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Does Your Home Need Replacement Windows?

October 19, 2018 0

Putting in Whitby, ON replacement windows is huge for any home. You know you’ll have further energy efficiency and a new, fresh look. But since the project is such a big one, you don’t want to move forward with it until you absolutely have to. Keep in mind that when you really need new windows, you’re losing a lot of money and wasting a lot of energy by waiting. So it’s important to recognize the signs that your home is calling for replacement windows. There are plenty of signs, but these are the most prominent things to watch for.

Drafty Rooms That Won’t Go Away

If you start to feel a draft in your house or in certain rooms, you might try a few things first. Perhaps you’ll re-caulk the windows or add weather stripping. That’s a great thing to try, but if it doesn’t work, there’s only one recourse and that’s replacement windows. Drafty windows mean you are letting air into your home and you are also letting air out. That’s highly inefficient and new windows will support your HVAC system much better. When you get replacement windows, you’ll be amazed at how much more comfortable your home is overall.

Windows That Don’t Operate Properly Have To Go

Windows are supposed to open and close easily, but over time, certain materials can warp, causing the windows to be very hard to wrestle open. When the windows are nearly impossible to open, there’s something wrong with them and they are probably letting air in and out as well. Not only are they likely inefficient, but they are a safety hazard. If you need them in an emergency, they need to be easy to open. Windows that are hard to open can also slam shut without warning, which means fingers are always in danger. Replacement windows take care of all of those details with ease.

Energy Costs That Continue To Rise

Energy prices are going to go up, but when you’ve noticed that yours are rising at an alarming rate, that’s actually a sign that you need new windows. Keep an eye on your bill and if you see a discrepancy past your comfort zone, contact a window professional for an assessment to see if it’s your windows causing the fast rise. You don’t want to pay for energy you aren’t using so replacement windows may be in store. Your bills will be glad when you take a step in that direction.

You want your home to be comfortable and energy efficient and sometimes, the only way to get that is with Whitby, ON replacement windows. If you’re recognizing the signs and are ready to investigate a bit, contact Brock Doors and Windows Ltd. by calling (800) 449-3808 for a free consultation so we can answer your questions. You can also stop by and meet us and look through window options in person at our showroom at 2347 Industrial Park Rd Innisfil, ON L9S 3V9.

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