You probably haven’t thought much about window replacement since your kid hit a baseball through the living room window, right?
Believe it or not, evaluating the state of your windows and considering window replacement is something you should be thinking about every 15 to 20 years. Window replacement may seem like a daunting task but can come with many benefits, including reduced energy costs, increased comfort, and a fresh appearance. At J.D. Hostetter, we believe that Pella Windows® provide all the performance, beauty, and quality that you could ever ask for in a window.
If you’re still on the fence about replacing your windows, here are 10 reasons you should replace the old windows in your home with Pella windows!
1. Lower Energy Bills
Have you noticed your energy bills creeping up over the winter months? Or perhaps you feel a draft while sitting next to the window?
If this is the case, you are due for a window replacement. Pella windows come in many energy-efficient options designed to keep the heat in and cold out during the winter, and the cold in and heat out during the summer. New Pella windows will decrease the leakage of heat or air conditioning from your home, keeping your home at a consistent, comfortable temperature that will save on your energy bill year-round.
2. Make Cleaning Easier
Many older styles of windows require you to go both inside and outside to clean them. Pella offers several styles of windows, including Pella’s double-hung windows, that are not only attractive but include sashes that lean inside for easy access while you clean.
3. Add Curb Appeal
Would you want to buy a home with old, outdated windows? Neither do the majority of homebuyers! New windows help you to not only enjoy your home now, but also add perceived value for future buyers. Replacement windows can provide homeowners with as much as a 71-78 percent return on the project cost upon resale. Remember, your home is an investment, and investing the time and money into getting a window replacement now will pay off down the road.
4. Increase Peace and Quiet
Usually, if you want to hear the sound of children playing in the neighborhood, the birds chirping, or cars pulling out of the driveway, you open your windows. However, if you can hear all these sounds through your windows, it may be time to replace them.
Pella offers well-insulated windows with triple-pane glass so you can keep the neighborhood sounds outside and create a peaceful atmosphere inside.
5. Add Security
Keeping your family safe is likely high on your list of priorities, and replacing your windows can contribute to the safety of your home and family.
Old windows can be difficult to open and can become a liability in the case of an emergency that requires a quick escape. Not only are Pella windows easy to open and close, but they offer a greater level of security with Insynctive Technology. Pella offers factory-installed security sensors that integrate hidden technology into your windows and doors. These sensors link with a free app that allows you to self-monitor your windows, keeping your family safe when you are home, and keeping your home safe from intruders when you are away.
6. Eliminate Need for Storm Windows
The installation and removal of storm windows each year can be a difficult and tedious task. The energy-efficient window replacement options offered by Pella windows can eliminate the need for storm windows.
7. Create a Better View
Aging windows have the tendency to collect condensation easily, which results in wet, foggy windows and an obstructed view. Replacement windows result in clearer glass, which gives you and your family an enhanced view.
8. Protect Against UV Damage
Protection from ultraviolet rays as they enter through your window panes is not just essential for those in your family, but also your belongings. UV rays can damage the furnishings and belongings in your home by causing them to fade over time.
Pella offers SunDefense™ and NaturalSun Low-E Insulating Glass with Argon as options for your replacement windows. Depending on which option you choose to install, these windows can block 69-95 percent of the sun’s ultraviolet rays. Pella offers other features, like tinted insulating glass, to block rays from the sun and to keep your home cooler.
9. Choose From Beautiful Options
One of the more obvious perks of new windows is the increased beauty of your home. Pella offers several gorgeous window styles, including awning, single-hung and double-hung, bay, casement, sliding, specialty, and custom windows. With so many shapes and styles, Pella windows are sure to perfectly complement your home.
10. Take Advantage of the Off-Season
Most people wait until the spring to have their windows replaced. Taking advantage of the slower months in the fall and winter can result in a decrease in wait time for your window replacement to be completed.
Rest Assured with Your Pella-Certified Contractor
So, what are you waiting for? Getting a window replacement can save you on your energy bill, protect your family from intruders and harmful UV rays, increase the amount of comfort you experience in your home, add curb appeal, and make your home more beautiful than it already is.
At J.D. Hostetter, we believe in Pella Windows because they work. Choosing J.D. Hostetter to install your Pella windows ensures that you will get the job done right. As a Pella-Certified Contractor, we are trained, certified, and committed to following all of Pella’s guidelines so you can be confident in and content with your window replacement!
Request a FREE Window Estimate to have us get started on improving your home today.