There are many reasons why you should replace old windows and upgrade to more efficient ones and our Long Island window replacement specialists at Morningstar Doors and Window, Inc., will make sure you are getting just what you need for your specific situation. If your windows are more than 15 years old, you are most likely dealing with draftiness, windows that stick in their frames, and sky-high energy bills. Energy-efficient windows will be a tremendous improvement, and although it can be somewhat costly, you will be saving money in the long-run.
Once you have talked to one of our specialists about our Long Island window replacement services, we will do our best to help you spend your window dollars smartly. Once our window replacement specialists speaks with you and goes over all the options, we will make sure all the numbers make sense too. For starters, in terms of investment return, window replacement is one of the best home remodeling projects. According to Remodeling Magazine’s annual Cost vs. Value Report, for vinyl windows, you can recoup 78.7% of the project cost in added home value. Based on the replacement projects outlined in Cost vs. Value that use vinyl windows, that’s a value add of about $7,000 to $9,300.
With Long Island window replacement, you are also likely to see some savings on your energy bill. Basically, you’ll save $126 to $465 a year if single-pane windows in a 2,000 sq. ft. house are replaced with high-efficiency, tax-credit-eligible windows. Keep in mind, though, that the savings can vary widely by climate, local energy costs, and the energy efficiency of both the new windows bought and the windows being replaced. Finally, you may qualify for low-interest loans or some other incentives that are offered by your local utility company that will make the project even sweeter.