Cooler temperatures are coming bringing less humid and cooler air. Extreme temperature changes, moisture, and humidity can alter your home’s windows and doors. Windows that leak is usually caused by the seal breaking down. Leaks will further damage your windows and doors while also having a negative impact on your energy bills. If you are experiencing cool drafts in your home you most likely have damaged windows and doors caused by bad insulation.
WHAT CAUSES OF WINDOW AND DOOR LEAKS
Step one is to find the cause of your leaking windows or doors. Below are 3 reasons why windows and doors typically leak.
- Poor installation is one of the most common reasons for leaking.
- Windows that are not level will collect water over time
- Improper sealing can create small gaps that result in large air leaks.
HOW TO PREVENT LEAKS
The best way to prevent leaks is to make sure the installation of your windows and doors is done professionally by experienced installers. Hire an experienced and trustworthy replacement window contractor – like Renewal by Andersen of Louisville, Lexington, and Evansville.
REPLACE YOUR LEAKY DOORS & WINDOWS
Renewal by Andersen of Louisville, Lexington, and Evansville is the number one provider of window and door replacement services in Kentucky and Indiana. Call us today and schedule a time to meet with one of our professional and experienced design consultants today.