While the higher asking price might be a turn-off for some, double-glazed windows have numerous advantages – some of which will save you money in the long run. Here are some of them:
One of the best ways to protect yourself from the biting cold of the winter and the scorching heat of the summer is double-glazed windows. Thanks to their heat insulation, your house will be warm in the winter because the windows won’t let heat escape, while in the summer, they will prevent most of the sunshine from coming in and making your house hot and uncomfortable.
Energy and Cost Saving
Retaining the heat in the winter means you’ll have to spend less energy heating your house. Thanks to this, not only will your house be more environmentally friendly, but your energy bills will be lower because you’ll spend less energy on heating. The lower bill usually offsets the higher price you have to pay to install them in the first place.
Thanks to the added layers, double-glazed windows can help with soundproofing. If your house is located near a particularly busy highway or an airport, the double-glazed windows will keep your house calm and peaceful.
Protects Your Furniture
Global warming means stronger UV radiation in the summer. UV rays are notorious for damaging furniture – discolouring and decomposing them. Double-Glazed Windows are more UV resistant than normal Windows. You’ll be able to protect yourself and your furniture from harmful radiation with these windows.
Condensation is one of the primary causes of mould and mellows in older houses, and in extreme cases, it can damage your family’s health and rot timber. Double glazing prevents excessive moisture from condensing on your windows, so if you’ve been looking for renovation for your older house, you can get utility and style with double-glazed windows.
Double-Glazed Windows are more durable, tougher to break, and nigh-impossible to tamper with. You can feel safe knowing that burglars will have a much harder time getting into your house thanks to the added layers of protection.
Added Property Value
All of those added benefits make a house with double-glazed windows more comfortable, safer, and cheaper to maintain, and all of this isn’t lost on the real estate agents. If and when you decide to sell your house, you can be sure you’ll get a higher quote from agents if your house has double-glazed windows.