Do you need to replace the windows in your home sooner rather than later? You might even be wondering how you can even determine if a replacement window project may be in order. Some people opt to put off getting Portland, OR replacement windows for any of a number of reasons while others simply don’t act because they don’t know that a change is warranted.

Here are 5 telltale signs that you might need to replace your windows with new ones. And if there is ever any doubt on your part, you can always consult with a replacement window retailer.

  • Windows Hard to Operate

If you’re finding it difficult to open and close your windows, you might have to consider replacing them. Issues with operation can pose a number of problems. On the one hand, it can present a safety concern since it will make it easier for thieves to break into your home if the window won’t close properly. On the other hand, it will be a royal pain if you always have difficulty opening and closing the windows. If the problems stem from wear and tear, then you might need to head to a replacement window store to get new windows for your home.

  • Drafts Getting In

Do you feel drafts getting into your home anytime you’re near to the windows? Sometimes you can nip the problem in the bud with some weatherstripping and caulking. But if doing these things don’t correct the issue, the solution might come in the form of replacement windows.

  • Replacement Parts Discontinued

What happens if your existing windows need repairs but the replacement parts required either are discontinued or are hard to find? This can happen in cases where your existing windows have been in place for perhaps decades. This might mean getting replacement windows. Otherwise, you’ll have to keep windows that faulty windows that you simply can’t fix adequately.

  • They No Longer Look Great

If you prize things like curb appeal, then you might not like the sight of windows that are worn and torn. You can only sand and paint windows so many times before you need to consider replacing them.

  • It’s Noisy in Your Home

Do you find that too much outdoor noise is filtering into your home? If you have older windows that are of the single pane variety, then you might find that more outdoor noises get inside then you’d like. You can help to remedy the problem by getting double pane or triple pane replacement windows. Ask a replacement window shop for more details on windows with good sound-proofing properties.

When you want the best in Portland, OR replacement windows and installation services, get in touch with us at Kemp’s Windows Inc. You can give us a call at (503) 659-7587 or visit our showroom at 16107 SE McLoughlin Blvd Portland, OR 97267. We’re fully bonded, licensed, and insured in both Oregon and Washington, and our AAMA-certified installers will install your new replacement windows.


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