Why You May Need to Replace Old Windows This Winter

replace old windowsAs the warmer weather quickly comes to an end, you may start to notice some cold and unpleasant drafts in your home, or sudden drops in temperature in your home that you just can’t seem to control with the heater. This may very well be due to old windows. You’d be very surprised by just how much heat can escape from an outdated or old window. Take a look at some of the benefits and learn why you should replace old windows this winter.

Lower Bills + Improve Comfort

Not only will old windows cause annoying drafts, but they will also cause unnecessary increases in your energy bills. Replace old windows to significantly reduce your energy bills, as the new energy-efficient windows have some amazing advantages. They will allow your home to consume less energy by preventing those annoying leaks and drafts from happening.

Potentially Dangerous Materials

Old windows are potentially dangerous for a number of reasons. They often contain dangerous materials, such as lead paint. And old glass is more fragile and brittle, putting it at a much higher risk of breaking. These dangers are especially unsafe for young children and pets. Old windows are also prone to growing mold and mildew, since they allow more moisture into your home.

Aesthetics & Improve House Value

New windows can dramatically improve the look of your home. Old windows are an eye-sore. New windows will not only look nicer, but will boost the value of your home as well.

Russell Roofing and Exteriors is a Pella Windows & Doors and Marvin Windows Replacement partner.

To learn more about why you may need to replace old windows this winter and to schedule a free inspection, contact us today at Russell Roofing. “If it’s Russell, it’s Right… Guaranteed!”

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