Renovations or home upgrades are not always the most pleasant thing for homeowners to go through. That said, when it comes to windows and doors, these are fixtures of your home that absolutely cannot be ignored. If you are due for a window replacement, you should reach out to professional technicians as soon as possible, as leaving subpar windows or doors in your property can be an extremely costly mistake. Any homeowner doesn't like to replace any particular part of their property.
Window replacements are actually quite easy to plan, as it is relatively obvious when they are in need of work.
Here are some signs to look out for:
Excessive Window Condensation
Window condensation is a normal phenomenon. However, excessive "sweating" is due to the window's degrading capacity to insulate because of its underperforming seals. This symptom appears mostly with double-glazed windows. While a simple seal fix can do the trick, sometimes your windows may be beyond repair and will need to be replaced.
Air Drafts Carrying Outside Temperatures
Insulation slows down the sound and temperature molecules of the outside air before it enters your property. Concrete and sidings are excellent barriers that keep them at bay. However, your double-glazed windows can do plenty of blocking. However, if you're feeling cold or hot drafts within your window's vicinity, you might have a faulty window that needs replacing soon.
Jamming and Sticking
When temperatures change, certain materials, such as wood and metal, expand and contract accordingly. However, excessive window jamming and sticking are likely due to the old age of your windows. Over time, moisture will penetrate its mechanical parts, which leads to rusting and rotting.
More than Ten Years Old
Windows typically have a pretty long shelf life. However, specific degradation will inevitably manifest by the end of one or two decades. If you plan to sell your property, you will need to replace your windows to boost its curb appeal and value.
Use the Best Replacement Experts to Avoid Window Damages
HTR Windows and Doors can provide you with the best window replacement services for your property. Furthermore, they can perform long-lasting replacement operations with quick turnaround time. Take advantage of our current promotion, featuring half price for triple-pane insulated glass units as well as 40% off all window installations. Call today for a free in-home consultation!