How to Tell if You Need New Windows
Posted On: 4/18/2016 11:46 AM
High Energy Bills
If your windows are not Energy Star rated, you could be greatly increasing your heating and cooling costs!
Condensation on windows
When warm, moist air contacts a cooler surface, such as window glass that is letting in cold air, it cannot hold as much water vapor so it condenses onto the cool surface. This can also cause frost on the inside of the windows during the summer.
You Can Feel a Draft
Rooms with windows don’t have to be drafty. Energy efficient window will keep your conditioned air indoors.
Hard to open/close
Windows can build up dirt, dust and debris over time, creating friction and making the windows difficult to open and close. Windows can also shift overtime making motion difficult, new windows glide open and close effortlessly.
Internal seal failure visible
Moisture can get in between window panes and cause a discoloration of the window This can be a sign of excess moisture, even if the discoloration is not wet!