So you’re looking for new windows for your home, but have never done this before and want a little guidance. Or you may want to know the latest technologies available or what other people are considering when they are making their decisions. Today’s blog will help you understand what you should consider when choosing new windows for your home.
Before you decide to buy new windows, you have to weigh up the pros and cons of installing new windows in your home and what you are looking to achieve. Do the benefits outweigh the cons? Almost certainly. New windows can not only make your home more energy efficient but can also completely transform the look of your property, adding value to your home. You might find that you are actually in need of new windows more than you think when you consider our next few points…
Have you considered how secure your existing windows are in your home? If they are old they are likely not very secure at all. Single panes of glass can easily be broken or removed, older locking mechanisms often fail. By choosing new windows, you are allowing yourself to choose superior, modern multi-locking systems that can protect you, your family and your home.
If you are going to the effort to replace your windows and are in the process of choosing new windows, one of the factors that should be at the top of your list is the energy efficiency of the windows. Different window solutions provide different levels of energy efficiency. The most energy efficient window solution on the market in Australia today is uPVC double glazing. Not only will this reduce your carbon footprint, but new energy efficient windows can significantly reduce your energy bills and pay for themselves over time.
Are you sick of being woken up early by the buzz of traffic, or the baby crying next door? Your older windows likely don’t offer much in the way of sound reduction. New windows can offer added sound reduction technology, which is a massive bonus to any home. Double glazing window technology can significantly reduce sound entering your home, so definitely something to consider when choosing new windows.
Last but not least, it is important to choose the right supplier for your windows. You want to work with a company that not only has the product that you are looking for, but whom you can trust to provide you with the best solution for your home, as well as expert installation. At Integra Windows we have a state of the art showroom for our customers to come and view our products before they buy, a team of experts who can work with you to create a bespoke solution for your home, and an experienced installation team to ensure your project is completed to the highest standards.