Are you considering new windows for your home? We understand that the investment may seem daunting, but hear us out: Upgrading your windows can provide so many benefits and prove to be worth every penny.
Let’s delve into three primary reasons why investing in new windows is a wise decision for any homeowner.
#1 — Energy Efficiency
Old windows can become drafty or allow cold air to enter your home, which might lead to a change in your family’s comfort level — as well as your energy bills.
“Energy efficient windows are an important consideration for both new and existing homes,” according to the U.S. Department of Energy. “Heat gain and heat loss through windows are responsible for 25%–30% of residential heating and cooling energy use.”
Thankfully, new windows are designed with improved materials and technologies that protect your home against air leaks, drafts, and other issues affecting your home’s energy efficiency.
When the windows in your home are energy-efficient, your heating and cooling systems won’t have to work as hard to maintain a comfortable temperature — which means your energy bills will decrease overall.
#2 — Curb Appeal and Resale Value
When people come to see your home, they often notice the windows first.
If your windows are old and outdated, they could turn off potential buyers. New windows can make your home look more attractive and up-to-date. Thus, investing in new windows will increase the resale value of your home.
Specifically, the Cost vs. Value Report for 2021 shows that homeowners who upgraded to wood windows saw a 67.4% increase in resale value. Upgrade to vinyl windows and see an even bigger boost at 68.6%.
This means that a relatively low-cost renovation can result in a significant return on investment when it comes time to sell your home, particularly when it comes to vinyl and other composite materials.
#3 — Noise Reduction
If your home is located on a busy street or near noisy neighbors, old windows might permit more sound than you initially realize. And with time, the soundproofing ability of your windows will continue to degrade.
Thankfully, all it takes to dampen the noise is an investment in double-glazed windows.
“The STC rating of typical sealed double glazing increases as the air space increases,” the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) reports. “For each doubling of the air space, the STC increases by approximately 3. The STC also increases with increasing glass thickness.”
That all being said, what if we told you that you could find all of the above benefits… in one place?
Specifically, ArmorGuard Exteriors of North Florida offers replacement windows that…
- Are ENERGY STAR-rated for energy efficiency
- Feature enhanced security
- Include industry-leading noise-reducing technology
- Are impact-resistant
- And more!
So, are you ready to enhance your home with the revolutionary replacement windows it deserves?
If so, reach out to ArmorGuard Exteriors today by calling (904) 822-8450! We’re a family-owned and operated business that has been providing five-star service to homeowners for over 40 years.
We look forward to serving you!