It Never Rains in (Northern) California

Anyone out there who is old enough to remember the song “It Doesn’t Rain in Southern California” knows the punch line: “Of course it doesn’t rain, it pours!” OK, Sonoma may not be in Southern Cali but it gets its share of rain and a whole lot of other weather variations which makes it all the more important for home owners to have secure, professionally installed windows in their homes!

All it takes is a small crack in the pane or poor installation of the frame and the next thing you know you have a ventilation or condensation problem that can only get worse as time goes on.

Tip of the Iceberg

The bigger issue is how to go about resolving structural flaws in your Sonoma, CA home, before it leads to bigger problems. When it comes to new windows, at American Window Systems we’ve seen it all and the most common cause of a window deficiency (crack, poor seal, etc) is thermal stress. Any time you have a significant change in the temperature of the glass – cold to hot or hot to cold – you can see potential problems. Temperature change is just the tip of iceberg!

The solution? Have the pros at AWS combine your taste and vision with our experience and come up with a window upgrade that will suit your needs!

Glass reacts to extreme temperatures by expanding and splitting. The location of your home can also impact the likelihood of your windows buckling under stress. In fact, bay Windows or any large window that is shaded or canopied cab be at risk of undergoing temperature fluctuation which in turn can cause the glass to crack or split.

Plan for the Unexpected

The right type of window can set your mind at ease. Although all types of windows have their pro’s and cons, the smart solution may be replacement vinyl windows which need little to no maintenance and are easily installed. Not to mention they hold up to just about anything the weather in California can deliver. We’ll work with you to find the right type of window (for example with thicker panes) and right brand that meets your needs, your aesthetic vision and your budget.

When it comes to vinyl replacement windows for your Sonoma, CA home, let American Window Systems compliment your style and your housing needs with cutting edge technology and savings that will stay with you for the as long as you on your home! American Window Systems is conveniently located at 1729 Action Avenue, Suite B, Napa, CA94559. Our showroom hours are Monday-Friday 8-5. Better yet why not schedule a free in-home estimate! Outside of Napa, CA call us toll-free at 1-888-808-5377 or locally just dial (707) 304-5311.

Fear of rain or any other inclement weather should never be cause for alarm. Remember, if you have the right type of window and frame the chances of extreme temperatures causing damage to your windows is significantly reduced.
American Window Systems: the right windows, the right technology and the right home solutions. Right now.

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