Is it time to replace my windows and doors and look for new windows?
Does my home need new windows / doors? Interestingly enough, even new home windows can be of sub standard quality, as windows and doors come in a vast range of types and quality. Ask yourself the following questions – you’ll know when it’s time for new windows.
Do I prepare my windows and exterior doors for the changing weather each season?
Do I install or remove storm windows and patio doors with the seasons?
Do I have to perform regular window maintenance like scraping and cleaning, peeling paint?
Do my windows and doors need caulk or paint occasionally?
Are all my windows easy to operate in case of an emergency exit?
Do I feel drafts around my windows or doors when they are closed?
Is there moisture or dirt between the two panes of glass in my windows?
Do I feel the cold or the heat when standing by my windows?
Do I have water leaking inside or into the wall causing internal damage and increasing the risk of mold development?
Am I paying too much money to heat or cool my home?
Are my windows and exterior doors providing my home proper security against forced entries or break-ins?
Do I hear excessive noise entering from outside even when my windows are closed?
Are my windows and doors plain ugly, or do injustice to the rest of my home’s facade and interior design?
If I would consider selling my home, will my windows cause lower offers?
Am I putting myself at physical risk maintaining my windows?