While glass certainly has a long life and will stay beautiful for years, it doesn’t last forever. And in older homes and businesses, glass replacement is a necessity over time. Here are some signs that it may be time for window replacement/glass replacement in your South Cook County or Lake County home or business:
If the last couple of summers or winters you have noticed that it seems more expensive to heat or cool your home, it may be because your windows are not providing the proper amount of insulation that they should. In fact, lost energy is one of the surest signs that it is time to replace your windows; you may be able to save hundreds of dollars in heating and cooling costs by switching to newer, more energy efficient windows.
Any visible cracks or breaks in your windows should be an obvious sign that you need to take action. A crack or a break not only allows for air to enter – reducing energy efficiency – but may also be a safety hazard; cracked glass may act as an open invitation to a thief.
If your home’s windows and glass feel outdated or shabby, it may be time to replace the glass just to improve your home’s curb appeal or get your home more aligned with your own personal style. This is especially true if you are thinking about selling your home – a more modern look may improve your home’s value.
Not sure if your windows need to be entirely replaced or if repairs will do the trick? Are not sure which type of window style to choose? Think that there may be benefits to energy efficient windows, but aren’t sure if they are for you? For all of your questions, the experienced professionals at Preferred Window & Door have answers.
We have been serving home and business owners in the South Cook County and Lake County areas for more than two decades, and are committed to excellent customer service, as well as staying abreast of latest technology and best practices. For a free quote where we can learn more about your window and glass needs, contact us today by filling out our online form or calling us at 708-895-3667 now.
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