When Should You Replace Your Windows?
Our homes are apart of our lives on a daily basis, we cherish our homes. We want a perfect kitchen to cook our favorite means, we require our bedrooms for sleeping and comfort and we need our restrooms to stay clean. However, sometimes we let things become neglected, especially maintaining the house, such as the roof, doors, windows and the plumbing. Windows are not permanent lasting and will need replacing a few times throughout our lives. Sometimes the windows themselves can erode and may need replacing with newer better quality windows. Here is a list of some signs you should watch out for when it comes to your old windows.
Windows are Showing Signs of Damage
Some windows can still be saved by being repaired and could you save money on the cost of replacements. However, there are times when a repair will not fix the problem and they need to be fully replaced. This can happen to windows that have become broken, damaged or warped over time.
- Carry out checks on each window for damages such as the window frame and the window sash. Although the window may still operate, if there are damaged components they may need replacing as soon as possible.
- Windows that are getting condensation building up between the panes of glass or are causing drafts will need replacing. If you are finding that the windows are hard to open and close this can also be a sign that the windows need to be replaced.
You Are Spending More Money On Energy Bills
If may notice that your energy usage and bills are increasing, this could be a sure sign that you need to replace the windows. However, windows are meant to help provide heat and keep the warmth in during the colder times. Furthermore drafty windows can increase your gas usage and bills by up to 15%.
- Try to find the best possible energy rating windows for your home. There is a wide range of windows on the market to use, its all about finding the right window and good energy ratings for your home. Do you want your home to be warmer?. Try asking yourself this question.
- Furthermore, some companies may claim they have energy efficient windows. However, try to make sure that what you are purchasing is the correct window for you. St Helens Windows has more than 25 years in the window industry supplying and installing top of the range energy efficient windows.
Your Home Needs A New Style
If you have just purchased your first home or you are carrying out renovation. You may want a new look for your home, or you are carrying out repairs. Because of this, it makes the perfect time for replacing your home with new windows and doors. Windows can come in a wide range of styles, designs and different colour options. So there is plenty to choose when it comes to windows, they can also have a massive impact on how your home looks in appearance.
To find out more about our energy efficient windows call us today on 01744 611203 for a free quotation.