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If your windows are more than 12 years old it may be time for a replacement. Here are three signs it’s time to replace your windows.

A high electric bill.

Have you ever been sitting in your family room with the heat cranked covered in blankets only to still feel a cold draft? Maryland summers and winters are two very different seasons –winters can be bitter cold. A drafty and cold house can be incredibly uncomfortable. If you’re experiencing cold feet and ridiculously high electric bills it might be time to get new windows and maybe even new doors!

Your windows are broken or warped.

You can tell your windows are broken or warped from obvious signs such as a major crack or a significant framing issue. But some not so obvious signs include fogging, draftiness, and a window stick when you try to open or close it.

Your old windows are compromising your home’s aesthetic appeal.

It may sound shallow, but let’s face it – after an extended period of time, your house may need an upgrade. Windows can speak to your houses overall design or theme. Old windows can not only detract from your home’s curb appeal but also negatively impact the interior of a home. Old windows can reduce natural lighting that can negatively impact your productivity and comfort.

There are a variety of reasons that homeowners replace their windows. Start planning your window replacements today with Northern Craft Construction.