Is It Time for New Windows?

by Tim Gorman


Posted on March 8, 2017 at 3:00 PM


An existing home with brand new windows.

Windows are an important aspect to your home. They are responsible for the natural lighting, ventilation, as well as keeping unwanted elements out. If you think it’s time to replace your windows you may be right, but check out these warning signs that can help you with your decision:

Noticeable Damage: If your windows are cracked or you can see through the frame, it is time to call a window installation service. Contact a few reputable companies to find the right price to install windows. Make sure that a windows installer is part of the estimate team.

Keeping the Outdoors Out: If the outdoors elements are coming inside then it is time to contact window contractors for replacement windows. You do not want rain, wind, or bugs coming into your home from the cracks in your windows. Overtime, the outside elements will damage your home and end up costing you more.

Energy Efficient: If your utility bill is out of this world, that may be an indicator that you need new windows. New windows can end up saving you money because they can provide protection from the suns heat, which will keep your house cooler.

Safety: In an emergency situation you want to make sure your windows work correctly. If they are sealed shut and unable to be opened as an emergency exit, then your safety is at risk. It may be an unlikely scenario, but it may give you piece of mind if your windows open and shut correctly.

Window replacements may cost you more initially but for the well-being of your family and home, it will pay off down the road. I suggest meeting with multiple replacement window companies to get a few window quotes so you can make the best decision for you home.