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The Impact of New Doors and Windows On Your Home

Posted on May 24, 2019

Quad Cities New Windows and Doors

Want to make a big change to your home with little fuss? The answer is new doors and windows.

When it comes to home updates and remodeling, new doors and windows are a fairly small change. Individually. They take up very little area and the installation is over before you know it. However, these changes can make a big difference to your home, both inside and out. They can change the way you look at your home as well as the way your home feels, and even boost your home value. Here are some ways that new doors and windows impact your home.

Energy Efficiency

The most notable impact is that of energy efficiency. Energy efficient doors and windows help to seal and insulate your home, protecting it from drafts and therefore spikes in heating and cooling bills. If your windows and doors are less than energy efficient, you may notice that your home feels stuffy in the summer or cold in the winter, even with the heating and cooling on. It's a good idea to replace windows and doors like this with air-sealed windows and doors that will keep your home comfortable and your energy bills low.

Curb Appeal

New doors and windows also have a strong impact on your curb appeal. An elegant entry door in a bold color that contrasts the rest of your home stands out from the curb and provides a welcome entry to family and friends. If you choose to sell your home one day, it also offers an appeal to potential homebuyers. Similarly, new windows offer a fresh look and bright eyes into your home. They also offer you splendid outdoor views from inside your home, which will add to the attractiveness of your home on the inside as well as out.

Sound Proof

One impact that many people don't consider is the amount of sound that gets into your home from outside. Poor windows will often let in too much noise from the nearby streets or sounds of birds outside, which can be obnoxious when you're trying to sleep early in the morning. But energy efficient, tightly sealed doors and windows work to better keep that sound out so you can enjoy your home in peace and quiet. This also boosts your privacy, so you don't have to worry about sounds from inside your home getting out. 

Want to learn more about how new doors and windows can impact your home? Contact Mainstream Home Improvements today for more information or a free quote.

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