Why Are Windows Drafty?

Are drafty windows allowing winter air into your home while ushering heated air outdoors? If so, it’s time to consider replacing these inefficient windows with the best replacement windows in Ohio at Window Nation. We have an exceptional assortment of Pella windows, as well as other brand name windows. We offer double hung, sliders, bays and bows and venting windows in a variety of materials and when installed by our highly skilled technicians, our windows can reduce all drafts and keep your home cozy and warm this winter.

Dec 6, 2013

Are drafty windows allowing winter air into your home while ushering heated air outdoors? If so, it’s time to consider replacing these inefficient windows with the best replacement windows in Ohio at Window Nation. We have an exceptional assortment of Pella windows, as well as other brand name windows. We offer double hung, sliders, bays and bows and venting windows in a variety of materials and when installed by our highly skilled technicians, our windows can reduce all drafts and keep your home cozy and warm this winter.

 

Why are windows drafty? Here are just a few reasons why your Cleveland windows may be letting in drafts:

 

  1. Old windows can warp over time. Through weathering and water damage, these windows can slowly slide out of place, allowing air gaps to form which accounts for those drafts you’ve been feeling.

  2. When windows aren’t correctly installed in the first place you may end up noticing drafts. Windows from the professionals at Window Nation are installed correctly and come with the best warranty in the industry.

  3. If your windows are old, there’s a good chance the actual panes of glass aren’t very energy efficient and may be allowing heat transfer. Choosing energy efficient glass can help reduce a significant amount of heat transfer, reducing the draftiness of your windows.

 

If your windows are drafty, there are a few tips and tricks that you can use to fix the problem, but the issue here is that these are usually only temporary fixes and they don’t look good at all. Those plastic ‘wrap’ covers over windows look atrocious and when air starts to condense on them, water damage can occur. The very best fix for drafty windows is to choose replacement windows from professionals that you can trust who will install them exactly to the manufacturer’s specifications.

 

When looking for replacement windows, Cleveland natives know that Window Nation has the most options at the best prices. For more information on our many window options, please visit our showrooms in Warrensville Heights, Cleveland or Canton or contact us online. We would be happy to help you choose the replacement windows to best fit your Ohio home and improve the overall energy efficiency of your property.

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