If your window has significant cracks, it’s easy to recognize that it’s time to replace them, but sometimes the signs are much more subtle. To help you determine whether it’s time for you to seek window replacement, read up on the following five factors:
Condensation: Whether excess humidity or seal failure is to blame, condensation that won’t go away can be an indication of a serious problem, requiring you to replace your windows.
Drafts or Air Leaks: If you notice air leaks, inspect your window unit for cracks or gaps, both of which can lead to warping or shrinkage. Unit warping or shrinkage can occur with improper window installation, so it might be best to replace.
Trouble with Operation: You want to easily open and close your windows and if you’re having trouble operating your windows, you may be able to fix it with cleaning and a lubricant. If difficulty persists, consider replacement windows.
Excess Noise: All windows have differing levels of noise-reduction, so on its own, excess noise isn’t necessarily cause for concern. However, if you notice excess noise pollution in conjunction with other issues, it can help determine whether you need to replace.
Moisture: Moisture is a threat to much of your home’s structure and windows are no exception. Without window replacement, moisture can cause warping, interior energy loss, and mold and mildew growth, so be sure to take this concern seriously.
Choose Experienced Window Installation Professionals
Once you know you need replacement windows, choose professionals with years of experience, like those at West Shore Home. Our energy efficient windows coupled with expert window installation ensure years of beauty and performance, guaranteed. In addition to adding efficiency and protection to your home, our replacement windows also increase curb appeal and home value. Don’t take any chances with your windows, trust A+ rated, BBB-accredited home improvement company, West Shore Home, for superior products and service.
Need more help determining if it’s time to replace your home windows? Give us a call right away to speak with one of our friendly and knowledgeable representatives. You can also complete our online contact form today to request a design consultation and your free, no-obligation project estimate.