Window Replacement in the house is not an easy task, and it is associated with a fairly high cost. Maybe the glass needs to be replaced or it is broken, or you have discovered flaws in the old window frame. The old windows provide adequate insulation no longer, especially in winter. The new PVC windows are more energy efficient than the old ones and will save your money. However, there are some points that you need to know.
First of all you need to think about the mechanism of new windows. You can open the windows with the crank. There are windows with horizontal or vertical shift. Some even lean inside, which is very convenient for washing them. Nowadays windows with double guides are more popular, they have top and bottom panels sliding up and down.
When you decide on the type of window replacement, think about installation. For example, you may have damaged window frames with rot, mold, or even termites. In this case, we strongly recommend you to remove the window block completely. If the wood is not damaged and it is in good condition, you can simply remove the old window and install a new one in its place without changing the base. However, you should make sure that the internal structure is not damaged and it is in good condition.
You may find that the window leaves need to be replaced. In this case, you can leave the existing frames in their place and only replace the old leaf with new one.
There is a way to add energy efficiency to the old windows. To do this, set a two-layer or three-layer glass. This will require a simple window replacement without the need for large-scale repairs throughout the house.
It is important to consult with a professional, choosing windows. It will help you to choose the best form. The real specialists will advise a safe way of installation for their long service.