pane Windows Really Better Than Double Pane Windows? It seems like simple arithmetic: if more glass means more insulation, three panes must be better than two.   The truth is, triple pane windows are only right for certain homes. Most people will get the best value out of a double pane window, because you […]

What Are Triple Pane Windows?

  Three panes of glass separated by pockets of argon or krypton gas—that’s the short answer. Recent pushes towards energy efficiency have seen double pane windows become the standard in most new homes, but some homeowners want to take this a step further and install windows with three panes instead of two.   Why is […]

What Are Double Pane Windows?

  Double pane windows are exactly what they sound like—windows made up of two panes of glass. Most older homes were built with single pane windows, but recently it has become standard to see double pane windows on the majority of modern homes. That extra plate of glass goes a long way.   Why is […]

What Are Energy Star Windows?

When it comes to energy efficiency in your home, the Energy Star label is the most important feature to look for. Almost any product manufactured for your home, including windows, can be certified an Energy Star product, a certification created by the EPA and Department of Energy. The Window Source of Atlanta is proud to […]

How You Can Get The Most Comfortable Windows

You might think that any kind of replacement window these days will be more energy-efficient and insulating than what you have now. However, the truth is that there is a wide range of factors that you must consider in order to find the most comfortable windows for your home. Here are the characteristics of windows […]

What Replacement Windows Should Cost

Our most popular window—a 6000 double hung, double pane vinyl window (including LowE Argon Energy Package) —costs right under $350 per window. We do offer more affordable options. Our 3000 series starts at $318 (including LowE energy package). Other popular options are exterior capping or new PVC brick molding which is not nessasary on every project [...]