Your windows are a huge part of your home and having quality windows makes all the difference. They not only give you a nice view of the outside, but they add significant value to your home. If the new year has you thinking about what home improvement projects you need to make and you’re not sure if you should replace your windows, we’ve outlined some important reasons why you should consider window replacement this year.
Reason #1: You’ll save money on your energy bill.
Upgrading your home with new, energy efficient windows will help insulate your home from the cold weather during the winter and will help keep it cool in the summer. Because inside air isn’t leaking out and outside air isn’t leaking in, you’ll be able to instantly cut down on your energy bills. But before you decide to make the leap to replace your windows entirely, be sure that your home is insulated as well as possible in other areas. Check to make sure your attic and walls have proper insulation and make sure that your doorways don’t have any major gaps that could cause air to leak in or out.
Reason #2: You’ll be more comfortable.
Heat transferring in during the summer and cold air getting in during the winter means that your home could be uncomfortable and temperatures could be uneven throughout the house. New windows will help keep your home at an even temperature from room to room.
Reason #3: New windows will reduce noise.
You’ll see a dramatic decrease in noise with new windows! If you live in a noisy area, the windows can significantly reduce the amount of street noise you hear every day. Even if you don’t live on a busy street, airport, or train track, you’ll notice that your home is quieter and more peaceful because the sound reduction that happens with new windows.
We’re proud to carry a variety of styles and brands that will fit your home’s style and most importantly, your budget. We offer many window options that are rated high with Energy Star labels and are happy to answer any questions you have about energy efficiency or other important differences between the various windows on the market today. In addition, there are rebates and incentives for eligible energy-efficient windows, so you can save money at the same time!
We are happy to serve Portland, Oregon and the surrounding areas, as well as Central Oregon and Bend! Soon, we’ll be opening our third location in Vancouver, Washington! Our professional team can help you get your home ready for to face the rest of the winter months. Contact us today if you need expert advice on window replacement in Portland, OR and don’t wait any longer to get your windows updated. 2017 is the year to start enjoying the benefits of new windows!