Wouldn’t it be great if you could build your home and never have to fix it up after that? Never have a pipe that decides to burst at 1:00 in the morning or windows that ever let the cold in during the winter? We all wish we could have that kind of dream home, but the reality is that things break, other things wear and tear over the years and many of those things need to be addressed in order to keep your home functioning smoothly. So, how is one to know the windows should be replaced? We are going to cover some points you should look for in your own home so you can determine what is the next step for you.
A big indicator that your windows need to be replaced is if there are clear signs the windows are broken or warped. As a home settles, things move and your windows can become out of line and warp over time. Broken windows from kids playing outside or just over time also should be replaced as a safety concern for those inside and outside the home. If a window has minor damage like missing weather stripping, you could probably just opt for a repair and save some money instead of replacing the window altogether.
Many families find that they want to save on their utility bills and the easiest way to do that is weather-proofing the home. When cold or hot air enters the home, it causes the HVAC to work overtime which leads to higher energy bills and a loss of money each month. By assessing the benefits of window replacements and the effects it will have on the bills over time is a huge reason to replace the windows of the home. As newer technology has come out, many people realize their windows weren’t created to be energy efficient and thus opt for window replacement to bring their home into the 21st century.
Some people want to windows because it gives their home a makeover. Newer windows can add a certain look to a home and create a lot of curb appeal. From new siding to roofing to windows, all these can add the high-end feel of a home and can be great for resale. The first thing people see when they walk up to a house is the outside and if you are ever thinking about selling- considering window replacement might be a great option to get the home sold faster and for a higher price.
No matter what the case is, window replacement can only help your home stay beautiful and more energy efficient for longer. Considering it for you house? Give Loyalty Exteriors a call to get a free estimate and find out which options are right for you!