Forde Windows and Remodeling, Inc. Installs Marvin® Windows in a Chicago Townhome
Client Profile & Need
A single mother townhome owner in Chicago. The original windows, which were only 12 years old (not provided or installed by Forde) were poorer quality windows that were improperly installed.
Process & Challenges
Working closely with the client, the Forde team:
- Prepared the townhome for the work by disconnecting the alarm system, taking down blinds, and even disassembling a desk by one of the windows.
- Selected Marvin Ultimate Double Hung Windows which:
- Reflect heat inside the house in the winter and keep it out in the summer, providing greater comfort and lower energy costs (in fact, these windows are so energy efficient they qualified for a tax credit).
- Include an aluminum coating that protects wood from moisture and decay, making the windows more durable (they can last 50 years).
- Installed the windows properly. Specifically, the window sills were installed with the sills tilting down, so moisture would run off the sills instead of pooling.
- Cleaned up every day, and at the end of the job reconnected the alarm system, put up the blinds and reassembled the desk.
Results of the Window Installation
- Windows that could be opened and closed easily
- Lower utility bills
- Windows that do a better job keeping outside noise out
- Peace of mind for the client knowing she does not have to worry about windows for decades
“The old windows were leaking and the sills were rotting. I could not even open some of the windows. Plus, air was coming in, resulting in higher heating and cooling bills. Now, I can open my windows and get cross-breezes that make the townhouse much more comfortable. The Forde people did everything, and saved me time and money.”
Contact Forde Windows and Remodeling, Inc. to Learn More
Forde Windows and Remodeling, Inc. is one of Chicago’s premier window replacement companies. We look forward to working with you to replace your old, drafty windows. Call (847) 562-1188 email firstname.lastname@example.org or complete our online request form for a FREE consultation.