Springtime Renovation Get Your Windows Winter Ready
After a long, hot summer, it’s hard to think about those drafts that gave you the shivers last winter. But if you haven’t thought of it already, now is the right time to think about having your windows replaced by these experts to ensure optimal comfort in your home this winter.
We spoke with Steve Mercer of Fortress Windows and Doors, a company which was awarded the best window and door company in Toronto last year, about what to look for in windows that will protect you and your home from old man winter.
Springtime Renovation Get Your Windows Winter Ready : Avoid Band-Aid solutions
If you notice your older windows are allowing cool air into your home, you may think simply adding more caulking around the frame will do the job. But Mercer says this is simply a Band-Aid solution that doesn’t address the real problem. “Older windows just don’t have the technology to accommodate a higher efficiency,” he says. Replacing your windows is the only way to ensure you reduce the amount of air infiltration in your home and provide a more comfortable living space.