When Should I Replace My Windows?

When Should I Replace My Windows?

A homes windows, are a crucial part of your house, and it is often difficult to decide when replacement is the best option. They may not look the best, but there are many factors that should really push you to look into new windows. It isn’t as easy as you may seem to know when to replace. Here are a few tips and ways to tell if it’s finally time for a new window replacement.

  • Lifespan: If your home is older then 15 year, that is the first sign that you should probably check out all your windows to see and make sure they are working properly.
  • Noise: Do you live in a noisy part of town, like near a main road or an airport? If so, and it sounds louder then usual or louder then you wish, window replacement will help. Homeowners are often shocked at how significant the reduction of noise and sound can be effect based off their windows.
  • Drafts: If you walk past a closed window and can feel a breeze, that is certainly a bad sign. Older, worn-down windows often leak air in a house. This can become a big problem during peak winter and summer seasons as high energy bills become a result.
  • Appearance: At a homes first glance, poor and old windows can bring down the entire look of a house. While older windows usually have structural damage, the fact that their appearance suffers cannot be forgotten.  With new, beautiful windows, your homes value with jump and you will be happier walking into your home everyday.

While a windows, lifespan, appearance, draft, and noise factor are crucial into deciding if you want a window replacement, they are certainly not the only reasons. The contractors at DLM are happy to talk about your current situation and what the best solution can be.