Why Replacing Windows in Vancouver During Cold Weather is a Wise Decision
With warmer days now gone, you could be wondering if it’s too late to replace your windows. You have to have that done when it’s warm and sunny, right? Not the case!
Our experienced installers follow proprietary Pella® installation processes, which allow us to replace windows in most weather conditions, such as winter. Here’s how we work and how to begin for your replacement windows.
Don’t Delay Until Spring to Add Your Replacement Windows
When you need to install new windows, it’s essential to schedule this as soon as possible, even if that happens during winter conditions. That’s since windows are responsible for the highest heat loss and gain in your residence, according to the U.S. Department of Energy.
As windows get older, they become less efficient and can lose up to 30% of your house’s heating and cooling. This can badly impact your comfort. And, not to mention, your utility costs, which is around $2,060 each year for the average house, according to ENERGY STAR®.
By installing energy-efficient windows in cold weather, you’ll be able to enjoy the benefits several months sooner. This includes getting rid of cold drafts and enhanced management over indoor temperatures. You might even see a decrease in your energy costs, even more so if you choose ENERGY STAR-certified windows.
Annual Savings from ENERGY STAR Windows
Here’s an estimate of the yearly savings you could experience when selecting ENERGY STAR replacement windows*:
- Replacing single-pane windows: $101–$583
- Replacing double-pane windows: $27–197
It’s important to know these figures vary based on the area where you live, your heating and cooling rates and your home’s unique characteristics. With quality windows lasting for a few decades or greater, these savings can really add up over their lifetime.
Advantages of Replacing Your Windows During Wintertime
A lot of homeowners think they should have their windows replaced during milder times. But winter is one of the best times to replace your windows because it’s the off-season.
As installers aren’t as booked, you’ll have a broader choice of appointment times. Also, your custom windows may be even more reasonably priced due to special discounts and other incentives.
What to Expect on Installation Day
Our installers take special precautions to keep your home pleasant during the installation process, which we usually wrap up in a day or sooner.
Some of these could include:
- Putting in one window individually to reduce big temperature changes
- Hanging plastic sheeting in big rooms to prevent cold air
- Keeping doors secured whenever possible
When you partner with a knowledgeable window replacement company like Pella of Vancouver, you’ll benefit from our proprietary installation methods. We proudly offer a no-mess, no-guess installation day that can take place in just about any kind of weather. Our installation team will be respectful of your residence, keep their work area clean and will even remove your old windows once they’re complete.
When you’re prepared to get started with your replacement window project, our experienced team at Pella of Vancouver is available to support you. Contact us at 250-475-1277 right away!
*Ranges are based on the average savings among homes in modeled cities. Actual savings will vary based on local climate conditions, utility rates and individual home characteristics.