Replacement windows in Temecula, CA are something that every home is going to need at some point or another. If you’re like most homeowners, you probably haven’t replaced the windows on your home before. You may not even know how to tell when things need to be replaced. Here are some signs to tell you that you might need new windows.
Your Energy Bills Are Huge
When you have high energy bills and they keep going higher and higher, you know there’s something wrong. Could it be that energy prices are rising? Well, sure they are, but they aren’t rising as fast as your bills. And if that’s the case, you need to do something about it. Check to see how much air is leaking through your windows. If there’s plenty, that could very well be the cause of your energy bills rising that fast. When you get new windows, things are sealed up and you don’t have to worry about the energy bills being unaffordable any longer. Instead, they are going to lower and stay nice and low for a very long time. You can use the money you save to pay yourself back for the windows. Or you can use it for another improvement project or anything else you want to make the window replacement worth it.
You Have No Emergency Exits
It’s important to be able to get out of your home in the event of an emergency. If you know your windows are painted shut or just so warped that they will no longer open, that’s a hazard to your family. What if a fire breaks out and you can’t get out the doors? That’s dangerous. You want your family to be safe in every instance and if you know the emergency exits in your old windows are no longer usable, you need to get them replaced. Test the windows and see for yourself. Do they open with ease? Do they open at all, even with hard work and effort? If not, you should do something about it in case there’s ever an emergency and your family was to need that exit as an alternative.
Your Home Is Uncomfortable
Your home is where you should be the most comfortable, not the least. If you need to have that comfort and you currently don’t, it might be because the windows are leaking air and messing with the temperature you want in the room. When you get replacement windows, the temperature will even out nicely. Your HVAC won’t have to work as hard to keep the temperature where you want it. And you will pay less on your bills at the same time. It’s really a good situation overall once the new windows go in.
If you have seen some of these signs, or many others that can pop up, and you’re pretty sure you need replacement windows in Temecula, CA, the professionals at Andy’s Glass & Window Company are here to help. We can come to your home and check things out to ensure that you are correct before you get started.