A window replacement is an investment that can benefit your property for many years to come. Outdated windows may be costing you a small fortune in heating bills and impacting your home’s overall thermal performance.
Window replacements are a popular home improvement project, but it can be difficult to know where to start. At SRJ Windows, we have been installing high quality double glazed windows across Scotland for several decades.
For homeowners thinking about upgrading their windows, our experts are answering the top 7 most frequently asked questions.
Time for a window replacement? Keep reading to find out everything you need to know.
1. Do Windows Prevent Heat Loss?
A large percentage of a property’s heat is lost through its windows and doors. Old properties are often on the colder side, especially if they still have single glazed windows installed. When replacing your home’s windows, opt for frames built from well insulated materials with double glazing. Contemporary sealed double glazed units are designed to retain the heat inside your property by absorbing heat from the sun rays.
2. Are Energy Efficient Windows Worth It?
With double glazing and well insulated frames, homes can stay warmer all year round, and homeowners will benefit from a reduced carbon footprint. Window replacements can be expensive, but switching to energy efficient windows Replacing outdated windows with energy efficient designs can have many benefits for your home. When you invest in energy efficient windows, your home will stay warmer for longer. With double glazing and well insulated frames, homes can stay warmer all year round, and homeowners will benefit from a reduced carbon footprint. Window replacements can be expensive, but switching to energy efficient windows is worth every penny.
3. How Do You Know When It’s Time To Replace Windows?
Windows are not built to last forever, and there will come a time when even the best windows need to be replaced. Signs that your windows need replacing include:
- Window seal is damaged beyond repair
- Glazing is cracked
- Thermal performance is deteriorating
- Poor soundproofing
- Cold draughts
- Higher heating bills
- Permanent condensation issues
- Hard to open and close
4. What Energy Rating Does SRJ Windows Achieve?
We provide Scottish homeowners with ‘A’ energy rated windows. With our windows installed, your home will maintain a comfortable temperature all year round.
5. Are SRJ Windows Guarantee Protected?
You can enjoy total peace of mind with an SRJ Windows installation. Our windows come with a 10-year quality guarantee as standard to provide you with total confidence in the durability of our products. Subject to T&C’s which can be read at the point of quotation.
6. What Are The Different Window Styles?
When it comes to replacing a home’s windows, there is a wide range of styles available on the market today. Here at SRJ Windows, we install casement, Tilt & Turn, flush and sliding sash and bay windows. We also offer a range of aluminium windows – there’s an SRJ window for every property.
7. How Much Does It Cost To Replace a Window?
Homeowners today are spoilt for choice when it comes to window styles and designs. With such a wide variety of windows available on the market, it is impossible to give a single price for a window replacement. The final cost of your window project will depend on several factors, including:
- Type of frames (bay, casement, sash etc)
- Glazing (double glazing, privacy glass or laminated glazing, toughened glass)
- Number and the sizes of windows installed
- Frame material (uPVC is more cost-effective than aluminium)
- The installation company used
- The colours chosen
The best way to receive an accurate price for a SRJ window is to use our online quoting engine. Alternatively, get in touch with our expert team!
Update Your Home With SRJ Windows!
SRJ Windows is a home improvement company based in Rosyth. We are proud to provide Scottish homeowners with a wide range of contemporary windows. Whatever age your property may be, we have the perfect double glazing solution. With everything from casement designs to sliding sash windows, there is an SRJ window for every home.