When to replace your windows
Is it time to replace your old windows?
Old windows can become a costly issue to the home owner and it is better to tackle this problem sooner rather than later. If your windows show any of the issues listed below then now is a good time to look into replacing your old windows.
Common problems caused by old windows are jamming, rotting panes, condensation, flaking, warping, broken locks/security and energy efficiency.
Condensation is a key sign that your current windows have a problem. Condensation is caused by humidity so when the home is air tight and the usual activities are going-on with the home like cooking, washing, and breathing the humid air hits the cold window panes and results in condensation.
Old window frames especially wooden/timber frames which haven’t been maintained over the years are prone to sticking and jamming as well as other issues like rotting and flaking.
Security issues is major problem with older windows, some older windows either do not have locking window locks or these have broken over time this is not surprising fact considering the use they undergo. Modern PVC double glazed windows come with new high security specification locking mechanisms, giving your home the upmost protection against unwanted visitors.
Energy efficiency this too will be an issue with older windows, ones that are single paned or ill fitted double glazed windows. These windows will be costing you money; new double glazed windows will help reduce your yearly fuel bills as much as £460 a year.
Benefits of new PVC Double Glazed Windows
If the time has come to replace your old windows you are going to want to know what the benefits for your home are going to be;
- Energy Efficiency – this has to be one of the main benefits to home owners. With the cost of living ever increasing home owners are striving to find long term ways to reduce their home running costs. By fitting BFRC energy efficient double glazed windows you will notice a considerable difference in your yearly fuel bills.
- Security – our double glazed PVC windows are fitted with shoot bolt locking latches which offers the best security. The window handles automatically lock when closed and can be double locked with a key.
- Maintenance Free – The long term benefits of having new double glazed PVC windows means that the maintenance for these new windows is very little, in fact just a wipe down with warm soapy water keeps the PVC frames in good order. The hinges should be oiled once to twice a year just to ensure the opening of the window runs in a smooth action.
Need a quote?
If you are considering replacing your old windows with new PVC double glazed windows then give Prior Products a call we have been installing new windows and doors in the Warwickshire and surrounding areas since 1988.
We offer a friendly and professional service delivering the highest standard of double glazing, which is all manufactured at our factory in Long Marston, Stratford upon Avon.
Our guarantee to you is a professional and excellent service from beginning to end, from quote to installation.