Replacement Windows Offer Energy Saving Benefits
December 12, 2009
When your windows need replacement, they provide telltale signs including interior water damage. drafts. and condensation between panes. Should you repair or replace your windows? Although it may be tempting to attempt do it yourself (DIY) window repair, it can be a difficult and time consuming job. If your windows are simply showing signs of age, it may be a good time to install energy saving windows. You may qualify for a tax break, and you can also check with local energy companies for incentives on installing energy saving windows. If you're considering repairing old windows, get estimates from licensed contractors, and then get estimates for replacing your windows. Here are some benefits of installing energy saving replacement windows in your home:
Replacement Windows' Chief Advantages
- Low maintenance frames: Window frames made from vinyl and fiberglass are easy to maintain and not subject to pest or weather damage. Although you cannot paint vinyl window frames, you can paint fiberglass frames. You can also buy replacement windows with traditional wood and aluminum frames.
- Multi-paned windows save energy: Most replacement window styles offer two or three panes. Multiple panes insulate against outdoor climate and noise.
- Increase home value: Installing replacement windows can increase the value of your home, particularly if you select energy saving windows. Replacement windows are durable, and can be configured to accentuate your home's style and suit your lighting needs.
Protect your investment in replacement windows by having them professionally installed. Your new windows should provide years of energy saving comfort and enjoyment.