Replacing the windows on your home will not only give your home an instant makeover, increase it’s curb appeal and value, there are also a few other great advantages as well. We’ve compiled them all for you right here in this blog article.
1.) Energy Efficient Windows provide better insulation.
You might be surprised at just how effective energy-efficient windows are at keeping the outdoor elements at bay and eliminating “hot” or “cold” spots in rooms. They form a barrier against cold weather so that your home stays warm in the winter, and they protect your interior from the blazing heat in the summer so your rooms stay cool and pleasant — even with little (or no) air conditioning.
2.) Energy Efficient Windows are better for the environment.
As the name implies, energy-efficient windows allow you to keep your home at a comfortable temperature without your air conditioner or heater needing to work as hard. The result is lower energy usage, meaning that your home requires less power that is generated by fossil-fuel sources like coal or natural gas-fired power plants. And that makes your home much more eco-friendly.
3.) Energy Efficient Windows lower costs
When you consume less energy heating and cooling your home, that translates into cost savings. But you may not be aware that many municipalities also offer you a significant tax credit for upgrading to energy-efficient windows in your home. Both of these facts represent good news for your household budget.
4.) Energy Efficient Windows silence noises
A fringe benefit of highly insulative, energy-efficient windows is their innate soundproofing ability. Because they perform so admirably in sealing out exterior conditions, ambient noise from sirens, railroads, and roadway traffic is reduced considerably. This is especially desirable in modern communities where homes are often built close to one another.
5.) Energy Efficient Windows reduce maintenance.
Because energy-efficient windows minimize energy transfer, the prevalence of condensation buildup is considerably reduced. This leads to a lower risk of mold and a more palatable environment for asthma sufferers. In addition, the UV-resistant coating practically eliminates water spots and dirt buildup on the outside — so you don’t have to waste time conducting spring cleaning maintenance on your windows!
As you can see, replacing your windows with Energy Efficient ones is not just an annoying repair, but also a really great investment.
If you are thinking of upgrading the windows in your home, please consider giving Northeast Home Improvement a call today at 1-570-586-0379, we would love to give you a free estimate and help you understand all of these great benefits and more.