When your windows are the worse for wear, you might be tempted to delay getting replacements. As a homeowner and consumer, you likely have a lot of other things on your plate…and some of them might require you to open your wallet. But it’s never a good idea to delay getting replacement windows by resorting to a band-aid repair job. While a repair might do for some issues, it won’t be nearly enough for others. Here’s a look at why it’s best to get Portland, OR replacement windows when you need them. You’ll ultimately be glad you did.
Repair Might be a Band-Aid Solution
It is true that some problems can be fixed – thereby sparing you the expense of getting replacement windows. But it’s important to know when fixing the problem is only going to delay the inevitable need for replacement windows. Are your window panes broken? Do your windows have a chronic case of condensation that never goes away? If you have any of these issues, the best course of action might be to get replacement windows.
Repair Might Ultimately Make Problems Worse Down the Road
Another reason why you shouldn’t resort to repairs when Oregon replacement windows are in order is that delay could make a bad situation worse. Everyone has, at one time or another, regretted having delayed something. You don’t want to experience such a problem with your windows. For instance, if the water is getting in even when your windows are closed, ignoring the problem might lead to mold that, among other things, may present serious health problems.
Repair Might Lead to Higher Costs in the Future
If you resort to a cost-effective fix now rather than pay for much-needed replacement windows, you might end up having to pay a lot more than you think later to do the right thing. The reason is that delay could cause problems that need to be fixed before you get replacement windows in Oregon. So if you get mold because of water getting behind the walls or under the flooring, you’ll need to get that issue fixed. This will lead to costly problems. And after paying for these fixes, you’ll finally have to invest in replacement windows.
These are some things that you might experience if you delay equipping your home in Portland, OR with replacement windows when they’re needed. Sometimes a repair job is the right way to go, but sometimes replacement windows are in order. If you’re not sure, get in touch with us at Kemp’s Windows Inc. for our expert assessment. If we’re confident a repair is sufficient, we’ll let you know. And if you are confident that you need new windows, we’ll let you know. We offer quality windows for any room in your home. We’re fully bonded, licensed, and insured in both Oregon and Washington. Since our installers have certification from the American Architectural Manufacturers Association, you can be sure that your windows will be put in properly. We’re also a family owned and operated as well as a veteran owned and operated business.