In the past, a window’s main function was only to let in natural light and air into the home – but not anymore! The windows available today are designed to improve your home’s curb appeal, comfort and energy efficiency. Unfortunately, this doesn’t mean they’re exempt from issues that can cause them to fail long before they actually should.
1. Extensive Weather Damage
Your windows sustain normal wear and tear due to everyday weather exposure. But the damage they sustain can worsen during a major weather event. Water from heavy rainfall can seep inside the framing material and cause deterioration from the inside. Hail and wind-blow debris, meanwhile, can actually dent and smash your windows upon impact. While it’s possible to extend your window’s service life through repair work, any extensive damage will usually prompt a replacement.
2. Poor Window Installation
If your windows are not installed properly in the first place, premature failure is only a matter of time. Maybe, the original installers didn’t size the units correctly, or, perhaps, the gaps around them are not sealed properly. No matter the issue, you need to get the problem fixed ASAP.
3. Increased Indoor Humidity Levels
Windows that constantly fog up or “sweat” usually indicate abnormal levels of humidity inside your home. When not dealt with promptly, moisture can collect around the frame and glass of the window units. Once it settles inside the window material, discoloration, mold and rot will soon follow.
Failing windows are not only a safety and security risk; they can also lead to significant energy loss. You should have them promptly replaced for these reasons. Let your top roof maintenance and window replacement expert, Pressure Point Roofing, Inc., handle this project for you. We install nothing but the highest quality windows from best-known manufacturers. With our exceptional selection and professional installation team, you won’t have to worry about premature window failure anymore. We serve Medford, OR, and the surrounding areas. Call us today at (541) 772-1945, or fill out this contact form to schedule your consultation.