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Written By Max Peterson|Last Updated: May 18, 2024

You might be installing new windows to enhance your home's exterior facade, lower your energy usage, or protect your home from the rain and gusty winds. Local installers recognize that homeowners would prefer not to pay a high price for window replacement in Lynwood. They work with cost-efficient materials that don't compromise on durability.

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Top 10 Lynwood Window Installation Companies

The services on this list will make window replacement in Lynwood as painless as possible.

Lynwood residents can trust the This Old House Reviews Team to provide authoritative, updated window installer recommendations. To determine the best companies, we concentrate on these five elements:

  • Customer reviews and recommendations
  • Energy-efficiency guarantees
  • Professional experience and licensure
  • Services and warranties
  • Product quality
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Window World of Orange County

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4.2/5
Based on 47 customer reviews.

Services Offered

Window Replacement/installationBay WindowsDouble-HungGlass DoorsVinyl Frames

Highlights

  • Free assessment
  • Educational website
  • Good customer service
1534 N State College Blvd, Anaheim, CA 714-709-8885 windowworldorangecounty.com
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The Glass Guru

4.7/5
Based on 135 customer reviews.

Services Offered

Wood FramesGlass ShowersMetal FramesWindow RepairWindow Replacement/installationEnergy-Efficient OptionsScreen RepairCustom GlassGlass RepairStorm/impact WindowsFiberglass FramesGlass DoorsTempered GlassTriple Pane GlassVinyl FramesSkylightsMirrors

Highlights

  • Good customer service
  • Free assessment
  • Price transparency
20934 Normandie Ave, Torrance, CA 714-683-0883 theglassguru.com
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Smart Window Company

4.7/5
Based on 218 customer reviews.

Services Offered

Window Replacement/installationEnergy-Efficient OptionsGlass DoorsTempered GlassVinyl FramesDouble-Hung

Highlights

  • Price transparency
  • Good customer service
  • Free assessment
2291 W 205th St Suite 106-A, Torrance, CA 310-946-3697 smartwindowcompany.com
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1st Windows

4.7/5
Based on 18 customer reviews.

Services Offered

SkylightsWindow Replacement/installationGlass Doors

Highlights

  • Price transparency
  • Educational website
  • Good customer service
2633 E 28th St #610, Signal Hill, CA 562-494-9069 1stwindows.com
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Discount Window And Door

4.7/5
Based on 35 customer reviews.

Services Offered

Metal FramesEnergy-Efficient OptionsGlass DoorsVinyl FramesWindow Replacement/installationSkylights

Highlights

  • Price transparency
  • Free assessment
  • Good customer service
2202 Artesia Blvd, Redondo Beach, CA 424-610-9098 discountwd.com
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Pacifica Vinyl Windows

4.4/5
Based on 18 customer reviews.

Services Offered

Vinyl FramesWindow Replacement/installationGlass DoorsEnergy-Efficient OptionsCustom Window Designs

Highlights

    12301 Woodruff Ave, Downey, CA 562-803-0315 pacificavinylwindows.com
    Elite Vinyl Windows Inc. Logo

    Elite Vinyl Windows

    4.4/5
    Based on 42 customer reviews.

    Services Offered

    Vinyl FramesEnergy-Efficient OptionsGlass DoorsWindow Replacement/installation

    Highlights

    • Good customer service
    • Free assessment
    • Price transparency
    11648 Washington Blvd, Whittier, CA 562-945-7700 elitevinylwindows.com
    GreenCal Construction Inc. Logo

    GreenCal Construction

    4.4/5
    Based on 40 customer reviews.

    Services Offered

    Window Replacement/installation

    Highlights

    • Timely service
    • Educational website
    • Good customer service
    9065 Rosecrans Ave, Bellflower, CA 714-790-1750 greencalinc.com
    Sears Heating and Air Conditioning Logo

    Sears Heating and Air Conditioning

    4.3/5
    Based on 120 customer reviews.

    Services Offered

    Energy-Efficient OptionsWindow Replacement/installation

    Highlights

    • Educational website
    • Price transparency
    • Good customer service
    10395 Slusher Dr, Santa Fe Springs, CA 562-269-5642 searshomeservices.com

    More Local Window Companies

    Cut Once Remodeling

    User Reviews: 4.3/5 

    22828 Lockness Ave
    Torrance, CA 90501

    Courtesy Glass & Mirror

    User Reviews: 4.3/5 

    17306 Woodruff Ave
    Bellflower, CA 90706

    Redondo Glass

    User Reviews: 4.4/5 

    2021 Artesia Blvd
    Redondo Beach, CA 90278

    M & M Glass

    User Reviews: 4.3/5 

    7327 Whittier Ave
    Whittier, CA 90602

    Quality Screen & Building Hardware

    User Reviews: 4.2/5 

    1428 E 33rd St
    Signal Hill, CA 90755

    GM Windows and Doors, Inc.

    User Reviews: 4.2/5 

    4303 Santa Ana St
    Huntington Park, CA 90255

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    Facts about Lynwood
    Annual Energy Efficient Windows Savings:$509
    Average Max Temp:71°F
    Average Min Temp:53°F
    Average Daily Sunlight:72%
    Average Annual Snowfall:0"
    Average Monthly Precipitation:1.26"

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    How To Choose a Window Company in Lynwood

    It's important to find a window replacement company that matches your unique values, needs, and preferences. Consider the following traits during your search:

    Window Cost by Type

    Replacing your windows is a substantial expense, so balancing cost with performance is crucial. Although top-of-the-line replacement windows may cost more upfront, they often provide better long-term value due to their longer lifespan. The style, size, and material of your new windows play the largest role in determining your final cost. Single-hung windows often cost less due to their straightforward style and simple mechanisms, while new skylights cost more to prepare for and install. It's recommended to speak with a trusted window installer to determine your best options.

    This table shows average prices for various window types to give you an idea of what to expect.

    Window TypesAverage Cost
    Arched$243-$1495
    Awning$352-$981
    Bay$812-$6025
    Custom$361-$1004
    Casement$281-$1629
    Double-hung$131-$848
    Egress$241-$601
    Glass Block$48-$609
    Picture$211-$1562
    Single-hung$95-$1606
    Skylight$120-$1450
    Sliding$276-$1405
    Storm$57-$397
    Transom$294-$615

    Window Material Cost

    Materials also help determine a window's cost. You might pick a material based on the local climate, your desired look, and your energy efficiency goals. For example, wood windows can give your home an organic design without breaking the bank, but you'll have to invest more toward maintenance. Aluminum and composite windows cost more up-front, but they're incredibly durable in Lynwood's strong storms, so you'll spend far less on maintenance.

    Window TypesAverage Cost
    Aluminum$57-$1606
    Composite$580-$1303
    Fiberglass$95-$812
    Vinyl$195-$1807
    Wood$290-$1629

    Other Window Replacement Costs

    Your contractor will factor the price for your windows and the value of their services into its total estimate. Make sure to take into account the cost of installation, warranties, and any other extra expenses that your project may entail.

    Experience and Training

    Examine a company's website and chat with a representative to learn more about its product and service offerings, pricing, and warranties. Many window companies also keep online portfolios that exhibit past projects.

    Ensure that the company focuses on window replacement. The more specialized training its staff has, and the longer it has been in business, the more likely it will provide high-quality service.

    Licensing and Credentials

    A California window company must be licensed as a Window Coverings Contractor, Glazing Contractor and General Building Contractor if it handles jobs valued at over $500. Each certification has its own exam and work requirements. If a contractor is caught working without a license, they'll have to pay substantial fines.

    Types of Windows Offered

    There are several replacement window types you can choose from, and it's crucial to find a company that has expertise with the ones you want. Search a company's website and reviews for any of these types:

    Finally, pay close attention to the framing materials that an installer uses. Each window frame material has a different life span, energy efficiency level and price point. A company will usually specify whether the windows they install use vinyl, wood, metal, fiberglass, or composite.

    Customer Feedback

    Perhaps the best way to vet window companies for your job is to check what previous customers have said about them. You can find customer reviews on websites like Yelp, Google, Trustpilot, and the BBB. Speak with people you know who have used a company you're interested in, and ask a representative for a copy of its reference list.


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    Frequently Asked Questions About Window Replacement in Lynwood

    How could new windows help my energy efficiency?

    In Lynwood specifically, most homeowners using efficient windows lower their carbon emissions by 120 pounds per year. That amounts to $510 of annual savings.

    The U.S. Department of Energy states that 25%–30% of a home's heating and cooling capacity is used to compensate for heat gain and heat loss through windows. By purchasing new, more efficient windows, you can boost your home's energy efficiency and minimize your electricity bills.

    When's the best time to replace my windows?

    Since Lynwood has mild winters, anytime is a good time to set up new windows. When you contact an installer, ask the representative about when demand is least. By scheduling your job during an off-peak season, you could potentially save some money on labor costs.

    How can I gauge the quality of a replacement window?

    One of the first metrics you'll encounter when looking at a replacement window is its U-factor. The lower this number, the better the window is at preventing extreme heat and cold from entering your home. Other numbers to look at include:
    • "visible transmittance," which indicates how much light can pass through the window
    • "solar heat gain coefficient," which tells you how much UV light the window absorbs and releases as heat
    • "Condensation resistance," which measures how well a window can resist moisture (the higher the number, the better)
    • "Air leakage," which measures how easy it is for air drafts to develop (the lower the number, the better)

    To share feedback or ask a question about this article, send a note to our Reviews Team at reviewsteam@thisoldhousereviews.com.

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