If the windows in your home are old and damaged and they show all the symptoms of old and damaged windows, from draftiness and fluctuating interior temperatures to condensation and from difficult operation or warping, blistering and cracking frames, the best solution is to get your windows replaced with strong, new windows that will restore your home’s comfort, security and energy-efficiency.
If that is already clear to you and you have put up with the idea that the replacement is inevitable, the next step is to make another important decision: whether or not to replace all the windows in one go. In some cases, the need to replace one window while leaving the others untouched is clear – the window is stuck and does not open at all, the glass is broken, the frame leaks, etc. –, but in other cases, the decision requires more weighing and consideration. Here are the most important pros and cons of replacing all your unit at once.
The Pros of Complete Replacement
Window replacement Broomfield companies suggest that the decision to replace all your old windows in one go gives you a number of benefits:
- You will have to endure the disruption only once – window replacement companies can tailor the size of the team they send to the volume of the project. If you hire the company to get all your old windows replaced at once, they will surely send a larger team that can work on multiple windows at a time and finish the entire replacement project as quickly as possible. Getting all the windows replaced at the same time also means that you will need to endure the related disruption, the dust, the dirt, the coming and going in your home only once and you will be able to perform a thorough cleaning and restore your room’s comfort in one go as well;
- Discounts from the manufacturer – the more substantial your order, the more likely it is that you will be eligible for a discount on the total payable amount;
- Energy-efficiency and comfort restored at once – if your old windows have been causing draftiness for some time, you will feel the difference made by your new windows right away after the replacement is complete. You will soon get the positive effects of the replacement on your energy bills, too.
The Cons of Complete Replacement
One of the most obvious con of getting all your windows replaced at once is the more substantial investment. In reality, buying all your windows in bulk, on one order is usually cheaper due to the discounts offered by window manufacturers in such situations, but it certainly feels like a huge expense, while buying your windows one by one, over a longer period of time, can be less burdening.
Fortunately, there are many ways to finance larger-scale window replacement projects: you can get a personal loan, a home equity loan or a mortgage loan and you can also turn to the manufacturer of your windows and the window installation company for a payment plan.