The colder months have arrived, which means you’ll be cranking up the heat soon enough. Unfortunately, this is often associated with an increase in energy costs once the winter kicks in. To avoid relying too much on your home comfort unit for warmth, consider replacing your old windows.
Faulty windows are mostly to blame for drafts. While simple repairs can sometimes solve the issue, in other cases the only solution is to replace the windows completely, especially if they are nearing the end of their lifespan and are showing signs of extensive damage. In this blog, local windows replacement contractor Renewal by Andersen® of Cape Cod takes a look at the four reasons why window drafts occur.
Old windows can be hard to open and close. This is usually due to tracks that have warped and bent over time. When this happens, the only recourse is to replace the window. Metal tracks are the most prone to this problem, but wood and vinyl are not invulnerable either.