Did this winter weather ruin your windows?
In Fort Worth, we’re used to heat soaring to over 100º, but this year, across the South, we had an unexpectedly harsh winter. Cold weather can often take a toll on your windows, and you may find you’ve experienced some damage you aren’t used to. When Spring arrives and you’re ready to open up your windows and let in some fresh air, you may not be able to. And when summer hits and it’s time to try to cool down, you might find it’s costing you more than usual. After this rash of harsh weather in the South, it may be time to get some energy efficient replacement windows.
How to tell if you need replacement windows.
There are some signs you can watch out for that are clear indicators that you need to replace your Fort Worth windows. First of all, you’ll notice an increase in your energy bills. Whether you’re heating or cooling your home, your windows help keep in that air, and when they’re old or damaged, you’ll notice they’re not doing as good of a job. If you’ve seen a recent hike in your energy costs, there’s a chance it’s because of your windows.
If your windows are hard to open or close, it could be because of the recent temperature drops. Windows can become “stuck” for any number of reasons, but if cleaning the tracks doesn’t solve the problem, you’ll most likely to replace the windows.
If you notice condensation or visible moisture on your windows, your due for replacements. The condensation that forms on cold, inefficient windows will build up and remain stagnant, forming mold and mildew and becoming a big problem in your. Installing energy efficient replacement windows will ensure that conditioned air won’t be escaping through the windows, and prevent mold and mildew growth.
Windows also need to be replaced if you can feel a draft, see any cracks, or, of course, if you’re trying to increase the value or attractiveness of your home.
Why install replacement windows?
Replacing your windows will immediately make your home more attractive, and it’ll save you money on energy costs! Our Fort Worth window replacement contractors can install any type of window, so you can add a whole new aspect of style to your home decor. From an awning window to a garden window, with shelves and opening vents, you can turn any room in your home into a brand new, great space. And the new windows will pay for themselves. Our Fort Worth window replacement specialists can supply you with top-of-the-line glass panes that will keep your air conditioning in your home and your energy costs down.
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