5 Benefits of Insulated WindowsPosted on October 29, 2020
There are several benefits to choosing insulated windows for your home. Upgrading your windows to insulated windows can be a great choice for your next home improvement project, especially if your home has old, inefficient windows. Here are a few of the biggest benefits of insulated windows:
1. They Keep the Interior of Your Home More Comfortable
Professionally-installed, insulated windows are a great way to make the living areas of your home more comfortable. Not only will they make temperature regulation inside the home much easier and more efficient, but they will also cut down on drafts that make the home uncomfortable and temperatures across a room inconsistent.
Because of this, insulated windows are a great choice for your home. Also, choosing insulated windows during construction or upgrading to them in your existing sunroom is one of the ways to help keep a sunroom cool in summer.
2. Insulated Windows Improve Energy Efficiency
Insulated windows can help prevent excess energy bills. They are a great way to help your home’s temperature stay regulated during extreme high and low exterior temperatures. Not only will they keep the hot or cold outside air from affecting your home’s temperature, but they will also keep the conditioned air of your home from escaping.
In this way, they save a great deal of energy consumption. Plus, there are several types of insulated windows and upgrades you can choose to further improve energy efficiency. Opting for triple-pane over double-pane windows can make a difference as well as special coatings and other options.
3. They Are a Cost-Effective Option
The energy-efficient nature of insulated windows adds to their cost-effectiveness. Once installed, you can start saving money on your energy bills, which provides a return on your investment.
Over time, these windows pay for themselves. Also, insulated windows also pay for themselves by increasing your home’s market value. On top of that, many insulated windows also feature coatings that inhibit UV light from fading and devaluing furniture and other valuable assets in your home.
4. Insulated Windows Offer Better Protection
Insulated windows also inhibit condensation build-up and provide better protection to the interior of your home. There are many causes of window condensation. Some are normal and temporary while others can be a cause for concern. Condensation and moisture issues can be a destructive force that can lead to rot, mildew, and other decay in your home.
Insulated windows are a great way to ensure that this type of damage does not occur in your home. When you consider options and shop for new windows, it’s often worth opting for the upgrades as they more than pay for themselves over time in the improved performance and the enhanced protection they provide for your home.
5. They Can Help Block Sound
The additional panes of glass that insulated windows feature will help create better energy efficiency, temperature control, and reduce condensation build-up. On top of all of that, they can also help with noise reduction. While they won’t completely eliminate street noise, they will muffle and block some of it, which is an additional benefit to homeowners who have them installed in their homes.
These are just a few of the benefits of insulated windows that help make them well worth the investment for your home. Another great thing about them is that replacement windows tend to be a quick home improvement project and their installation can be completed without an invasive or lengthy project timeline.
If you would like to discuss the many window options for your home, give Zephyr Thomas a call at (717) 399-4708. You can also make an appointment to visit our showroom to see some window options in person!
Also, check out this time-lapse video of our team replacing the windows on this home!