How do you know when it’s time to replace your windows? If you answered ‘yes’ to any of these questions, it is time.
Are your windows letting in too much air during the winter and summer months?
Window design has improved significantly over the last 15 years. If your windows are leaking water or allowing the outside weather into your home, it is time to replace them. A new vinyl window with a LoE glass option will reduce heat loss or gain by up to 64%, which can reduce your utility costs*.
Do your windows leak water or gather condensation on the inside?
If your windows are still using single pane glass, you will benefit significantly from the increased energy efficiency of a double pane LoE glass window, which can reduce your utility bill. In addition, moisture from leaks and condensation can get on and inside your walls which is a leading cause of mold and mildew in homes.
Is it difficult or impossible to open, close or lock your windows?
When your windows become inoperable, it can become a serious fire or safety issue. That alone is reason enough to replace. Not to mention being unable enjoy a little fresh air on beautiful days.
Are your windows rotting, blistering or peeling?
Repairs and maintenance required by single pane, old aluminum windows can be costly. Legacy Vinyl Windows are made from materials that won’t fade, flake, blister, chalk or peel. They never need to be painted and are designed to withstand the elements.
Do your windows look outdated or unattractive?
Your home may be your biggest investment. Replacing old mismatched windows can vastly improve the look and value of your home. Whether you are selling or want to improve the quality of your home, new windows can transform the look of your home more than any other improvement.
Are your furniture, carpet or window treatments fading from sun exposure?
Legacy Vinyl Windows feature LoE3-366 glass which blocks 95% of the sun’s damaging ultraviolet rays (a leading cause of fading), so it will help your furniture, carpets, curtains and wall coverings stay beautiful for years to come.