Every Dollar Counts: How Vinyl Replacement Windows Can Save You Money
As this entry was being prepared, the US Senate leadership was frantically working on last minute additions to make the bailout more palatable to legislators. Economic unease is the order of the day. As major Wall Street firms collapse like pine trees in a mudslide, those of us who don’t have golden parachutes to cling to have to watch every dollar.
This is especially pertinent as cold weather approaches. The cost of heating our homes this winter is likely to be higher than ever before. Saving money is the order of the day.
Vinyl replacement windows can help you save money. There’s the immediate obvious benefit inherent in vinyl replacement window’s energy efficiency. Experts tell us that as much as 40% of a home’s energy can be lost through leaky windows — stopping that loss by installing a high quality vinyl replacement window, such as an Alside Excalibur Window is one way to eliminate that waste.
Vinyl replacement windows keep the cold drafts and frigid breezes outdoors. Maintaining a warm, comfortable interior temperature is one way to help your family’s immune system stay strong, keeping everyone healthy and minimizing expensive trips to the doctor.
Additionally, because vinyl replacement windows make it easier to maintain a consistent interior temperature, your heating system runs less often. This saves money two ways: you use less fuel, and you experience less wear and tear on your heating system.
There are a number of ways vinyl replacement windows can help you save money, from the immediately apparent to the more subtle.