When to Invest in New Windows

Posted on: March 4th, 2016 by admin

When it comes time to purchase neNew Windows Longmontw windows, homeowners need to decide if they should take on the project all at once or spread it out over time. Listed below are several factors to consider when replacing your windows. After reaching a decision, it is critical to to hire a reputable installer to ensure the integrity of your investment. Colorado Glass Solutions in Longmont offers a wide variety of top quality windows and employs a highly-trained team experienced in all types of installation.


Top 5 Reasons for Window Replacement

  1. Leaking or accumulating condensation- If one window in your home is failing, it might be worth replacing all of the windows on that side of your house to save on installation charges and to retain a uniform appearance.
  2. Structurally compromised- If the sashes or frames of your windows are bowed or sagging, there is undoubtedly energy being lost through the damaged seal. Repairing the voids with caulk or spray foam are just temporary fixes and will not be as airtight as installing a new window.
  3. Poor energy efficiency- By replacing single-pane windows with more efficient designs, you can lower your heating bill by 10 to 25 percent, according to the U.S. Department of Energy!
  4. Worn or unattractive- The longevity of different frame materials varies: 15-20 years for aluminum, up to 30 years for wood and a little more for vinyl or fiberglass. If your windows are faded or outdated and past their life expectancy, then it’s time to replace them.
  5. Easier to operate and maintain- Reducing frustration caused by windows that are difficult to open or clean is another benefit of replacing old windows with more functional models.


Replacing five to eight windows at one time will save you money on labor because installation for that many windows takes a full day. Our professional installers work efficiently, strive to minimize disruption to your schedule and will leave their worksite immaculate. If you’re ready to invest in new windows, visit our showroom to see the features and quality of windows we offer at Colorado Glass Solutions!

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