The Importance of Window Repair for your Home

Posted on Apr 26 2019 - 10:23am by Ella

Windows are important in every home and commercial building; they provide natural, outdoor light, and undeniable architectural beauty. Maintaining the windows in your home or business is vital to make sure that the building lasts you a lifetime and provides you with the comfort and safety you and your family deserve. Ensuring that your windows are well looked after should be one of the major priorities on your home maintenance list. Having properly maintained windows will help to make sure that your home and family, business, and employees are protected from the elements and weather outside and safe from intruders. It can also help keep down costs, as it keeps in the warm and cool air during certain months, however, this can falter if the HVAC systems are not working or the windows are old and worn. So talking to contractors and professionals such as TSS Home Comfort for AC replacement, will help you make sure your space is a safe and functioning one for everyone inside.

Depending on the types of windows you have in your home will determine the kind of repair they may need, or if the window or window unit will need to be replaced entirely. If you need to get windows repaired or replaced with a new set of windows, you might want to contact Renewal by Andersen Window Replacement or similar other service providers. Some types of window glass need specialized equipment and techniques to repair properly, such as glazed or double-paned window glass. The same can be said for specific window frames such as wooden window frames.

If your area is prone to hurricanes, you should consider replacing your old frames with hurricane-resistant windows. That means laminated security glass, which is a special type of impact-resistant window glass consisting of a thermoplastic interlayer sandwiched between two outer layers of strong glass. This kind is available at companies like Riot Glass ( that specializes in window glass security and its variables.

It is important to keep your windows in the best condition possible so that they keep their energy efficient properties. This is especially true for windows that are made from double-paned units or windows that have a specialized glazing. These types of windows and window units also help to increase your home or commercial building’s value, but windows that have a faulty or damaged seal will take away from the buildings value. Double-paned window units can become fogged up if the seal is broken or damaged and moisture seeps in between the sheets of glass. Getting this repaired is crucial as the damage will let warm air out in the winter and cool air out of the building in the summer months.

Wooden window frames provide with a lovely aesthetic to any home or commercial building, but these window frames are susceptible to damage from intense heat and moisture from the outside elements. Wooden window frames that have begun to rot can spread throughout the frame quickly like an infection and could require the entire frame to be replaced if it is not repaired quickly. The rot takes away from the natural beauty of the wooden frame and lead to unstable framing structure, putting the glass in the frame at risk. Repairing wooden window frames is a simple enough process but needs be done properly to avoid any further damage.

If you have noticed any kind of damage to your windows, it’s time to get them repaired before they need to be replaced.

At Apex Window Werks, we specialize in these and many other types of window repairs and replacement. We have a dedicated and professional team of technicians who are trained to handle all of your window needs. We will come in to evaluate the extent of the damage and make the repairs quickly and effectively at competitive prices. Contact us today for a quote and we’ll help you get your windows and home looking beautiful once again.