Hidden Benefits of Replacement Windows
Kansas City homeowners know replacement windows offer great energy savings. That’s usually the main reason people make the initial investment. Your utility bills account for the largest portion of your energy bills, so replacing your windows with new, energy efficient windows really helps to reduce those costs. Your windows will continue to repay you over the years throughout every season. Eventually, over the next ten to twenty years, they will have paid for themselves completely. So you know they are a good investment. But you may not have thought about the other benefits replacement windows offer.
Replacement Windows Add Curb Appeal
Let’s face it, brand new windows make your home look fantastic. It’s amazing how they can transform a tired, old home into a fresh, new updated home. From the street, it adds aesthetic value and a lot of curb appeal. Your neighbors will love the new look too. Plus, curb appeal adds value to your home will even help you sell it if you ever need to. That leads to our next benefit—resale value.
New Windows Increase Your Home’s Resale Value
You may be planning to stay in your current home in Kansas City for years, which is great for recouping the price of your replacement windows. But life has a funny way of throwing curve balls and sometimes we end up moving to a different city for a job or other opportunity. If you do have to sell your home, having vinyl replacement windows instead of old, outdated windows will add plenty of value and will help you get your asking price.
Vinyl Replacement Windows Mean Lower Maintenance
Older windows are usually not as easy to clean as newer replacement windows. Every model that comes out is improved in some way. Most of today’s modern vinyl replacement windows have tilt-in technology to make it easy to clean both sides without having to get on a ladder to get to the outside. Replacement windows also have easy-to-operate latches and locks and mechanisms that make it a snap to slide up or down or swing out depending on the window style. Everything about your new windows will be more convenient and easy to use.
So if you’re on the fence about getting new vinyl replacement windows on your home, think about the other benefits besides energy savings. At Four Seasons Home Products, we specialize in wood and vinyl replacement windows, so if you have questions, feel free to give us a call and we’ll be happy to fill you in on any details. Call us for a free home estimate at (816) 524-2770.