Window Replacement or Window Repair? 

A window in your home does not really have much attention until the day that it breaks because of something (it might be an accident of some sort) and/or if the frame of the window is already rotten and a lot of organisms are living there or if you could not really use it anymore. This is when you are going to make a decision of whether to repair the old and broken window that you have or just replace with a new window instead.

Window Repair

If you are one of those who are not sure on what to do; replace or repair then this article is for you because we are going to give a breakdown on the things that you could consider before making a decision.

The decision really depends on what the situation is. You have to smart upon deciding because both ways will still cause money and it is up to you on where you are going to spend your dollars in. There are instances when it would be more beneficial to replace than to repair it but sometimes, it would be more practical to repair than to replace your windows.

WHEN THE GLASS IS BROKEN OR IT IS CRACKED, we think that it would be best to replace it because it needs more attention than other problems. But, if it is just a small crack, you could just use the clear nail polish technique but if the glass is really in a bad shape, you should really replace the window. But if the frame of the window is in great shape, you could just replace the glass instead of the frame, in this way, you will be able to save more money than replacing everything including the frame of the window.

WHEN THE AIR IS LEAKING, you could just go away with repairing it through caulking or putting weather strips in it because this will prevent the air from going inside your home and prevent the people inside from being comfortable. This could also apply to the sealing of the window but if your single pane windows has air leak, you could install a double pane window instead so that you could avoid having these problems that we have talked about above.

WHEN YOUR WINDOW IS STUCK, be aware that this might be a cause of dirt that are on the tracks, broken hardware parts or some paint that got stuck on the hardware of your window. The solution for this is commonly simple; like you just have to sand the window or scrape the paint residue and clean the tracks of the window. These are just very simple techniques on how to repair your window. But if you really need an expert then you should call broken glass repair Bolton or many other companies on the same field.

WHEN THE FRAME IS ROTTING, you could just get the rotten side of it through scrapping and use putty in order to patch the scraped side of the window frame. And if the rot is really uncontrollable, you should really replace the window before it makes a mess.

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