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Why Windows and Doors Should Be Replaced Together

Posted on December 21, 2018

Windows and Exterior Doors Quad Cities

We know investing in your home’s improvement can be an overwhelming process. It can be difficult to determine just what should be renovated in your house, and when. Doing too many projects at once can seem impossible, due to different restraints, like cost, time, and scheduling. While it may be true that some renovation projects can be put off, two that should be done together are the replacement of your home’s windows and exterior doors. Doing these projects together will be beneficial for many reasons, including the following: 

Get the Design Aesthetic You Want

Odds are, your home was built by someone other than you. This means that your home most likely doesn’t have the design style that you want. One of the best ways to change the aesthetic of a home, is by replacing the windows and front door of your house, as these are some of the biggest contributors to your home’s curb appeal. Since windows and doors do have such an impact on how your home’s looks, you should be wary of replacing your windows and doors at a different time and being unable to match the design of each.

Like many creative industries, window and door designs will change from year to year, with different trends causing companies to produce different features. Especially if your chosen aesthetic is unique in anyway, you should lock in your design choice by replacing your windows and doors at the same time. The last thing you would want to hear is that your color or design style is no longer being produced. Avoid this by replacing doors and windows at once!

Ensure Your Home is Protected

Protecting your home against the elements is the primary job of the exterior - including the windows and doors. Without these, your home will be susceptible to the full force of Mother Nature’s fury, from wind and insect damage, to water damage that could potentially lead to mold and mildew in your walls. Having both new windows and new doors will greatly reduce the chance that your home could be damaged by severe weather. By only replacing one or the other, you could potentially be leaving your home vulnerable to damage. 

Furthermore, technology has greatly increased over the past decade. Knowing this, it is most likely that your home’s windows and doors are not as energy efficient as they could be. By replacing both your home’s windows and doors simultaneously, you will find that your home’s energy costs for heating and cooling will be dramatically reduced. By only replacing your windows or your doors, you are losing out on potential savings.

Professional Help

It is also helpful to replace your doors and windows together because you will be able to save time and money in the long run. Often, the same contractor can be used for both projects, which will keep you from having to hire two different companies. Additionally, using just one contractor will make keeping track of maintenance and warranties easier. Working with just one company, like us, will help streamline the process of your home renovations, and will ultimately prevent hassle over time. 

If you are ready to get started on your home window and exterior door replacement project, please do not hesitate to reach out to us, by either filling out our easy online form or by calling us at (309) 762-6244, today!

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