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Should You Replace Your Windows?

Should You Replace Your Windows?
By johncal Feb 18, 2019

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When is it time for Bellevue, WA window replacement? It depends. At some point, your windows will absolutely need to be replaced. Otherwise, you’ll end up paying way too much for your electricity bill.  

 

Sometimes, it’s very clear when you should replace your windows. For instance, if the glass is broken. A temporary fix like putting paper or a board over the hole won’t work for long. It’s also obvious that your windows need work if you can feel a draft.  

 

You can check for drafts by lighting a candle and holding it near the window. Move it around the edges and the corners. If the light blows out or starts flickering, you have a problem. Fortunately, it’s a simple one to fix.  

 

It’s a good idea to hire a professional window company to take care of the replacement. You can also hire a professional to come out and give you their opinion if a replacement is even necessary. You might be able to get away with a less involved option.  

 

However, it’s rarely worth it to repair a window. The cost is usually comparable to just replacing it.  

 

Many homeowners rarely think about their windows. They’re a standard part of your home. Yet, they’re very important. If you’re not happy with your windows, you won’t be happy with your home’s overall appeal.  

 

If you can’t afford to replace your windows just yet, you can try dressing them up while you save money. A beautiful set of curtains can distract from almost any window flaw.  

 

There are also temporary fixes for a drafty window.  

 

You might want to replace your windows because you’re not a fan of how the current ones look. This is actually very common. Many people choose to make their windows larger, especially those in their bedroom and living room. Floor-to-ceiling windows can make a home look incredible. It’s an absolute splurge.  

 

Less often, people want to change the shape of their windows. Or they want to remove a window. Bathroom windows can be controversial. Some people can’t stand them. Others require heavily frosted glass.  

 

Whatever you decide to do with your windows, you should keep your eye on your home’s overall design. Everything should be cohesive. It should flow. In some cases, the window may become the main design feature in the room. If there a fantastic view from your living room? It’s a good idea to highlight it.  

Your windows don’t need to be upgraded very often if you choose a high-quality to option to begin with. Of course, you may be living in an older home. Older windows are less efficient than those created today. They were also thinner. Some were made with a single pane of glass.  

 

When you need Bellevue, WA window replacementyou should see an expert. That’s where Everlast Window and Door comes in. We can help you achieve your goals. Please visit our showroom, conveniently located at 3829B S Edmunds St, Seattle, WA, 98118. Our team can also be reached at (206) 722-3303.  

 



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