Signs Your Window Needs Repaired Failing to have your windows repaired or replaced may not seem like a
significant issue. However, this could damage the security of you home, whilst
also creating a negative appearance. It can also lead to several other problems
you should look out for so you know window repairs are needed.
Window Service Ltd provide repairs for all windows, locks, doors and double
glazing, ensuring your property is always in the best condition. Noise
Especially if you have had double glazing previously
installed, you shouldn’t really have too much noise pollution in your home. Although
hearing small noises isn’t really a problem, if you notice an unusually large
amount of noise in your home, there may be a problem with your double glazing
or the window itself.
Double glazing repairs can always be made, with triple glazing
also available to further reinforce the strength of your windows and prevent
noise entering your property. It can be difficult to identify where the
problems is in your window but you should deal with this quickly so double glazing
maintains its quality.
Cracks & Condensation Appearing
One of the easiest signs to identify a damaged
been damaged is that cracks are starting to appear. This could be in the glass
of the window itself, the frame or the walling around the window. If cracks are
appearing around the window, this could be due to condensation from the window
and therefore window repairs could be needed to improve the condition of the
For cracks in the actual glass of the window, this can be
difficult to repair but it is important to have this done quickly. Cracked or
smashed windows reduce the aesthetic of your property, also creating a security
risk and ruining your double glazing. Hence, getting repairs is essential to
restore the original appearance and condition of your window, whilst also reducing
any problems with condensation.
Opening & Closing Problems
Your windows should always move freely. When they are first
installed, they could be stiff or sticking but this shouldn’t last for long. After
this, opening and closing your windows, as well as locking, is easy and if you
are experiencing problems with this, your windows could need repaired.
This could also mean that the window is beginning to rot or
rust, damaging the quality of your home and also making it hard to lock the
window, again posing a problem to your security. if you are experiencing this,
windows should be repaired quickly to prevent the window being in an even worse
Draughts & High Energy Bills
High energy bills can be a real sign that your windows are
not working effectively. Windows are meant to prevent heat leaving your
property and if you are home is constantly cold yet heating bills are still
high, your windows could be ineffective. By having window repairs, this will
make sure your windows are in top condition and can reduce your heating bills
Another way of knowing your windows are ineffective when it
comes to retaining heat is by noticing any draughts. Even when your window is
closed, there could be gaps between the window, walling or frame. If you notice
this draught, then it is important to make repairs quickly to prevent heating
bills being higher than necessary.
For more information on identifying when your windows need
repaired, get in touch with Door & Window Services Ltd. You will always
receive a fast response from our team to make window repairs or give you any
advice you need. Call us today on
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make an enquiry.