When you buy a perishable food item, there’s an expiration date on the container. You know you can keep and safely eat that food up until that date. It’s a simple way for you to keep track of when things are good and when they’ve seen better days. Windows have labels on them too. However, they don’t come with specific expiration dates. That decision is going to be largely up to you. Do you need Rancho Santa Margarita, CA replacement windows? Are your old ones expired and due for replacement? Here are a few ways to tell.
One of the first things you’ll notice about old ‘expired’ windows is how much they cost you. They cost quite a bit on a regular basis! They’ll cost extra on those energy bills, for one. You might notice those prices rising every month. You know where the energy bills should be and you know your costs are rising faster than standard energy prices. There has to be a reason for that—and there is. Beyond monthly bills, old windows are going to cost you in random repairs as well. Not only do repair needs come up more often, but parts might be hard (or impossible) to find and they cost more when you do find them. And, of course, old windows need maintenance on a regular basis as well. If you don’t maintain them, things will only get worse. And the tools and materials that go into maintenance cost money as well.
If you haven’t noticed the energy bills and other costs adding up, you’ve likely noticed how drafty your home is. You’re either hot all of the time or chilled all of the time, depending on what the temperature is outside. It shouldn’t matter what it’s like outside—your home should be able to hold an even temperature. If it can’t, your windows are quickly on their way out. Perhaps they’ve already checked out of their duties and are well past their expiration. Drafty windows can sometimes be repaired, but eventually, all you can do is replace them if you really want to restore the comfort in your home.
When you are ready to talk about whether or not you have expired windows that are due for Rancho Santa Margarita, CA replacement windows, contact the experts at Mancino Door & Window, Inc. You might think that we will try to talk you into new windows, whether you need them or not, but that’s just not the case. We’re reputable, honest folks and we will tell you only what we would do if your home was our own. Give us a call for advice and for a free consultation at (949) 328-9910. We’re here to help you figure out what the expiration date should be on your old windows. You can also stop by and see some of the window options we carry to get started in the search at 27801 La Paz Rd #B, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677.