Should You Choose Similar Replacement Windows to Your Current Ones?

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You may not be particularly bothered about what your windows look like, but at the same time may recoil at the thought of having mismatched windows on the outside of your house. But what if only one of your windows need to be replaced?

Many people think that their replacement windows need to be the same as their old ones. This may be for aesthetic purposes, so they blend in with the rest of the property, or they may think that only one kind of window should be used in a home.

Can You Put Any Kind of Windows in Your Property?

The answer to this is yes and no. Technically, any type of window can fit inside a gap, so long as it has the right dimensions. However, you should consider the functionality of your choice before locking in a decision. Read more from this blog: http://bit.ly/2lVP1dh

Window Replacement: 4 Signs You Need to Start Looking for New Windows

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Windows offer more than a convenient way to enjoy a splendid view or watch over the kids as they play in the backyard while you’re cooking. They play an important role in making sure your HVAC systems are running efficiently, acting as a barrier for your home in San Jose.

Unfortunately, windows aren’t spared from everyday wear and tear. In time, you will eventually need to call a respected window replacement service, such as SGK Home Solutions Inc., to have your windows replaced. The key here is knowing when it’s time to replace your windows. With that in mind, here are a four simple warning signs you should be on the lookout for:

Heating Bills are Huge

According to research from Energy.gov, problematic windows can increase your energy bills anywhere from 10 percent to 25 percent—that’s a lot of money that could otherwise be used to go on a vacation or buy a brand new television. If you’re experiencing “bill shock” with your energy bills, you may want to consider windows replacement. Post originally appeared on SGKHomeSolutions.com blog page. http://bit.ly/2kyFRCC

 

 

Important Factors to Consider with Window Replacement for Your Home

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Over the years, your windows may have been put through some abuse. This is perfectly normal, but you can do something about it. Here are some tips you should consider when thinking about replacing your residential windows to help save time and a ton of stress.

Replace or Renovate?

Before you start spending a bunch of money on new windows, you need to see if you can salvage the existing ones. There are some signs you should look for, before having them replaced. If they are warped or broken severely, then you’ll want to replace them.

Energy costs are another factor. If your heating bills are outrageously high, your windows may be the culprit. Feel below the window seal to see if you can feel a draft. If you do, then you might need to have them replaced.

If your windows are still in a fairly good condition, they may just need some new paint or a new window frame. These renovations are not as costly as window replacement and don’t take a lot of time to complete. Read more from this blog: http://bit.ly/2iXeIGO