How to Repair and Restore Your Windows
Broken or damaged windows can ruin a building’s integrity and its aesthetic appeal. So, it needs to be fixed as soon as possible. Essex Glaziers are dedicated to window and glass repair and restoration. The company has been doing all types of glass repairs and restoration for years. We can fix old and new windows and restore them to their original state.
As a team of professional glaziers, we are committed to helping both commercial and private clients get the best performance and energy efficiency from their doors and windows. We understand that installing energy efficient doors and windows can be extremely expensive. That is why we are here to fix and restore old windows to help you save money and energy. Here are some tips to help you repair and restore your windows.
Prevent Heat Loss
Older windows and doors are less energy efficient as they allow more heat to escape. They allow heat to leak in the winter and let it in during summer. Check the air leakage or infiltration of your windows to check their energy efficiency. Windows that don’t fit property to the frame are not energy efficient.
Fix Air Leaks
Using some caulk and weather stripping can help you fix air leaks without spending a lot of money. The calk can fill gaps and you can apply weather stripping around the windows. The results will be visible within a year.
Use Curtains and Window Films
You can dress the windows with heavy-duty curtains, shutters, blinds and shades to reduce heat loss around your windows. Using window films is also a great idea. Aside from being easy to apply, it also helps reduce energy loss and protect the soft furnishing and curtains in your home from fading due to the sun’s UV rays. Window films are usually made from plastic and polyester. You can apply it on your own or ask a professional to do it for you. Reflective window films are coated with metal oxide that blocks sunlight and helps conserve energy in your home.
Restore Your Windows
Older windows that are stiff to open or close or that sag are usually the result of poor maintenance. Proper maintenance of windows will extend their lifespan. Older windows made of hardwood will last for many years if properly maintained. We can tell you how it is done.
Depending on the main cause of your window problems, it’s better to get hire a glass repair specialist instead of a repairer to fix your windows. This is particularly true if the windows are in a registered building or old.
Essex Glaziers are expert in repairing and restoring all types of windows. Whether you have an older hardwood window or modern ones, we can help you fix it and restore its original condition. We can also give you tips and advice on how to take good care of your windows and how to fix small problems or concerns. Contact us today especially if you are in the Chelmsford area, we have a great team in Chelmsford, best window repairs Chelmsford has.