There are plenty of new, shiny homes in Dallas, but there are also older homes that have a certain charm and feel to them as well. Older homes have a lot of character, but they can also be a lot of work. When you look at your home improvement list, you might find Dallas, TX replacement windows nearing the top. Use these tips to help you make a decision as to whether or not the time is right for new windows.
Old Windows Are Charming, Buy Leaky
Old windows fit into the home and there’s nothing quite like them, but the fact of the matter is they can also leak air like crazy. If they’re old enough, they probably only have single pane glass, which does nothing to insulate your home. Air is freely moving not only through the frames, but also right through the glass. That’s not good when the chill hits in the winter or the hot Texas summer beats down on you. While old windows can still be lovely in appearance if they are well cared for over the years, they can leak air and waste energy like crazy.
Old Windows Can Look Run Down
There are also older windows that don’t look nice because they haven’t been cared for over the years. Or, even if they were well maintained, over time, eventually any older window is going to start to show its age. If your windows are starting to look their age, you’ll want replacement windows to replace the charm of the home to its original status. You’ll have to be careful what you choose so you don’t get something that looks out of character for the home. But there are enough options on the market that you can certainly find something that is both more energy efficiency and fits into the older style the home holds onto.
Get An Old Look With New Benefits
You don’t want to ruin the look of your home, but replacement windows might eventually be essential. And they come with a lot of benefits that can really upgrade your home as a whole. You’ll save on energy bills, for example, and your home will look fresh again, both inside and out. You’ll be able to place a higher price on the home if you sell it and you’re lessening your carbon footprint at the same time. You can get a look that fits in with your older home, but you’ll also get modern benefits to go along with it.
If you have an older home and you really don’t want to ruin it with the wrong Dallas, TX replacement windows, contact Foster Exteriors Window Company at (214) 319-8400 for help making your decisions. We’ll lay out all of the information for you during a free consultation and allow you to make informed choices based on what’s best for your home. Come see some window samples in person in our showroom at 1350 N Buckner Blvd #216 Dallas, TX 75218.