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Should I Repair or Replace My Windows?

If your windows are broken and in need of fixing, you may be wondering whether to get them repaired- or switch to brand new. Both options offer a range of pros and cons, so you need to be sure you are making the right choice. Keep reading to find out which option is right for you and your home.

See how well they improve your living environment

Your windows should reduce noise pollution, improve your ventilation and keep your home as efficient as possible. If this is no longer the case, you need to consider whether upgrading your windows will be a better option in the long run. While it may have a greater cost now, it will improve your environment considerably for years to come. It will also help your home to run as smoothly as possible, all year round.

Visually inspect your windows

If there is rot on the wooden frames around your windows, it may be time to get them replaced. This is a clear sign of ageing and means your windows are much worse for wear. As a result, any new windows will do wonders for your home, as well as looking much more attractive. If your windows appear fine, you will be okay just getting the issue fixed, rather than replacing the whole window.

Check how the windows perform

Ideally, you should be able to open and close your windows with ease. If they stick, it can be caused by paint, heat expansion or a fault with the handle. If this is the case, you need to consider upgrading your windows to some that are more practical. If you see condensation between the panes of glass, you need to get them replaced, as the seal has failed and they are no longer working as they should.

Need your windows repaired or replaced in Maidstone, Medway or Swale?

We install new windows and repair broken ones across Snodland, Rochester, Maidstone, Canterbury, Margate, Dover, Folkstone, Dartford, Bexley, Bexleyheath, Gravesend, Kent and Tunbridge Wells. Do you need to do something with the windows in your home? If so, get in touch today! simply give us a call on 07702021628 / 08003164201. You can also fill out the contact form on our website and we'll get back to you as soon as possible. We hope to hear from you soon!