Have you noticed that the windows in your home appear to be in really bad shape? Maybe they’re not opening and closing like they used to, or maybe they don’t look as nice as they once did. Whatever the case, you can change the appearance of your windows by repairing them in some cases. Window repair can help bring your windows back to life. But you can also do it by installing replacement windows in Tacoma, WA, and this is often your best option. Here is why you should strongly consider replacing windows this spring rather than simply repairing them.
Makes your windows look like new (since they will be new!)
You can make the windows in your home look a little newer by performing some basic repair jobs on them. But generally speaking, there’s no way to make old windows look 100 percent new, unless you’re willing to spend a nice chunk of change refinishing them. It’s a much better idea to do Tacoma, WA window replacement instead and have new windows installed. It’s the only effective way to make windows look like brand new.
Prevents other problems with your windows from popping up in the near future
By doing window repair, you’ll be able to fix whatever is wrong with your windows at the moment. But it isn’t going to prevent other problems with your windows from popping up sometime soon. You might fix one part of your windows only to have another part break down in a few months. This will force you to do window repair again and drive the cost of it up. Before you know it, you’ll be spending a small fortune every year to repair windows.
Helps you make your home more energy efficient
No matter which repairs you do on your windows, they’re not going to make old windows more energy efficient. The only way to get more energy efficient windows in your home is to replace the ones you have now. You can bring your home’s energy costs back down to earth with new windows and make them more manageable. This isn’t a benefit that you’re going to get when you pay to have windows repaired.
Increases the value of your home
If someone were to walk through your home right now and make you an offer for it, they wouldn’t take any recent window repairs you’ve made into account. Those repairs will have next to no impact on the value of your home. But if someone saw that you installed replacement windows in your home, they would likely offer you more money for it. Even if you’re not thinking about selling your home anytime soon, you’ll love to see the value of it go up after new windows are installed. It’s yet another reason why window replacement is a better decision than window repair.
Considering having your windows repaired this spring? Marine View Windows & Doors can come take a look at them and let you know if window replacement would be a better option. We can also provide you with Tacoma, WA window installation if you choose to replace windows instead of repairing them. Reach out to us at (253) 331-7151 or take a trip down to 5005 Pacific Hwy E #17, Fife, WA 98424 to set up a window consultation.