Many home owners hear about the benefits of replacing drafty windows with new ones, but resist doing so because they don’t believe it’s “bad enough” yet. Well, we’ve got 4 signs that will tell you when to replace windows in your home.
1. Your windows leak – If you have to put a towel down every time it rains, because water comes in through the windows, you should replace your windows immediately. Delay and your windows will rot.
2. Your windows are drafty – If you hold a match up to the edges of your windows and it blows out that means there’s a gap in your windows, This is impacting your everyday comfort level and hitting you in the wallet every month. Replacing your windows will save you money in the long run, because you won’t have to turn up the heat or air-conditioning so high.
3. Your windows are rotten – Once water gets in contact with the wood of your windows, it’s only a matter of time until rot develops. If you can see rot on the windows, then replace them now.
4. Your windows are 10 years old or older – Window technology has come a long way in the recent years. If your windows are 10 years old they’re not leveraging some of the latest energy efficient features today’s windows have. Replacing windows with ones that have this new technology can improve your comfort in the home and lower your utility bills.
If these ring true for you, don’t delay because of a cash flow problem. We would be happy to talk to you about financing replacement windows for your home. You can finance with Wells Fargo for a 12-60 month loan, and pay off the windows down the road. Meanwhile, your home utility costs will be less so you ‘ll have more money to put toward your window loan.
We’d be happy to talk with you about replacement window financing, so contact us if you have any questions!