Over time, a house’s doors and windows may need to be repaired, replaced, or updated. In some instances, this may be due to weather damage, while in others, it may be to create a more energy-efficient home environment. Whether they’re planning to sell their home or remain there for decades, many individuals choose to replace their doors and windows for aesthetic purposes. In addition to creating more curb appeal and providing other benefits, a home’s market value can potentially be increased with these and other upgrades.
Older homes in particular can be drafty. When windows are older than 15 years, for example, they may be one of the primary sources of these drafts. Unfortunately, these drafts can increase both energy usage and waste. During the colder as well as warmer months, 25% to 30% of a home’s heating and cooling energy can be lost through older windows. When cracks, holes, and other drafty areas are insulated and repaired, this can make a difference in a home’s overall e
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