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Why Do Windows Need To Be Replaced?


Why Do Windows Need To Be Replaced?

Your home is comprised of many different building materials, some are structural, some are for safety, some are for comfort and convenience, and some are for aesthetics. Your windows fall into all of these categories, and because your windows play multiple roles there are multiple reasons why one would need to replace their windows.

Your windows and doors are part of an exclusive group of building materials that are accessible from both the exterior and interior of a home. Your windows add to or in the case of a broken window detract from your home’s strength and security. A broken window can attract the wrong kind of attention, as it is an easy access point to your home and its contents. If you have a broken or cracked window pane, you may not need to replace the entire window, as a replacement glass insert may do the trick. If your frames are damaged or warped a full window replacement is in order.

Your windows act as your gateway to the outside world, not only do they provide great views but they allow for fresh air to enter your home. Opening a window to let fresh air into your home can help reduce moisture build up, will circulate air through your home allowing for stale air to exit, and can offer a cool breeze on a warm day. When your windows are hard to open and close or no longer operating as expected the convenience factor of utilizing your windows is gone. When your windows no longer open with ease, this may be a good time to look into repair and or replacement options. You don’t realize how important and convenient something as simple as opening up a window for fresh air is, until you no longer have access to this simple task anymore.

Proper installation of your windows will prevent unintended air or drafts from moving freely from the exterior of your home to the interior and vise-versa. Over time the elements take a tole on your windows compromising that initial seal. As air enters and escapes your home from around your windows, your HVAC system must work harder to maintain your ideal interior temperature, ultimately consuming more energy to keep your home feeling comfortable. New, more efficient windows in this case will help you save money in the long run, by helping reduce your energy consumption and in-turn reducing your monthly energy bills.

Your windows are an important part of your home’s ambiance. Clean, fresh looking windows can make your home feel more appealing and inviting, while worn down windows can make your home feel unkept and deterring. If you are looking to brighten up your home both figuratively and literally replacing your windows will help you achieve a new welcoming look and allow for natural light to enter your home uninhibited.

At Landmark Home Solutions we can help you find the right window for your space at the right price. Give us a call today 1-866-734-6701 to book a no obligation consultation.