Windows in our homes are built to withstand a lot, but that doesn’t mean that they don’t need to be replaced from time to time. There are many signs that will indicate that window replacement service is needed and below we have listed some of the most common signs.
Higher Energy Bills
Windows are one of the best to keep the elements, however, when your windows aren’t properly insulated, they can cause drafts. With air coming in and out of your home through the windows, this can cause an increase in your energy bills. A window replacement will help combat this problem.
They Aren’t Soundproof
Of course, we can hear the sound of birds chirping or a lawnmower in the distant, but if you are able to hear your neighbor who is several yards away from your home, you might have a problem with your window’s ability to soundproof. Getting newer windows will block out more sound.
Opening/Closing Is Difficult
There are many reasons why your windows are hard to open and close. The balance of the windows could be off or the tracks are corroding, either way, opening and closing your window should happen without difficulty.
Condensation in Between Window Panes
Condensation should either be on the outside or the inside of the windows, but not in between the panes themselves. When there is condensation between the glass panes, its because the window isn’t properly sealed, which can either be repaired or completely replaced.