Replacing your windows can be a great investment for your home. Not only does this project enhance curb appeal, but it also boosts your home’s energy efficiency and overall value. Despite this, misconceptions about it still exist, preventing some homeowners from achieving the benefits of having new windows installed. Read on as we debunk eight common myths surrounding window replacement.
1. “You should only replace broken windows.”
While broken windows certainly warrant a replacement, there are other reasons to consider updating your windows. Replacement windows can improve energy efficiency, keep your home comfortable, and lower your utility bills. Don’t wait for shattered glass to take advantage of these benefits!
2. “All replacement windows are created equal.”
Not all windows are the same; the materials and construction quality can vary significantly. Renewal by Andersen’s windows stand unrivaled as they blend superior craftsmanship, advanced energy efficiency, and custom design options to offer the ideal replacement window solution. Each window is carefully crafted using Fibrex® composite material for durability and High-Performance™ Low-E4® glass for optimal thermal insulation.
3. “Window replacement is too expensive.”
While the initial cost might seem steep, window replacement can lead to long-term cost savings through increased energy efficiency. Not only that, but it can also increase the resale value of your home, making it a worthwhile investment. We offer a range of Smart Pay Programs with 0% down.
4. “Replacement windows won’t match the style of my home.”
You may worry that new windows won’t suit your home’s existing style, but being a customer window replacement company, we offer a range of customizable options to ensure a seamless match. With design consultation services, you can be confident that your new windows will enhance your home’s appearance.
5. “Window replacement is a lengthy and invasive process.”
Skilled professionals can install replacement windows efficiently and with minimal disruption to your daily life. You’ll be enjoying the benefits of your new windows without the stress of a drawn-out installation process in no time.
6. “DIY window replacement is a better option.”
It can be tempting to tackle a window replacement project yourself, but the risks and potential issues often outweigh the benefits. Hiring a professional window contractor can ensure proper installation and save you from potential problems in the long run.
7. “Window warranties are not important.”
Understanding warranty coverage is an integral part of investing in new windows. A reputable window company will offer comprehensive warranties, giving you peace of mind as you’re protected should any issues arise. Our warranty is one of the best in the business: with 2 years on installation, 10 years on hardware, and 20 years on glass and Fibrex®.
8. “Energy-efficient windows are not worth the investment.”
On the contrary, energy-efficient replacement windows can lead to significant cost savings in the long run through reduced hydro bills. You’ll also be doing your part to help the environment by reducing your carbon footprint.
Now that you have separated fact from fiction, it’s time for you to consider the benefits of window replacement for your home. Give us a call today or fill out our contact form to arrange a free consultation with one of our Design Consultants. We offer window replacement services in the Greater Vancouver Area, the Fraser Valley, Victoria, Nanaimo, and Campbell River.