Signs that you Need to Replace your Home Windows

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Signs that you Need to Replace your Home Windows

Importance of replacing windows

If your windows are damaged and not working efficiently it may be time to replace them as it might lead to an increase in energy bills each month. Replacing the old windows with energy-efficient windows can save a lot of your money in the long term as it can help lower your heating and cooling bills.

Apart from saving money, replacing windows will also improve the security in your house. The old glass will be replaced with stronger and advanced glass with locking systems

Signs that tell you that you need new Windows

Home improvement projects are generally costly and time-consuming, many people put off the replacement of home windows until completely required. But what are those signs that will tell you that you need to replace them? Here are a few signs that can help you tell if you need new Windows or not.

  • You hear a lot of outside noise.

Noise from the outside can be quite irritating and annoying. It can also cause distraction when you are working. If your windows are not capable of providing protection from the sounds of the outdoor, they might have a problem. The outside noise is caused when the windows are not sealed correctly or are poorly made. You should replace your old windows with the new double or triple-pane glass windows. These are insulated with argon gas, which will eventually decrease the noise from outdoor. These types of windows are a necessity, especially if you live in a busy neighborhood or near a busy road.

  • You can feel a draft, even when your windows are closed

If you are feeling the breeze from your windows even when they’re closed, it’s a sign that you need to replace them. The problem can be caused due to several issues like board installation, faulty seals, and more. A drafty window can significantly change the overall temperature of your house, which may cause your central heating system to work twice as hard to keep up with ever-changing temperatures. This may eventually lead to an increase in power bills. Thus, it is always a good idea to replace those windows as soon as possible.

  • Window frames are soft, chipped or water damaged

If you’re windows happen to have frames that are soft to touch and chipped, it would be hardly possible to repair. Soft window frames are generally caused due to rot and water infiltration. If not replaced soon, they will probably start sagging, if they have not already.

  • Difficulty in opening, closing, and locking windows

If your windows are not able to perform their basic function, then it’s probably time that you should consider replacing them. Windows that do not function properly are not installed correctly, which eventually leads to developing balance issues, making the windows challenging to open and close. If your window has rust on it or it is rotting, it can become difficult to use. If your windows are not closing properly and you are not able to lock them down, it can cause serious safety and security issues for your home. Thus, you should always consider replacing your windows if they are not opening or closing properly.

  • Condensation build-up between glass layers or cracked window glass

if you notice that your windows are frosting in the layers of glass, it only means one thing that is your windows are not sealing properly, and this is can lead to moisture between the glass panes. It is better to replace them.

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