If you are planning to sell your home, exterior improvements are some of the best investments you can make to increase resale value. However, you must consider the risks and benefits of major projects before spending on them because they can be really costly and time-consuming. Window replacement is generally a safe bet as it’s easy for homeowners to see the benefits of new windows. That said, it’s one of the most effective and worthwhile upgrades you can do to your home.
Here’s how replacing your old windows can increase your home’s value.
Boosts Energy Efficiency
When you get new windows, your home will be more energy-efficient, and you won’t have to use as much energy all year round. Replacement windows will stop air from coming out of your house and also keep outside air from getting inside. Your HVAC system won’t have to work hard all the time in the summer and winter. It will be a good selling point if you ever put your home on the market.
Improves Curb Appeal
Curb appeal is all about how your home looks, so if your windows are old, installing new windows is an effective way to add value and draw in buyers. New windows look better and work better. They also improve the design of your home. You can modernize your exterior by changing window styles and adding some decorative elements.
New windows have the advantage of requiring little to no maintenance once they’re installed. Old windows often need to be repaired frequently to make them easier to open and close. You won’t need to worry about repairs for a while after getting replacement windows.
Increase your home’s value with the right windows. Renewal by Andersen® of Central Pennsylvania can help you select the best options for your property. Call us at (717) 929-8610, or fill out our contact form to schedule an appointment.