Windows are surprisingly communicative—you just have to know how to interpret what they’re telling you. Moisture on the glass, for example, can indicate the need for a window replacement. In today’s post, Renewal by Andersen® of Portland discusses what your windows might be trying to tell you.
Proper ventilation affects your home’s comfort level. The house is inadequately ventilated when condensation forms along the bottom or corners of the glass. This moisture can cause mold and mildew growth, as well as rot. You can reduce moisture levels by using a dehumidifier or fans. You can also allow the exchange of inside and outside air through opening your windows.
Windows allow a reasonable amount of air to enter your home. An ill-fitting window, however, causes air leaks that can make your interior uncomfortable, while also causing a boost in your energy bills. The best solution is to replace your windows with more energy-efficient ones.
At Renewal by Andersen, we manufacturee high-quality replacement windows that can help you minimize air leaks. They are built with High-Performance™ Low-E4® SmartSun™ glass, our most advanced option. This material is 70% more energy efficient in summer and 45% more energy-efficient in winter than other products. Additionally, our windows are backed by a limited warranty.
Swelling Window Frame
Operable windows—meaning those that you can open and close—allow sunlight and refreshing breezes into your home. The temperature, however, can compromise their performance. Wood frames tend to expand when air humidity is high, which can make your windows difficult to operate. If your windows are hard to operate, it might be time to replace them.
Renewal by Andersen of Portland delivers top-quality replacement windows to meet your needs. They come in different styles, from casement to picture windows. Our team of professional installers can also guarantee excellent installation services. To learn more, call us at (503) 419-3960. We serve Salem, Lake Oswego, and Portland, OR.