Sometimes we can unknowingly condition ourselves to overlook needed home maintenance and repairs. Life is busy, even without the need for home upgrades. It pays to gain knowledge about when it’s best to replace various items in our homes to keep them in good working order and increase our home’s resale value.
At Kelly Window and Door, we understand life gets busy, and needed repairs and upgrades can be deterred. That’s why we make your exterior upgrades simple. Window selection and installation is easy with the guidance of our expert staff. For almost 25 years, we’ve provided homeowners in the greater Raleigh, North Carolina area with over 4,000 successful installations using top-of-the-line products.
According to the U.S. Department of Energy, 48% of a home’s energy usage comes from heating and cooling the home. And window replacement can help you lower your energy usage, making it a wise investment worth prioritizing. Do you need new replacement windows? Today we’ll take a look at some signs and symptoms that it’s time to exchange the faulty windows in your home for reliable, high performing windows you’re sure to love.
Wondering if it’s time to replace your home’s windows? Here are some signs it’s time:
If your windows or windowsills show signs of wood rot, and if you don’t address it, it will get worse, creating an even larger home remodeling project—which can impact your time and money when it’s time to repair.
Diminished natural light
If your windows hinder the beauty of natural light from streaming into your home, they are probably outdated, and need replacement.
If your windows are difficult to open or close, it’s clearly time for replacement windows.
If you feel a draft inside your home, or cooler temperatures near your windows, it’s time for you to begin shopping for replacement windows. A good seal is vital to keeping down your home’s energy usage, and making your home comfortable year-round.
High utility costs
Are your utilities higher than normal for no apparent reason? You may need replacement windows.
Does condensation build up inside your windows? It’s likely time to look into getting new windows.
Faulty window frames
Have your window frames begun to sag or weaken, leaving your home looking lackluster? That’s a signal it’s time for new windows.
Is the window glass in your home hot to your touch in the summer, or cold to your touch in the winter? If so, you need window replacements to better insulate your home.
Are your windows old, outdated, or not matched with your home exterior? Freshen up your home’s beauty inside and out with new windows. You deserve it!
Single pane windows
Are the windows in your home single pane? If so, it’s time to look into replacement windows. Today’s windows are double and even triple paned, and offer superior insulation to your home.
Do you have concerns about the safety of your home? Windows can be an entry point thieves use. So that you and your loved ones are secure in your home with your windows intact, verify all the locking mechanisms work on your windows. If you have concerns about the protection your windows provide, it may be time for replacement windows to assure your family’s safety.
Did the once airtight seal break on your current windows? If so, it’s time for a window replacement.
Is there too much noise infiltration into your home due to faulty windows? A window replacement can decrease the unwanted street noise, noise from large machinery, and aircraft noise from entering your home.
When is the best time to invest in new windows?
Winter is a great time for window replacement for these reasons:
- You won’t have to wait long to schedule a window installation.
- You can look forward to an immediate change in your heating costs due to lower energy usage with new windows. Certified Energy Star® windows will make your utilities more budget-friendly year-round.
- You will be able to enjoy a warm, cozy home even during the crisp chill of winter due to the insulating factors window replacements provide.
Choose from a wide selection of windows for your home. Match your home’s style with the perfect window. The superior products offered by Kelly Window and Door combined with professional window installation make window replacement projects a success. The beautiful look, increased security, low maintenance, and energy efficiency make windows a top choice for homeowners who desire an upgrade, and want to enjoy a warm home interior this winter.
Window styles to select from:
- Bay Windows
- Bow Windows
- Double Hung Windows
- Casement Windows
- Awning Windows
- Picture Windows
- Slider Windows
Window replacement improves your home’s coziness in the winter, creating the optimal space in which to enjoy your family and friends. Kelly Window and Door makes window replacement simple. We assess your windows, check your climate concerns, and guide you to the best custom window choice for your needs. Schedule a free consultation today.