Windows: When To Repair, When To Replace, And Why Vinyl May Be Best


There are many times when it may be in your best interest to have your windows repaired or replaced, whether there is damage to them or not. Once you learn about just a few of these reasons, you may find yourself paying even closer attention to the windows around your home. Here are some questions to ask yourself regarding your windows, as well as information on why vinyl windows may be a good choice for you. 

Are you updating or changing the look of your home?

If you are updating or changing the look of your home, then the windows can be a big part of that new look. By replacing your current, older windows, you can create a much more modern look for the exterior of your home. This can greatly help you to improve the overall curb appeal of the home. If you do decide to replace your windows, then vinyl windows can be great because they look fantastic, they keep the weather out well, and they last for a long time. 

Are you looking to cut down on your heating and cooling expenses?

If you want to cut down on your heating and cooling costs, then there are many ways you can do so. However, one major way may be to have your current windows repaired or replaced. If you have windows with damage, then repairing the damages may be all it takes to prevent the loss of heat or coolness. However, if your windows are older, then you may want to completely replace them in order to prevent this loss. Having new windows installed can give you windows without leaking issues, as well as provide you with other great features to help weatherize the home, like dual-paned windows with Argon between the glass to offer even more insulation properties. Another good choice, as previously mentioned, can be going with vinyl windows. They will offer great insulation and are known for having long lifespans. 

Are you seeing signs of rotted wood?

If you have wood frames, and you are noticing signs of the wood rotting, then it's important for you to have the windows replaced. Otherwise, the wood will just continue to rot and this can cause many problems, such as allowing water to come inside to increase the chances of you ending up with a termite infestation throughout your home. Replacing rotted windows with vinyl can be a good choice because you won't have to worry about vinyl windows rotting in the future. 


22 April 2022

Start Spring Cleaning Early

Every year, I make a list of spring cleaning tasks. Unfortunately, I’m a procrastinator. Therefore, I rarely complete every item on my extensive list. This year, I plan to start my spring cleaning early. One of the tasks I’m passionate about is cleaning windows. When I get finished with my windows, I want them to appear invisible due to their level of cleanness. To accomplish this task, I use both over-the-counter window cleaners and natural cleaning agents. To reduce the incidence of smudges, you can wipe your windows down with a newspaper. On this blog, you will learn how to clean your windows before spring arrives.