Just before the Spring many homeowners start to think about what home improvement projects they should start to keep their homes in the best condition and what improvements will add value to their properties.
Replacing your existing windows will add considerable value to your home and help keep your home in good condition.
Traditional period properties should have windows that complement the house and have like for like replacements. Adding PVCu windows will not add value to this type of property in fact they could actually devalue the house. Period properties that are in conservation areas or that are listed have to adhere to certain legislation. You will need to apply for planning permission to make any changes to your property or windows.
PVCu windows do well in modern houses and are one of the main features potential buyers expect to see. PVCu windows are available in a variety of styles such as; casement, sash, tilt & turn and Georgian bar, and all offer energy efficiency and high security.
Replacing your old single glazed or poorly fitted double glazed windows can safe you up to £460 a year on your energy bills! New double glazed windows will maintain a healthy energy balance throughout the year giving us a constant and pleasant home environment.
Helps When You Want To Sell
As mentioned earlier new windows and doors are on every ones check list when they view a property, don’t let a buyer dismissive viewing your home by having old windows and doors. Reports show; that most home owners get back the same amount of money they spend on new windows when they come to sell, so really it’s a win win situation.
Reduces Noise & Pollution
A noticeable difference after new double glazed windows are fitted is the reduction in noise and pollution. The gas filled window panes and tighter sealants keep noise and pollution to the minimum.
Improved Security and Safety
New double glazed windows have state of the art locking systems which provide your home with additional high security; you may also find your home insurance policy is reduced by having new secure windows. The new frames and upgraded glass panels are also safer and less dangerous than the older versions which can crack, shatter and rot.
New Look For Your Home
One final reason you should upgrade to new replacement windows is the aesthetic benefit to your home. Nothing quite changes the appearance of your home more than new double glazed windows and with local double glazing companies offering great deals on new PVCu windows, now is a great time to update your windows!