As a homeowner, it can often be difficult to realize when its time for an upgrade. Your windows play a huge role within your home from curb appeal, letting natural light into your home, letting fresh air into your home and maximizing energy efficiency. Not replacing your windows when its time will greatly reduce the efficiency of your windows.
To make sure you know when its time to upgrade your windows, check out some of these signs.
1. High Energy Bills:
If you see your energy bills climbing it could be because your house isn’t doing as good of a job keeping the cold air in during the summer and warm air in during the summer. On a cold day, stand next to your windows in a t-shirt. If it feels cooler next to your windows compared to the rest of your house, your windows could be leaky. New replacement windows from Harvey Building Products do an amazing job to save on heating bills.
2. Window Use:
If you are having trouble simply opening and closing your windows, it’s time to replace them. Windows should open and close effortlessly.
3. Visible Damage:
If you can noticeably see that there’s chipping, deterioration or water stains on or around your windows then they may be entering the end of their lifecycle.
4. You’ve been upgrading the rest of your house:
If you have older windows and have been upgrading the rest of your house, it looks a little weird if you don’t upgrade your windows. With modern amenities throughout your house, make sure your windows match that look.
For more tips to tell that it’s time for new windows, please feel free to reach out. Our team is here to hep.