3 Factors to Think About Before Replacing Your Home’s Windows

By fiderioandsons Jun 14, 2021




A woman sips coffee and looks out the window.

Homeowners constantly evaluate what needs to be upgraded or improved in their homes. Sometimes you’ll need a fresh coat of paint on the exterior, other times you may need to consider replacing windows in the house. If it has been many years since you’ve replaced your windows, you could be missing out on energy-efficient properties that can save money on your energy bills. But before you replace your windows or add new ones, consider these factors so you can make the best investment possible.

Observe Where Light Enters

When replacing windows in your house, you might take the opportunity to add a window or two to increase the amount of natural light. The important thing to consider here is where the light will move through the home and where you want the window to be. This might not be as important if you’re adding front porch windows, but it’s a critical consideration if you’re adding bedroom windows. Windows on the east side of a wall can let too much light enter in the morning, which can make you or your kids wake up earlier than desired.

Match Your Windows To The Home’s Aesthetics

Aesthetics are a big part of replacing windows in your house as well. Things to consider in this regard are the architecture of the home, what the other windows look like, what the aesthetics of the particular room are, and more. The color of the frame should be a subtle contrast to the interior and exterior wall color. Windows should stand out due to their natural beauty and not be an eyesore.

Think About Energy Efficiency

If you have a sunroom with windows or a living area with multiple windows, energy efficiency should be a top priority. The summer months can be brutally hot depending on where you live, and your cool air from inside the home can escape through old windows easily. The same goes for the winter months when you want to keep warm air inside. Replacing your windows is a major investment, but the energy savings you can experience over many years can help offset the cost and keep you more comfortable in your home at the same time.

Fiderio & Sons can help you select the best windows for your home. We can provide you with a comprehensive consultation and present you with the best options for your home. And when you’ve found the perfect windows, we will replace them quickly and effectively for you. You’ll surely enjoy the new look of your home when you replace your windows, so contact us today to get started.

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