You may think investing in replacement windows for your home will be a hassle, which is why you keep putting the project further and further off. But there will eventually come a time when you’ll need those new windows you’ve been avoiding—and you’ll know when that time has come. There are some clear signs you’ll see that will tell you it’s time to replace your windows. And if you’re not sure what those are, we’ve got you covered:
Of course, if you can see with your very own eyes that your windows are damaged beyond repair, you can’t afford to delay a replacement project much longer. While damaged glass can potentially be remedied with a repair job, frames that are damaged or decayed typically tell you it’s time for new windows.
Increased Monthly Energy Costs
If you’ve started to pay higher heating and cooling costs month by month and you aren’t sure why, your windows could be the culprit. If they’re not effectively limiting heat transfer into and out of your home, your HVAC system will need to work harder to maintain a comfortable indoor temperature. When that’s happening, more energy is being used and you’re spending more money.
Draftiness Coming From Your Windows
Before you even notice escalating energy bills, you might feel air entering through your windows when you stand or walk close to them. If that’s the case, it’s an early sign that your windows aren’t providing the energy efficiency that you need out of them, whether that’s due to the lack of a tight seal or damage to their frames. And with the quality of the energy-efficient products on the market these days, a replacement would be exactly what you need.
Condensation & Moisture Between Window Panes
There are many forms of window damage, though some require more immediate attention than others. If you have multi-pane windows and you see condensation and moisture forming between panes, you’ll need to start looking into replacement windows, as that’s a sign of wasted heating and cooling from your HVAC.
Know Who to Call for Your Replacement Window Needs
If you’ve started noticing any of these signs and you think it may be time to replace your windows, get in touch with Lindsay Window & Door today. We would love to help you find the replacements that best suit your needs.