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How Much Does Not Replacing Your Windows Cost You?

Though most homeowners would love to replace their windows and patio doors with newer, more energy-efficient models, many choose not to do so for the simple reason that they think it will cost too much. The truth is that old, outdated windows will likely end up costing you more in the long run due to higher energy bills, increased maintenance costs and even structural damage to your home.

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The Cost of Doing Nothing

Here’s the price you pay for not replacing failing windows:

  • You can end up wasting hundreds of dollars annually paying for heated and cooled air that is lost through inefficient windows.
  • Your leaky windows will let in moisture that can lead to mold growth and structural damage.
  • Inefficient, drafty windows will decrease the value of your home.
  • Your carpets and drapes will become faded and unappealing because your old windows aren’t able to block the sun’s harmful UV rays.
  • A haze of condensation will obscure the view outside your windows.
  • You’ll have to hire someone to putty or paint your old windows – or worse, spend your own time and risk your safety on a ladder doing it yourself.
  • Ugly, unattractive windows will mar the beauty of your home.
  • You’ll lose the use of certain rooms because they’re uncomfortably hot or cold.
  • Your windows will be a danger to fingers big and small because they won’t stay up.
  • If your windows are painted shut or otherwise won’t open, they pose a safety risk in the event of a fire or break-in.
  • Your home will be noisy because you can hear cars going by and other outdoor sounds due to failing windows that can’t block out the noise.

Experience the Renewal by Andersen® Difference

Renewal by Andersen of Northeast PA is the area’s premier supplier of Renewal by Andersen® replacement windows, which last longer, perform better and are twice as strong as vinyl because of Fibrex®, our exclusive composite window material. By installing our windows, you’ll not only be saving money, you’ll also be helping to make your home a safer and more comfortable place. Let us show you the difference! All it takes is one call to (610) 355-4055 and we will schedule a free in-home consultation and window estimate for you. Call us today!

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"Our installation team, Josh and Mike, did a phenomenal job with the installation, cleanup, and "orientation" after the work was completed! We were totally satisfied with everyone that we dealt with before and after the installation...and would surely recommend Renewal by Andersen to anyone contemplating a window replacement project!"

Kathy B.
Nazareth, PA

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