Four Signs It’s Time to Replace Your Bay Windows

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A bay window is a popular and charming feature that brightens up any room. If you enjoy a bay window in your home, it’s important to keep an eye out for wear and tear over time.

Four Signs It’s Time to Replace Your Bay Windows

Here are four signs that it’s time to replace your bay windows:

  1. Excess moisture – Water stains, mold spores, or any other signs of excess moisture on or around bay windows should not be ignored. This means excess water is seeping in somehow, and often there is more beyond what the eye can see. 
  2. Drafts – If your energy bills are increasing and you notice drafts around your bay windows, it may be time for replacement. All windows have a limited lifespan and lose their insulation over time due to degrading seals and other materials.
  3. Deteriorating Frames – Signs of wear or decay on frames are more than just an eyesore. Frames are vital to the integrity of the window, so it’s important to keep them in good shape. If they look worse for wear, it may be time to replace your bay windows.
  4. Jamming or malfunctioning windows – Like any windows, issues with functionality are a sign bay windows need attention. If your bay window is jammed or not locking properly, it may need to be repaired or replaced.

Bay windows are an attractive feature of any home. Keeping an eye out for these signs of wear can help ensure your bay window is properly maintained to keep its charming appeal for years to come.