Fall is a great time of the year to check the current condition of your homes, windows and doors. With the temperature starting to drop, efficient and effective windows and doors are extremely important. Studies show that non-energy efficient windows and doors can possibly lose you 23% of energy, that is used to heat a building. Here are some helpful steps to check and maintain your windows.
- Walk through your house and check your windows and doors for any drafts. This can be simply done by walking throughout your house and opening your eyes. Look for cracks or leaks around the edges of the windows. You can also put your hands up next to the windows to feel for any drafts.
- If the problem is minor and not a reoccurring one around your home you can possibly solve the problem with adding weather stripping to the needed areas.
- Clean and remove all dirt from within your windows moveable parts.
- Make sure your windows and doors are in good condition. If you notice any large cracks, holes or broken glass, you may be in need of a replacement.
Depending on the severity of your windows or doors condition, a window replacement will seek you great benefits. Read one of our latest blogs that will tell you in detail when to replace your windows. This is the time of the year where it’s getting cold outside and is more important than ever to stay warm.