Replacing old or faulty commercial windows on your property is one of the most important maintenance tasks that you can consider. Many property owners won’t bother upgrading their commercial windows unless they are in horrible disrepair – often even opting to pay for short-term repairs instead. This is a mistake for a number of reasons. The following are some of the advantages to replacing older or faulty commercial windows right away:
Reduce safety issues – The last thing you want is to be liable for any injuries caused to anyone on property, whether the person injured is an employee, a client, a partner or simply a visitor. Commercial windows that have been worn down due to age can sometimes be difficult to operate. Windows that no longer stay up can cause injuries if someone were to try and prop it open. Not to mention the safety hazards of commercial windows that are difficult to open. This could be a disaster if there is an emergency on your property and someone needs to leave the building through the window. Upgrading your commercial windows will eliminate these safety issues.
Reduce energy bills – Older commercial windows are usually less energy efficient than new model commercial windows. They also tend to have more air leaks due to wear and tear over the years. This can have a drastic effect on your property’s energy bills. By investing in new commercial windows, you can actually save money in the long run.
When it comes to replacing your commercial windows, there are a number of options to choose from. The following are some of the more popular types of commercial windows:
- Vinyl – Vinyl windows are lightweight making them easy and safe to use. They are also a very energy efficient option as they help to reduce the amount of heat that transfers through the glass. Vinyl windows are available in a wide variety of colors, and since paint is not used, no touch-up maintenance is required.
- Aluminum – Aluminum clad windows consist of a hardwood core with an aluminum outer coat that is practically impenetrable. This gives the window a natural look in addition to the durability and protection offered by the aluminum skin.
Consider replacing your property’s commercial windows to increase the safety of your building, reduce your energy bills and, of course, to improve the curb appeal of your property. Contact Midwest Roofing, Siding and Windows and see why Midwest Roofing, Siding and Windows is the trusted name for Minneapolis commercial windows.