Thinking of replacing your old windows? Whether you choose window replacement for aesthetic reasons or because your old windows are worn, broken, drafty or difficult to use, you’ll enjoy several benefits you might not have thought of.

Five Great Benefits of Window Replacement

1. Easier Use of Windows

One benefit of replacing your windows is that doing so can make it easier to use your windows. If you have older windows or your window has a hand crank that has become rusted, it can become hard to use. Replacing it with a newer window solves that problem. 

Replacing your window can also make it easier to use because you can select a window that works optimally with your physical capabilities. A sliding window and a swinging window are two choices you have for a window that might be easier for you to use. 

2. Improved Security

Another benefit of getting a window replacement is you can enjoy greater security. A newer, modern window can make your home far more secure than it was with an older window. An older window might have a shaky lock or weakened sashes. An intruder can easily get into your home if your window is compromised by either one of these things. Getting a newer model with a stronger lock improves the overall security of your home so you and your family can rest easy. 

3. Better Natural Light

Increased natural light is one more benefit of replacing your old window with a newer model. Replacing your window can help allow more natural light into your home, which also means that you won’t have to use as much electricity to light your home. 

You’ll enjoy energy savings due to a lower energy bill as well as better lighting. And here, too, there may be unexpected benefits: If your window allows more natural light into your home, it can even improve your mood and help you be more productive around the house. 

4. Easier Cleaning

You can also benefit from a window replacement in that older windows are often harder to clean. You can find window replacement models that make it easy to clean through an easy-clean mode. One example of this is swinging windows which are able to tilt inward. Regardless of which style you choose, newer windows are typically easier to clean, so getting a window replacement can save you time on window cleaning. 

5. Less Noise

A fifth benefit of getting your windows replaced is that new windows reduce the amount of outside noise that gets into your home. Especially if you happen to live in the city, keeping your home as quiet as possible is one major benefit of getting a window replacement. 

Older windows, even more so if they’re poorly insulated, may not keep out as much outside noise as you might like. Since new windows are likely to be properly insulated, you will probably find that window replacement makes it easier for you to enjoy the peace and quiet of your home.

Contact American Window & Door today to discuss your window replacement options and get a free estimate!