A cracked window can often be written off as a small problem easily postponed to a later date. However, putting off your window repair or window replacement can create more issues than you might initially suspect. In addition to risking greater damage and more costly repairs, there are several key reasons why you should get window replacement from Golden Glass if you have a cracked window in your home.
1. Better weather resistance
A cracked window can be temporarily taped over or patched up, but over time, those half-hearted repairs won’t do the job and will allow rain, snow, or dirt into your home. Leaking is more than just a pesky issue; it can cause significant property damage if left untreated. Replacement windows from Golden Glass will help protect your home from all of the elements, whether it’s summer’s sweltering heat or winter’s torrential rainfall.
2. Better temperature control
Along the same lines, new windows will also help regulate the temperature in your home and prevent unwanted air leakage. A cracked or damaged window will inevitably allow cool air to escape, deregulating your home’s temperature and causing the HVAC system to work harder. Not only does this increase the risk of HVAC damage and repairs, but it also unnecessarily increases your energy bills. By switching to new, insulated replacement windows from Golden Glass, you can keep your home comfortable and save money in the long run.
3. Improved safety
A cracked window — even if the crack is minor — can create a safety issue and put your family and possessions at risk. If you want to safeguard your home as best you can, then it’s best to have replacement windows installed. Professional glazing contractors such as those at Golden Glass will ensure that your windows are securely installed and your home is as safe as possible from any intruders.
4. Enhanced appearance
Although we tend to prioritize functional repairs over cosmetic ones, a cracked window can fall into both categories. In addition to posing a safety hazard, it also looks unappealing. While this may not be as important as the other issues, it can still cause your property value to decrease. Golden Glass’ replacement windows are sturdy, well insulated, and aesthetically pleasing, so you can restore your home’s curb appeal and once again be the envy of the neighborhood.
5. Furniture protection
Direct sunlight can wreak havoc on your furniture and possessions, so it’s crucial that you have replacement windows installed if you’re concerned about direct UV light exposure and color fading. Even if the damage to your window is minor, leaving it unrepaired for too long can result in uneven color fading on whatever item is in the light’s direct path. Act quickly and call Golden Glass for replacement windows to preserve your furniture’s original color and full saturation.
If you have a cracked or damaged window in need of window repair or replacement, contact Golden Glass today. Headquartered in Fullerton, we’re a family-run business that will give you the personal attention of a small business with the world-class fabrication quality of a national corporation. To learn more about our glass replacement services, including replacement windows, give us a call at (800) 64-GLASS or fill out our online contact form today.