Should I be replacing old windows with new windows this year ?

By | January 7th, 2017|

 Replacing old windows with new windows this year?    Photo of  Windorpro replacing old windows with new windows during early 2016 in Sandton. Why Windows sometimes need replacement.   Old windows do not open properly, therefore allowing cold to enter. Energy loss due to windows not opening or closing properly, thus resulting in high electricity bills. Handles, hinges and other hardware are not functioning properly. Moving panels do not move smoothly. The cost of buying new handles and hinges are not viable due to manufacturing being discontinued. Poor aesthetic appearance due to rusted or rotten windows . This Window would surely need replacement. A brand new facelift improving the value of the house. Restoring an old house or historic building to the original state. Changing windows from a smaller to a bigger window or changing a bigger window to a smaller window. Personal preference or a need to change.    When replacing old windows with new windows the following must be considered: The cost of replacing old windows with new windows versus the cost of fixing the current windows. Comparing the hassle of replacing old windows versus enduring the hassle of fixing the old windows yourself. The type of material to be used when buying new windows. The features, advantages, and benefits of the different types of window replacement materials. Type of window, style, and colour of window frames. Energy efficiency – and minimum safety requirements as per building regulations. Related guarantees or warranties for the windows as well as the workmanship. What is the short-term cost comparing steel, wood or aluminium? What is the medium-term cost when comparing steel, wood or aluminium? How will I save in the long-term, comparing steel, wood or aluminium? NB! The sizes of an old standard steel window are not the same size as a standard size of a similar aluminium window. Example: The old steel window with a unique code of ND54 refers to a standard steel window with size 1511mmx1545mm The comparing aluminium standard window sizes is 1490mmx1490mm which is suitable for an opening of 1500mmx1500mm   What are my options?   Windows can be supplied in either wood, aluminum or steel. Steel Windows […]