Whats the deal with winter window replacement?
If you’re like many homeowners, you probably don’t often think about replacement windows during the winter. However, we don’t get to pick when cold air will enter through cracks in our windows, cause drafts and cut energy efficiency. You don’t have to agonize through the winter with drafty windows and unnecessarily high heating bills, because Pella of Casper can install replacement windows any time during the year—even in the winter.
When we install replacement windows during Casper winters, we just ask you to take a few cautionary steps to keep your house as warm as possible:
- Close off rooms – In preparation for winter window replacement, close off the area where the window is being replaced to lessen the chance of cold air moving into other rooms in your house. Replacing a worn out window takes a small amount of time; it’s better to have cold air coming into your home for a brief time rather than having it blowing in through the whole winter.
- Replace one window at a time– Ask your installation pros to remove one window at a time and replace it before starting on the next one. This will decrease the openings exposed to winter weather during the window replacement process.
- Consider availability and affordability – Most homeowners don’t think about replacement windows in the winter. Chances are that you might have an easier time scheduling a timely window replacement in the winter than in the spring or fall.
- Add insulation – While your windows are being worked on, ask about adding acceptable insulation around their frames for an additional barrier during the chilly season. If you’re already replacing your windows, you might as well double your protection! This insulation could end up saving you money on your monthly utility bills, and also make future replacements less likely.
Winter may seem like a strange time for a home improvement project, but it can be efficient, cost effective and simpler than most homeowners think. Staying cozy through the winter is one of the most important ways to keep comfortable and healthy in Casper. Make sure your family stays content by giving our Prairie Pella Wyoming LLC experts a call at 307-234-1518 or by stopping by our Casper showroom for more information on winter window replacement. Our experts would be happy to talk about any other questions or concerns you have and ease your mind about your replacement window options. You can also arrange an appointment with us online.