Replacing Windows in the Winter – Gilkey Windows in Lexington, KY
Replacing windows in the winter is one of the best times to schedule a window replacement. Most homeowners consider putting off window replacement until the spring, but the truth is, you really don’t have to. It makes just as much sense to replace your window in the winter as it does in the spring or summer, and here’s why:
The Benefits of Replacing Windows in the Winter
One of the biggest reasons why window replacement is often easier in the winter is because your window replacement contractor is less busy and you can schedule an appointment faster. If you want to save time and money, winter is a great time to schedule a window replacement. The second reason replacing windows in the winter makes sense, is because, you will notice the energy savings right away. Your home will be warmer and you won’t have to keep the thermostat as high because your new window don’t let the warm air out or allow the colder air in.
The Main Reasons Homeowners Replace Windows In Winter
Many of these reasons apply to all year, but if you are experiencing these problems, they may be more noticeable in the winter. Here’s the list of reasons people replace their windows:
- Feeling a cold draft at the windows
- Condensation in double pane windows
- Faulty windows
- Windows that are hard to open and close
- Need better insulation as a sound barrier
- Windows leak during bad weather
Leaking windows allow your heat and warm air to escape. They also allow colder air into your home, which causes your heater to run more often and use more energy. This is a common problem we see during the wintertime. As the cold air collects on the windows, double pane windows often show condensation this time of year too. If you notice any of these conditions in your home, winter is the perfect time to have your windows replaced. You can enjoy a more comfortable home with better energy efficiency just by updating your windows. You also will update the look of your home with newer windows.
What Are You Waiting For?
Winter is a great time to replace your windows. Using the necessary precautions, window replacement is performed as easily in winter as spring or summer. Now is a great time to call your window replacement experts at Gilkey Windows and Exterior Solutions. Don’t wait for the spring to save on energy costs and heating bills. Call today for an estimate on replacing windows in winter and see for yourself what new windows will do for you and the look and feel of your home.