Why Summer is a Great Time to Replace Your Doors & Windows

Warmer weather and longer days of sunlight make summer a great time for spending time outside, whether you’re relaxing or tackling some outdoor home maintenance. Summer is also a great time to tackle home improvement projects, like replacing your doors and windows. Although replacing windows and doors can be done year-round, here are a few reasons why summer is a great time to replace your doors & windows:

1. Warm Weather is Perfect For Replacing Doors & Windows

Sunny days and warmer weather mean you don’t have to worry about harsh, cold winds during installation. Not only is this great news for the home improvement contractor you’re working with, but it is also good news for your home. Your HVAC system won’t need to kick in as much to combat energy loss when you replace doors or windows in the spring, summer, or early fall.

Regardless of the season, your home improvement contractor will work with you and use the right process and materials to insulate the workspace and protect your home as much as possible. With the right partner, you can replace doors and windows in the winter too without having to worry about heating issues. This is something to look for when choosing a home improvement contractor for your project.

Take a look at the video below to see the Zephyr Thomas team installing a new front door with some window options for entry doors!

2. Access to Tried and Tested New Products

Another reason why summer is a great time to replace your doors and windows is access to tried and tested new products and options. By the time summer rolls around, any new products and options that have been released have had a chance to go through real world trials and filter into the market.

Even if they are not flooding the market yet, you have a good chance of getting access to them through your contractor. This means when it’s time to replace your doors and windows, the latest options will be included in what is available to you. This just provides even more opportunities to get the best new doors and windows to suit your home and your needs.

Check out this time-lapse video to see the Zephyr Thomas team replacing a full set of windows on this home!

3. Get Immediate Energy-Efficiency Benefits

Summer and winter are the peak seasons for battling energy loss in your home. Outdated, damaged, etc. doors and windows are top ways you might be losing money on your energy bills, especially in the winter and summer when temperatures are more extreme and your HVAC system is working the hardest.

By replacing outdated or drafty doors and windows with newer, more energy-efficient options, you can protect your home, better insulate your home, and prevent energy loss as soon as they are installed. Plus, replacing these in the summer also means your home is prepped and ready to take on fall and winter.

This is one of the reasons to replace your windows and doors before winter. Making sure you choose durable, high-quality options and have them installed properly ensures you get the most benefit from these home improvement projects. Partnering with an experienced, reputable home improvement contractor can help ensure you have access to the doors and windows you need and the peace of mind that they will be installed properly.

Check out the video below to see the Zephyr Thomas team putting in a picture window for this homeowner!

Durable, High-Quality Doors & Windows

Having been in the home improvement business for decades, we at Zephyr Thomas have strong relationships with our suppliers. They consistently provide durable, high-quality products to our clients.

Our Aspect Series replacement windows will not only look beautiful, but will also last a long time as a barrier between your home and the outside. The windows we use are Energy Star® and National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) certified. If your current windows aren’t performing well, these windows are an efficient upgrade.

The replacement doors we use, from ProVia, are likewise excellent at keeping out the cold–or keeping it in during the summer. ProVia Entry Doors qualify for the EPA’s Energy Star program, which means that they can help you save on heating and cooling costs. ProVia doors come in an impressive variety of styles, and can be painted to suit your home precisely.

Take a look at this video to see the installation of a new entry door and screen door. Perfect for the summer!

Get New Doors & Windows With Zephyr Thomas

If you are considering replacing your doors and/or windows, call Zephyr Thomas at 717-399-4708 today to start a free estimate! You can also stop by our showroom to see and test out some options in person.

Check out the video below to see the Zephyr Thomas team replacing all the windows for this church!