Guide To Getting Started
for Windows & Doors
5 Easy Steps to Choosing the Right Windows
A simple breakdown on how to decide which window type is best for your project.
Do You Need Replacement OR New Construction Windows?
You need Replacement windows for:
- Replacing old, cracked or painted shut windows
- Upgrading to more energy efficient windows
- When installing into an existing window opening
Replacement windows DO NOT have an installation/nailing fin.
You need New Construction windows for:
- Remodeling or room additions
- New construction or home building
- When the existing frame is completely removed
The primary distinction of New Construction windows is the presence of an installation/nailing fin
Choose Your Features and Styles
What is important to you about new windows? Is it energy efficiency? Upgraded strength and insulation? Performance glass? And which operating styles fits best with your home?
Choose Your Window Options
ReliaBilt windows are available with a wide selection of design options, energy-efficient solutions and functional styles. Choose from glass enhancements, color and style upgrades, and grid patterns.
Determine and Verify the Correct Window Size
If there is any doubt about what size to order for the opening(s), please consult a professional contractor or a Lowe’s associate.
Decide Who Will Install Your Windows
Do it yourself or have a professional install your windows for you. Please ask a Lowe’s store associate for complete details.