Can’t My Old Windows Be Repaired?

Vinyl Windows AtlantaFirst let’s start with what to look for when homeowners consider it’s time to buy new vinyl replacement windows. Exterior projects can add to the curb appeal and overall value of your home.  Vinyl replacements windows add value to your home while sprucing up your exterior.

First let’s look at what you need to look for when evaluating your old windows.

5 Tips When Evaluating Old Windows

  1. Condensation. Does condensation regularly collect on the glass, cloud the view and soak the window trim?
  2. Storm windows. Do you mind cleaning, maintaining and putting up and taking down storm windows?
  3. Ease of operation. Do they lift, swing or slide easily, or do you hesitate to open them when you want ventilation?
  4. Scraping and painting. Painted windows require regular maintenance. Otherwise they’ll rot and fall apart.
  5. Cleaning. Is this so difficult that you avoid doing it? Many new windows are designed to make cleaning a snap
  6. Can rot and jammed sashes be repaired?  Inspect your windows for decay. A pro might be able to repair rot, jammed sashes, and broken parts. See signs that water has penetrated around the frame?
  7. Do I need to update my home? Is it time to update my home’s exterior with windows, doors, or roofing?