As you wind down after a busy and fun-filled Summer, it’s now the ideal time to start tackling some of the home improvement jobs in order to button up your home in time for colder weather.  If you’ve been thinking of replacement windows for your home; don’t wait until you feel the uncomfortable draft of cold air coming from a leaky window. This could also cause you to experience higher than normal costs from heating bills. You can always schedule a window replacement job anytime of the year. You certainly want to take advantage of the beautiful crisp-warm weather that Autumn has to offer. Especially, while you upgrade your home’s value and appearance with new windows!

Here are some benefits why Fall is the best time to replace your home’s windows:

Homes shrink in colder weather such as, during the winter

Why is this important? Well, in colder weather the cracks in your home’s foundation become exposed and as a result could make the installation of your new windows tricky. Experienced professionals will still be able to successfully install new windows during winter however, it requires specialized skills and tools which may add to the overall cost of installation.  Which is why it is recommended to replace your windows during mild to cool temperatures, ideally in the Fall.

Replacing windows exposes your home to the elements

Yes, there may be a gaping hole in the wall where your window is supposed to be while the installation job is in progress.  Although professionals work very hard  to maintain your comfortability in your home by limiting the exposure to the outdoors, still the outside air will come through your home.  If you have small children in your home, it is ideal to replace your windows in the Fall. So that exposure to outside air will be less of an issue. In fact, the weather during Autumn may actually be refreshing in your home while your new windows are being replaced.

Winter is coming and it is much more difficult to change windows in the winter

We briefly covered this already but, it’s always helpful to be thorough.  Our professionals are able to replace your windows during the winter and this may require specialized technique and tools to ensure that when your home expands during hotter weather. In the Summer, you don’t experience any thermal cracks in the window. It can be a tedious and more a difficult job, which is why typically busy season for window installers are during the summer or fall.  You’ll certainly want to consider getting your windows replacement job done during more mild weather conditions to optimize the overall results.

For more information or to obtain a free quote, contact Thermo-Bilt Windows & Doors.  We service Markham and the GTA area, located at 3790 Victoria Park Ave #203 in Toronto or 16 Esna Park Drive #106 in Markham.

Our services include:

Window Replacement Services
Window Installation Services
Door Installation Services
Door Replacement Services
Planning and Designing
Rebates and Financing Support

We’re happy to answer any questions and provide our best recommendation for your home’s window and door replacement needs, give us a call today.