TightSeal Exteriors was contacted by a homeowner for a window replacement in Waukesha, WI. The house had older windows that were showing wear and causing drafts, driving up energy bills. Take a look!
Our home remodeling team at TightSeal Exteriors & Baths completed this window replacement in Waukesha, WI. The old windows were very difficult to open. This is a common issue in older homes. Another common problem is how drafty the windows were. Drafty windows are concerning as it often implies the seal to the window is broken. This results in hot and cold air entering your home and high energy bills are often to follow.
Drafty windows also means condensation can easily get into your home, letting moisture inside your home. This needs to be addressed immediately as it can result in mold forming inside your windows and rotting out your window frames. In this case it’s crucial to reach out to your local home remodeling contractor or home remodeling window replacement company to see what options work best for you.
The homeowners also complained of the hot sunlight penetrating through the windows and increasing the temperature in the home and needed a window replacement. Often times this happens when the windows do not have an e-coating. The low-e coating on your windows protects your furniture, carpet and home from the sun- meaning your home furnishings will not fade or discolor. In addition, the low-e coating helps to maintain your home’s temperature by blocking out the sun’s harsh and hot rays.
Our home remodeling team at TightSeal completed this window replacement in Waukesha to fix these issues.
The old windows showed obvious signs of deterioration. The old windows were cracking and the broken seal was letting in air from the outside. In this case it’s best to contact your local window replacement company or home remodeling company to thoroughly inspect the window for structural damage. Your window contractor will inspect the window for rot or water damage.
If your window contractor or window replacement company finds that your window frames are rotted, it will be best to opt for a full frame window replacement.
It is important to ask your home remodeling company about the difference between a pocket and full frame window replacement and see what is best for you and your life. A full frame window replacement addresses the root of the problem by replacing the entire window and frame. By doing this, your home remodeling contractor is completely removing all the damaged window frame and replacing it with new material.
Most homeowners who plan on living in their home for an extended period of time choose to go this route. Homeowners who want a quick solution to prepare their home for sale often chose a pocket window replacement. Ask your home remodeling company what solution is best for you, and weigh the pros and cons before making a decision that makes sense for you.
The new windows are beautiful and come with a lifetime transferrable warranty. Most importantly the full frame window replacement will eliminate drafts from entering the home. The homeowners will not have to worry about hot or cold air from entering their home and paying excessive energy bills.
The old window frames that were structurally damaged have been completed replaced with brand new window frames. The homeowners do not have to worry condensation, drafts or black mold in their home.
In addition, the windows are easy to open and glide effortlessly. The low-e coating on the windows also protect the home and furnishings from the sun’s harsh rays. In addition, the low-e coating in the window replacement will help regulate the home’s temperature by blocking the sun’s rays.
Are you suffering from old windows in your home? Call your local home remodeling company, TightSeal Exteriors & Baths. We are your team for window replacement in Waukesha. Our windows are made in America and come with a lifetime transferrable warranty…contact us today!
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