Donna Boyle Schwartz notes 3 major benefits that you will enjoy by replacing the aging windows in your home. These benefits may seem subtle, but they add up to big differences in the long run. First, they cut down on maintenance costs, which will save you time. Second, they really help block out external noise. Finally, they up the price of your home, which will pay significant dividends if and when you decide to sell.
- Older windows often need a lot of attention. One reason is because their wood frames should be refinished every three to five years to ward off rot and mold.
- With double- or even triple-paned construction, windows are able to deliver a degree of thermal performance increasingly on par with that of exterior walls.
- Savvy homeowners know that window replacement—a major improvement project—typically calls for a correspondingly major investment of money.
“Weatherbeater windows from Sears Home Services stand out in particular because the cavities between their panes are filled with argon, a denser-than-air gas that insulates even further.”
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