If you’re a homeowner and you’ve never replaced your windows before, it can be hard to know how, when and why you should consider installing new windows in the first place. But believe it or not, there are a number of great advantages that come with investing in a window replacement for your home.

Here are four of the biggest questions you probably have about installing new windows in your home — and their answers.

How much do new windows cost?
The cost of new windows installed can vary based on a variety of factors, including the quality of the replacement window and which window installing company you choose — so it’s hard to give an exact amount of how much you will be paying for installing new windows. However, replacing your home’s windows with brand-new, energy-efficient windows can add almost $8,000 to the value of your house on average — and that’s reason enough to invest in replacement windows!

How do I choose the right local window installers?
Your ideal window installing contractors will offer you a detailed bid that outlines the materials, equipment and labor that will be used when your windows are replaced. You should also hire a window installing company that has years of experience in replacing residential windows and has good reviews from their former customers.

Do my windows need replacing in the first place?
There are several signs that indicate when you should replace your windows. Seeing fog or condensation developing can indicate that your dual-pane windows aren’t keeping out moisture like they should, and will need to be replaced. And if your windows are between 10 and 15 years old, they are likely letting in a draft, which can cause your energy bills to increase unnecessarily.

How long will it take for my home window replacement?
You might be surprised at how brief the entire process of installing new windows can be. On average, it only takes between three and five days for your new windows to be installed — and after that, you can start enjoying all the benefits of new, energy-efficient windows.

Do you have any other questions about home window replacement? Let us know in the comments and we’ll try our best to answer them!