Why Autumn is the ideal season for replacing your windows and doors
As the vibrant hues of summer give way to the crisp and golden landscapes of autumn, there’s a sense of transformation in the air. It’s not just nature that undergoes a makeover during this season; your home can benefit from a rejuvenating change as well. One of the most impactful ways to enhance both aesthetics and functionality is by replacing your windows and doors. As we prepare for winter in the North East, maintaining energy efficiency in our home can also save us on our energy bills too.
How do I know if my Windows and Doors need replacing?
There are a few obvious and typical signs that will indicate it’s time to upgrade your windows and doors. These include:
- condensation between the window panes
- draughts coming from windows or doors
- damaged window surfaces
- issues with opening, closing or locking windows or doors.
If you are experiencing these issues in your home then you may want to consider replacing them before the winter cold weather kicks in.
Why you may want to consider replacing your windows and doors in Autumn
Autumn is the perfect weather
The climate is neither too hot nor cold and makes the perfect environment for window or door replacement. The mild temperatures are not only comfortable for the installation team but also ensure that the materials used, such as caulk and sealants, set properly without being affected by extreme heat or cold seen in the summer and winter months.
Benefit from energy efficiency
With the onset of colder months, homeowners start thinking about keeping their homes warm and cozy. Replacing windows and doors in autumn allows you to install energy-efficient options before winter arrives. Modern windows and doors often come with advanced insulation features that help in maintaining a comfortable temperature indoors, reducing energy bills and making your home more eco-friendly. These benefits will be seen immediately if you are looking to upgrade from single glazing to more energy efficient double or triple glazing.
Preventing winter drafts and further damage
Old and worn-out windows and doors are notorious for allowing drafts to creep into your home during winter. By replacing them in Autumn, you create a barrier against chilly winds and ensure your home is snug and well-insulated before the temperatures plummet. This not only enhances your comfort but also saves you from potential heating costs associated with combatting the cold drafts.
Windows and doors that are compromised can lead to water leaks and damage when faced with rain or snow. Addressing these issues in autumn prevents further deterioration during the winter months. By being proactive, you safeguard your home against potential structural damage and avoid costly repairs that may arise due to neglecting these essential upgrades.
Availability and speed of Installation
The demand for window and door replacements tends to peak during the spring and summer months. By choosing autumn for your project, you’re likely to have more flexibility in scheduling and may speed of installation.
At Endeavour Windows we have a wide range of windows from slash windows, to aluminium and energy efficiency uPVC and our door ranges include uPVC and the modern composite door. You can even style your own door with our door designer.
Get in touch with our friendly and knowledgable team for a FREE, no obligation quote and get your replacement windows and doors booked in before those winter months draw nearer.