Are your doors and windows winter-ready? You may be facing higher energy and gas bills if you delay replacing doors and windows before the cooler seasons!
Old or damaged windows have poor seals and cracks, leading to air leaks. These leaks may not be noticeable in the warmer months, but you will notice them in the first cold days of fall and winter as drafts creep into your home. Old or damaged windows have poor seals and cracks, leading to air leaks. While these leaks may not be noticeable in the warmer months, you will notice them come the first cold days of fall and winter. New energy-efficient windows and doors will regulate indoor air temperature better. Low-e coatings on double or triple-glazed windows allow warm solar heat in during the cold months and reduce heat loss through the window panes.
Replacing Doors and Windows
If you decide last minute to get your windows replaced and the winter weather is already in full swing, you’ll be rushing to get the job done as quickly as possible and won’t be able to get your pick of styles, colors, and materials.
Replacing doors and windows ahead of time minimizes heat loss without worry of the cold creeping into your open walls. Winter also makes your new doors and windows more difficult to install with more dangerous conditions. If it takes some time for experts to replace doors and windows, imagine if you’re trying to do it yourself!
Preparing Your Home For The Holidays
Old, worn-out windows can make your home look shabby. The beginning of the holiday season begins as early as Halloween into Thanksgiving, and the year-end holidays. While old doors and windows might look great for a haunted house look, it won’t impress your guests in the following months. New doors and windows will give your home the look it deserves, won’t be as prone to fogging, condensation, or damage, and shows off the inner and outer beauty of your home.