Quick Tips: Top 10 Reasons to Replace your Current Windows and Doors
1. Best time to buy new! There’s never been a better time to buy new windows and doors. Opting for durable and inexpensive vinyl windows is great in the summer, but getting bonus offers on discounted installation is even better. Call today to find out about our current promotions.
2. Fix leaks and water damage. Any time water is leaking into your home due to cracked or old window and door frames, you are putting your family at risk of dangerous mold growth. This can also be detrimental to the resale value of your home.
3. Rebates! You can get rebates from the government and your utility company for upgrading to new and energy efficient windows and doors. Contact your local energy company to find out about these energy incentives that could save you hundreds of dollars per year.
4. Time for a makeover. A paint job can easily up your curb appeal but nothing gives a home a facelift like new windows and doors! Replacing dingy and worn out panels can instantly revive the look of your home’s exterior and interior.
5. Get rid of single-paned windows. Old windows were made with a single pane and don’t do a very good job of keeping out unwanted temperatures and moisture. Constant freezing and thawing of these single panes can cause cracks and breakage. Replace them and install efficient double-paned glass instead.
6. Faulty old sealing. Old sealing can allow moisture in and creates the perfect environment for mold to thrive inside your home. Mold spores spread very quickly and can cause major health issues.
7. Hazardous materials. Get them out! Lead paint was a popular fixture of windows in homes built up until the late 70s. If you haven’t checked to make sure your home is lead-free, now would be the best time.
8. Go green! Become more environmentally friendly with windows and doors that are efficient. If your home is better insulated, you will in turn use less energy, gas and oil to heat and cool your home.
9. Spend less money. While the initial investment of replacing old windows and doors may seem steep, think about all of the money you will be saving in the long run when it comes to utility bills on a monthly basis. Installing new windows and doors will pay for itself within the first year.
10. Get rid of cracks. Broken, chipped or cracked windows in your home are not only unsightly but they can be costing you money. They also pose as a danger to children and may allow unwanted outside critters into your home. Instead of trying to fix them temporarily, fit your windows with new ones that will last a long while.