It isn't always easy to know when your home's windows need to be replaced. Here are some ways to tell if they are ready to be replaced:
Is your home more than 15 years old? With the evolution of building science, building materials are continually improving. Today's windows are more efficient than the windows that were originally installed in your home.
Are your windows operating correctly? Do they open and close smoothly? Do they lock properly? This can mean the windows are shifting, which affects the performance of the window.
Do you install storm windows? Upgrading to a newer windows will not only ensure your windows are helping conserve energy year round, you'll save the annual hassle of installing and removing storm windows.
Are your windows rotting or cracking? This is a clear sign of age, and affects the performance of your windows.