Although we’re most commonly known as a market leader for emergency glazing, Emergency Glazier of London also provides planned installation of residential glazing.

article-0-054CE48300000514-526_634x363We recommend that people cast a critical eye over their windows every few years, to check for damage. If your windows are ten years old or more, it’s worth considering window replacement soon.

Here are the top six benefits to replacing the windows in your home.

  1. Save Money

Window replacement requires an initial investment, but it will save you money in the long run thanks to better energy efficiency in your home. Upgraded windows do a better job of keeping your home cool in the summer months, and warm in the winter months – so you will save money on your heating and air-conditioning bills.

SL-jeff-16030_2854300b2. Safety

Burglars looking to break into a home will often check the windows for cracks and other damage that will make it easier for them to enter the home. Replacing the windows in your home ensures a better level of security that will deter potential burglars – giving you greater peace of mind.

3. Peace and Quiet

Does it seem especially noisy in your home because you can hear all the traffic and noise from the street? Newer window technology will reduce the amount of noise you can hear from inside your house. So investing in window replacement gives you newfound peace and quiet.

4. Prevent Fading

solar_window_filmSunlight entering through old windows can lead to fading in furniture, artwork, and shelves of books. Any kind of coloured fabric or papers could suffer from sun damage, so upgrading your windows will protect these items from losing their true colour. Therefore installing new windows will help to extend the life of your household items.

5. Easy to Use

Many old windows are a struggle to open, whether the window is opened with a lever, hinge, or lifted straight up. Old windows often require brute force to open, they can be stuck in place, or refuse to open altogether. Not only are tough windows a pain for everyone in the house, they pose a serious threat if there is ever a fire.

Replacing your windows means you don’t have to worry about safety in a fire, and you can enjoy a soft breeze blowing through your home during the warm summer months, without battling your windows!

6. Beauty

Old windows often look drab from years of wear, but your home is something to take pride in, and you want it to look as beautiful as possible. Window replacement can enhance the look of your home. Choose new windows to match the style and architecture of your home, and improve its overall appearance.

Windows may not be something you think about often, but they play an important role in light, temperature control and the aesthetics of your home, making them a worthwhile investment.

To find out more, contact Emergency Glazier of London.