You’ve been toying with the idea of calling a contractor and looking into the idea of replacing all the windows in your home. Instead of putting off that call for another month, now is the time to take action. Here are four of the more common reasons that homeowners decide to move ahead with a window replacement project and why they are so happy once the work is completed.
You Never Liked Them in the First Place
The current set of windows were in place when you bought the home. At the time, they were not a selling point. In fact, you almost decided to not make an offer because of the window style.
Living with the current windows has not made them any more to your liking. The only way you will ever truly be happy with the home is to invest in new Barrie windows. You’ll be surprised at what a difference a change in style will do for the look of the home and how comfortable you are with the space.
You are Facing Major Repair Bills
Along with the fact you never liked the window style, there’s the fact that they have not aged gracefully. If you intend to keep the current windows, there will be some major repair work to do. The cost of that work can add up to a tidy sum. You are likely to find that replacing all of the Ottawa windows now will not cost much more than the repair work. It won’t take long to see how replacing the windows rather than repairing them will save you money in the long run.
You’re Tired of Wasting Energy
The insulation in you home is excellent but the same cannot be said for the windows. It’s not so bad during the more moderate seasons, but it’s much harder to heat the home in winter and cool the space in summer. Do you really want to go through another season wasting all that energy?
Once you have the older windows replaced with a more energy efficient design, the amount you save each month will be significant. Depending on climate conditions and a few other factors, it’s not unusual for homeowners to enjoy anywhere between a 20% and 50% decrease in energy costs.
The Seasons Are Changing
While reducing energy costs are important, don’t overlook the comfort factor. As autumn becomes winter, you will notice cold spots in the home even when the heating system is running. Unless your idea of fun is walking around the house wrapped in a blanket until spring arrives, it makes sense to call a contractor and replace those older windows as soon as possible. You’ll be much happier when the weather outside is especially cold.
There is no down side to replacing the windows in your home. Call today and arrange for a contractor to visit your home. Learn more about different designs and materials used today. After you receive the estimate and settle the details, stand back and watch as the contractor makes your home look great and feel even better.