Have questions about replacing old windows? Replacing inefficient or damaged old windows saves you money in the long run. Professional home window replacement is one of the easiest ways to save on energy and cooling costs and protect your home. During dangerous storms, a broken window might shatter under pressure. Windows remain the number one way criminals break into residential homes. Investing in modern windows gives you and your family the comfort and security they deserve.
Do I Need to Replace My Old Windows?
Before deciding whether to replace your old windows, it’s essential to assess the condition of your current windows. Are they single- or double-paned? And are they in decent enough shape to be repaired or renovated instead? To be honest, if you have windows more than a decade old, home window replacement is the best option for both safety and energy efficiency. Do your windows need replacement?
- Window does not open or close
- Drafty windows
- Broken panes
- Condensation and moisture
- Harmful UV sunlight
- Window does not lock
- Weak frame
- Rot and damage
- Outdated and ugly
- Poor energy efficiency
- Stuck window is fire hazard
Replacing your windows has proven to be an excellent investment for any homeowner. Besides adding to your overall curb appeal, new windows save you considerably on cooling and heating costs and protect your home.
Assess Your Old Windows
Before you start the window replacement process, take an inventory of the windows you want to replace. Write down details like the type of window, opening direction, size and material. Make sure to measure each window accurately for both width and height. Account for existing trim so ordered replacements fit perfectly without leaving gaps.
Calculate the Cost of Professional Window Repair
To get windows properly fitted and installed, include labour costs in your budget. Installation costs can be 30-50% of the total cost, so make sure you factor in skilled labour when you speak with your window replacement company. Window replacement installation can be difficult. Many homeowners benefit from hiring professionals to replace old windows. Enjoy energy-efficient windows for decades to come.
Another benefit of professional installation? Professional window installers have extensive knowledge of installing a window properly. They’ll also be able to advise on whether or not your old window frames can be reused and what type of replacement windows best suit your needs. Additionally, they’ll have access to the necessary installation tools and materials.
Choose from a Wide Selection of Energy Star Products
Take advantage of top-of-the-line door and window systems. Find high-quality products in every colour and style you can imagine. No matter your home style, find the perfect energy-efficient window for your home:
- Casement windows
- Steel entry doors
- Fibreglass doors
- Glazed casement windows
- Vinyl windows
- Stained and bevelled glass
- Garden doors
- Patio doors
- Retractable Window screens
Additionally, many homeowners have been able to take advantage of the Canada Greener Homes Grant, saving up to $5,000 for their window replacements.
Contact Us Today for Your Consultation
Are you ready to install new windows? Since 1990 Comfort Windows & Doors has served Canadian homeowners in the GTA, including the City of Toronto and the Durham Region. We pride ourselves on high-quality replacement window and door systems. We have a wide collection of modern durable, energy-efficient windows and doors. Call us today. Our friendly staff would be happy to answer all of your questions.