The Advantages Of Replacing Existing Windows, Doors and Conservatories
If you are considering selling your home then replacing your existing windows doors and even conservatory can add value to your home and make it more appealing to buyers.
Changing your windows and doors gives your home a complete and instant facelift and will also lower your heating bills. Today’s new window and doors will also help protect your home many have multi locking systems and some insurance companies will reward you for updating your security.
New windows will also offer some sound proofing this will be particularly noticeable if you live on a main road.
Modern uPVC windows are completely weatherproof and unlike wooden or metal frames they will not rot, twist, warp or rust. No need to treat the frames either uPVC window frames require very little maintenance unlike wood, they do not need to be sanded and painted just a simple wipe with warm soapy water keeps them in tip top condition. They therefore will not take up your leisure time or cost you additional money in years to come.
The choice of windows, doors and conservatories is ever growing. With the products now available in a choice of colours and styles you can soon make your home stand out from the others in the street. Wood grain frames are also popular choice for those wanting the look of wood without the additional cost of wooden frames and the maintenance they require.
Today’s products have come on even in the past 10 years being stronger, safer and providing better insulation than ever before. They also are more aesthetically pleasing than the ones installed years ago. New products like skylights, bi-folding doors and veranda conservatories all add a touch of style, individuality and a modern up to date look.
DIY conservatories can be bought at a fraction of the cost of those fitted by a double glazing company. So for those of you that have the skills to carry out the build work, you will make some considerably savings by doing this yourself. If your existing conservatory is looking tired and dated and you are not able to use it all year round, due to poor insulation and out of date tech knowledge, then think about the benefits of being able to use a new modern conservatory all year round.
When looking for a double glazing company, make sure you chose an established and knowledgeable company. Remember you get what you pay for, the cheapest service and products may not be the best solution in the long run as they will be an inferior product and not provide the same insulation. Therefore you may end up paying more for your energy bills and have problems if the insulation is poor.
Questions to ask a double glazing company:
- Do you offer warranties?
- Are they FENSA registered?
- Do they supply a contract?
- Can they offer finance?
- How long will the job take from ordering to completion?
- Do they carry out all the work or do they sublet parts of the build?
- Have they got a special offer running?
- Do they have a portfolio?
- Can you see an example of the frames and glass they use?