How to Tell if Windows Should be Repaired or Replaced

Not long ago, if a window was broken, then the sensible option was to repair it. Then quite recently the low prices of a new replacement in uPVC, metal or wood windows meant homeowners didn’t really give a thought to repairing something when they could upgrade the efficiency and style of their windows for a similar price to repairing an old window.

Nowadays, many people want to better balance their budgets and their impact on the environment, so the cost of replacement isn’t the only consideration, as reusing old parts and saving them from going to landfill is a valuable option. Here are some common window problems, and suggestions for how to move forward.

Water leaks

If water is coming through your window, it may be that guttering close by or poorly draining pipes is causing a deluge to force some water through your windows. In this case, repairing the …