Have you thought about replacing your windows with ones that are more stylish and energy-efficient? Not only will both the interior and exterior of your home be improved, but you will save energy and money as well! With the temperatures dropping, getting energy-efficient windows are a good idea to ensure your comfort during the winter. Read on to learn more about how replacement windows can benefit your home.
Maintain Constant Indoor Temperatures
Windows that are not energy-efficient tend to allow drafts into the home. A drafty home is uncomfortable and uneconomical. Windows that are well-insulated keep the cold air outside and trap the warm air inside. If your windows are old or only have a single pane of glass, you might want to consider updating to energy-efficient replacement windows to keep the temperature inside your home regulated.
Ensure Your Family’s Comfort
Older windows tend to be coldest right around the immediate vicinity of the window glass. If you enjoy sitting on your windowsill in the morning with a cup of coffee, or if you have furniture arranged close to your windows, you may want to consider replacement windows to make sure that those comfortable areas aren’t drafty and freezing. With replacement windows, you can ensure that every part of your home is comfortable without having to pay to turn up the heat.
Lower Your Expenses
Of course, energy-efficient windows help to reduce your monthly utility bill. You can also prolong the life of your furnace by not making it have to work so hard. But did you know that in addition to saving energy, energy-efficient replacement windows can also preserve the life of your furniture? Many energy-efficient replacement windows come with a pane of glass that is UV resistant. This protection reflects harmful UV rays that fade furniture. If you spend a lot of time look out of your windows, UV protection can also be beneficial to your body as well. Prolonged exposure to UV rays can cause eye damage and Melanoma, a type of skin cancer. Preserve your home and preserve yourself by investing in energy-efficient replacement windows!
Fisher Lumber and Hardware
Since 1894, Fisher Lumber and Hardware has been serving homeowners and professional contractors in the Maryland, Washington D.C., and Northern Virginia areas with top quality lumber, building materials, tools, and accessories. Operating under the same ownership since 1947, our business has been built on our reputation with our customers. Get in touch with us today by calling 301-424-6500 or by visiting our website. Stay in touch via Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, and Google+ too!