The Money Monster in Your Home? Your Windows

I’m sure as a child you may remember having fears of a monster in your closet, or hiding underneath your bed…as we all know now, it wasn’t there. However, that doesn’t mean there isn’t a money monster lurking your house nowadays. On a hot summer day, walk over to one of your windows and place your hand on it…do you feel heat? Well, that could mean that it’s time to have your windows replaced.

There are many reasons to get your windows replaced, one of the biggest is saving on your energy bill. “Yes, new windows can help you save money on your energy bill. A9, Energy Star estimates that homeowners can save at least $27 a year by replacing windows. If you have single-pane windows, replacing them with Energy Star-qualified products will save you between $126 and $465 a year, depending on the number of windows you replace and where in the United States you live. The cost savings of replacing double-paned windows, however, is less than 25 percent of that amount; the most you can save by replacing double-paned windows is $111 per year” according to Home Guides. Depending on how long you’ll be in that home, it could add up to quite a savings!

There are also environmental benefits according to American Exteriors “Using less energy thanks to more efficient windows will surely save you money, but it will also decrease your household’s dependence on valuable resources. Every house that upgrades to new energy efficient windows aids in the cause to help the environment by reducing the home’s carbon footprint.” Pushing your house towards being more green and energy efficient is also a huge bonus when it comes to selling your home. Who doesn’t want to make more money when they sell?

It’s hard to argue that most Americans could use window replacements, from energy efficiency to leaky windows that could potentially cause mold, there are many reasons to get your windows checked out.  Call Idaho Home Exteriors at 208-957-7114 to schedule your free consultation today!

Rich @BizMilk

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