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Are your windows giving you the creeps?

Posted on: October 21st, 2013 by sjohnson97 { 4,573 Comments }

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Old WindowsHave you ever gotten the feeling that you have wandered on to the set of a Wes Craven movie as you are walking through your house?  You know, you’re just walking through your living room and suddenly pass through a “cold spot” that typically represents the presence of the spirit of a long lost child?  Before you waste too much time looking for the camera and the special effects crew, a more probably likelihood is that you have a weather stripping issue rather than an otherworldly visitation.  As such, you may want to look into having them replaced before your energy bill starts to resemble the script of the latest horror movie.

Importance of Home Window Maintenance…

If a home owner is experience this phenomenon as they walk through their own house, sans the scary effects of course, then the probable cause is a faulty window system, rather than an errant wandering ghost child.

Windows, particularly wooden ones that absorb moisture, are subject to warping as they age.  This warping process has the effect of tightening up some sections of the window while loosening others.  This allows for the egress of the air that they are paying to cool or heat, while providing an opening for cold outside air to get in.

As a home owner, you encouraged to examine the window, and if you notice a gap between the glass and the sill, then it might be time to replace your home’s windows.  Additionally, attention should be paid to the sashes and frames of the window that may have come loose as this is also a potential entry point for air to pierce the glass.

Home window maintenance is a key ingredient to lowering energy costs and maintaining the value of your home.  As they say, “the eyes are the window into the soul,” and in the window game, “your windows are the eyes into the condition of your energy efficiency.”

Call for Free Estimate…

Replacing your windows is one of the main ways to maintain the value of your home, and critical to keeping your wallet out in front of your energy bills.  When it’s time to make that big replacement, you need to call our expert team of quality installers at Advanced Window Products for a free no obligation estimate.  Now is the time to claim back your home’s energy efficiency with new windows from Advanced Window Products.

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