1350 N Buckner Blvd #216 Dallas, TX 75218
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
We provide our customers with the widest range of options and services so as to make every replacement window experience a positive one. Foster Exteriors has received a Super Service Award from Angie’s List every year from 2005 to 2018, and we are a Better Business Bureau accredited business.
TAX CREDIT, INSTALLATION, ENVIRONMENTAL
Is there a Tax Credit available for replacing my windows?
There is currently no Tax Credit available for replacing the windows in your home. In years past, there has been tax credits available for sums up to $1,500. The last tax credit that was available was for $200, and it expired December of 2013. The City of Richardson, Plano, Denton, and Garland do offer some local rebates. Please contact the city or Foster Exteriors Window Company for more information on tax credits and incentives.
How much do replacement windows cost?
Replacement windows can cost anywhere from $300 to well over $1000 per-window, installed. There are many different factors that can add to the cost of a window. This is why a professional must first visit with the homeowner, note their needs and expectations, and analyze the project from inside and outside of the home to determine the exact cost of a window project.
How long does it take for the windows to be manufactured?
Vinyl replacement windows take anywhere from 2-4 weeks to be manufactured and delivered. Locally manufactured products usually take 2-3 weeks to be manufactured and delivered.
How long does Installation take?
Foster Exteriors window installers can typically install 15 windows per day. Additional labor and 2-story homes may take extra time for installation.
What should I do to prepare for window installation?
Before installation day, we ask that you move anything fragile or breakable out of the immediate window area and from the walls. Our team of installers can assist with any heavy-lifting. Our installers need room to work inside and outside of the window opening, so a clear space with a 3-foot radius would be perfect.
What is considered an Energy Star energy efficient window?
The link below to the Energy Star website defines in detail what qualifies as an energy efficient window or door.
Can I paint the windows after they are installed?
Any alteration to a vinyl replacement window or sliding patio door will void the warranty on the product
Is there any mess left behind after window installation?
Foster Exteriors Window Company’s installation team takes pride in their cleanliness. Our installers put down drop-cloths on floors and over furniture to keep the interior of your home protected from the elements and dust during window installation. Flower-beds and landscaping is also protected and covered. All stickers are removed from the windows once installed and we clean your windows before we leave! Expect that some dusting will be needed after installation. Our installers will broom-clean the entire area.
Does my home have lead paint?
Any home built prior to 1978 has a chance that lead paint was used. Foster Exteriors Window Company’s salesmen are licensed by the EPA to test for lead paint and will inform you prior to beginning your window installation.
Do replacement windows add value to my home?
Not only do Energy Star – energy efficient windows help lower your utility bills, they also increase your homes curb-appeal and resale value!