Why You Need High Performance Windows

Your energy bill has skyrocketed. Your home is drafty. Your unfinished concrete basement feels like an icebox. No matter what repairs you make, it seems that you just can’t get ahead when it comes to efficient windows. Why?

The answer is because you thought repairing was the answer when, in fact, your windows are probably due for a window replacement. Installing windows can be a daunting task, but here’s the first three steps you should take when looking to upgrade your home windows.

Step One: Consider Why Your Windows Need Replacement

It can be easy to believe that windows last forever. They’re just glass, right? People live in hundred-year-old Victorian homes and the windows are just fine—or, they just appear that way. High performance, quality windows that receive regular, proper maintenance only last for around 20 years at minimum, so if your home was built around 1995 or earlier, the life of your windows is cause for concern.

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