How New Windows Can Restore Your Old Home’s Beauty

Older homes have character and bring a sense of unique style and history to any neighborhood. Whether your old home is a Craftsman-style, Victorian, or something else, adding replacement windows for the home can add value and comfort. Here, consider how new windows can help restore your old home’s beauty.

#1: Added comfort.
Old homes can be drafty, which means that warm air can get outside in the winter and your cool air-conditioned air could leak out during the summer. If you stand near your windows, do you feel drafts of air?  High-quality, energy efficient windows from top quality brands like Simonton Windows and Doors or Milgard, will keep those drafts away. Windows are created nowadays with energy savings in mind, and that means that you will keep temperatures evenly distributed within your home and noise will even be reduced. The result: a peaceful, more comfortable home.

#2: Added beauty.
Older homes often have windows that look old and out of date. For instance, windows were very common several decades ago, but over time, they can start getting discolored or run down. Replacement windows in wood, fiberglass or vinyl, will allow you to choose styles that are modern, traditional, or sophisticated, giving you the opportunity to help create the look that you’ve always wanted for your older home. In addition, new windows instantly add value and curb appeal to your home. That means your investment can reap good returns when you go to sell the home later down the road.

#3: Added functionality.
As you live in your home, you learn about the overall functionality of the home. Maybe there are windows in the home that are not as functional as they could be. For example, maybe a big picture window could be better as a moving glass wall. We can help with that! Based off how you want the room to function, we can help provide solutions that can bolster the overall functionality.

New windows are not just an investment for your home, but they are key to how you will enjoy the space for years to come. If you’re ready to get your new window installation project started, 2019 is the right time to do it! We’re currently offering a great special on windows, with 35% off 7 or more windows! That means you’ll save big money! Contact us today for information on getting your home renovation project started!

Is Your Home Exterior Making A Good First Impression?

Your home is arguably one of the largest investments you will ever make, and it reflects who you are and what your unique personality is. Your home is your oasis, both inside and outside, but what first impression does it make for people visiting or passing by? When was the last time you have taken a good look at your home’s exterior? If it’s been a while and your home exterior needs a little love to help restore its original beauty, our team at Lifetime Windows and Doors can help. Summer is a great time to work on the exterior of your home because the weather is warm and dry here in the Pacific Northwest. Here are some great ways your home’s exterior can make a good first impression.

#1: New doors.
Your doors welcome and invite guests, friends, and family to your home, so they should look great. Your front door should especially make a great first impression. We have hundreds of different door options and can work on customizing them with different glass or window options. We carry doors from many different brands, including Therma Tru, Buffelen, Simonton, Masonite, Milgard, Codel Entry Systems, and Simpson!

#2: Updated siding.
Replacement siding is one of the top ways you can enhance curb appeal and make it look like new. We have significant experience in replacing exterior siding and we’re proud to carry outstanding products from James Hardie Siding. New siding is energy efficient and can help with heating and cooling bills over time because of its great insulating capability. New siding also adds great value to your home when it comes time to put it on the market.

#3: Window replacements.
Cracked windows or those that leak or are old and inefficient simply are not doing the job that they’re intended to do. Window replacements add instant value to your home and will also add beauty at the same time.  We are proud to carry a variety of window styles and brands that will fit well into your specific home’s style. We know that you have a budget, too, so we will work with you on that.  Our new window options are Energy Star certified and come with great ratings, so you know you’re getting the best product for your money.

We are also offering some specials that will save you significantly on your purchase Visit our specials page to see what our current specials are! We are proud to serve Portland, Oregon and the surrounding areas, as well as Central Oregon and Southwest Washington.  Our professional team can help you get your home ready for to face the rest of the summer months and well into the fall and winter. Contact us today for more details!