Why Cold Weather is One of the Wisest Seasons to Replace Windows in Owensboro
With warm temperatures in the past, you might be concerned it’s too late to get new windows. You have to have that done when it’s warm and sunny, right? Not quite!
Our experienced installers do their work with exclusive Pella® installation methods, which let us to install new windows in most weather conditions, such as winter. Here’s how the method works and how to prepare for your replacement windows.
Don’t Delay Until Spring to Add Your Replacement Windows
When you need to install new windows, it’s essential to replace them as soon as possible, even if that takes place during chilly temperatures. That’s since windows are responsible for the largest heat loss and gain in your house, according to the U.S. Department of Energy.
As windows wear out, they grow less efficient and can lose up to 30% of your home’s heating and cooling. This can badly affect your comfort. And, not to mention, your gas and electrical costs, which is near $2,060 annually for the average house, according to ENERGY STAR®.
By installing energy-efficient windows in the winter, you’ll be able to reap the pluses several months sooner. This includes getting rid of chilly drafts and increased control over indoor temperatures. You might even have a reduction in your heating and cooling expenses, especially if you select ENERGY STAR-certified windows.
Annual Savings from ENERGY STAR Windows
Here’s an estimate of the yearly savings you may experience when installing ENERGY STAR replacement windows*:
- Replacing single-pane windows: $101–$583
- Replacing double-pane windows: $27–197
It’s important to know these numbers change based on the area where you live, your utility rates and your home’s unique characteristics. With quality windows lasting for a few decades or greater, these savings can really add up over their lifetime.
Perks of Replacing Your Windows During Wintertime
A lot of homeowners think they should have their windows replaced during milder months. But winter is one of the smartest times to replace your windows since it’s the off-season.
Because installers aren’t as active, you’ll have a better choice of appointment times. Not to mention, your custom windows could be even more reasonably priced because of special offers and other incentives.
What to Expect on Installation Day
Our installers take special precautions to keep your home comfy during installation day, which we typically complete up in a day or faster.
Some of these might involve:
- Replacing one window at a time to prevent large temperature variations
- Putting up plastic sheeting in larger areas to prevent cold drafts
- Keeping doors secured whenever possible
When you work with a knowledgeable window replacement company like Pella of Owensboro, you’ll benefit from our proprietary installation procedures. We proudly deliver a no-mess, no-guess installation day that can occur in just about any type of temperatures. Our installation team will be respectful of your home, keep their work area clean and will even take away your old windows once they’re done.
When you’re ready to get started with your replacement window project, our skilled team at Pella of Owensboro is here to help. Reach us at 270-684-3028 now!
*Ranges are based on the average savings among homes in modeled cities. Actual savings will vary based on local climate conditions, utility rates and individual home characteristics.