Should I Replace All My Windows at One Time?
The short answer is no.
Capital Construction can fix them one by one or even just the worst of the bunch, however, it is important to know the reasons why it might make sense to do all of them at once.
Labor and Material Costs Rise
Year over year, labor and material costs are known to rise. When you pay for multiple rounds of window repair or replacement, you subject yourself to higher prices due to these increases in cost.
Window Models Change
Have you ever bought a new car or phone and seen the model or features change in future releases?
The same thing can happen with windows. If you decide to replace only some of your windows and then wait a few years to do the rest of them, you might not get the same windows again.
This could create differences in the look of your house, which might bother you, or it might not. Either way, it is something important to consider if you are thinking of doing your windows in phases.
Windows from the past simply do not stack up to those being installed today.
If your windows are many years old, they will simply not perform to the level of new ones. A performance factor that might be lacking with old windows is energy efficiency. Installing new windows at once will help you save in the long run from extra money spent on heating and cooling due to drafty windows.
The US Department of Energy states that heat gain and loss account for 25%-30% of residential heating and cooling energy use.
Future Home Value
If you are looking to sell your home down the line, this is important! Completing all windows at once will get you more money on the sale of your home, opposed to one here and one there.
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