When you’ve got a problem with your home’s windows, what’s the first solution that comes to mind? You probably think about replacing them. After all, if you’ve got something that’s simply not doing its job, replacing it just makes sense, right? Well, maybe so. But our experts might have another opinion. What you might think requires a full window replacement might only need new glass to provide the solution you need.
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The difference is essentially what it sounds like. New glass is specifically referring to the panes of glass present in your windows, though it can also include seals and other non-glass bits that are directly married to a new pane.
A new window, on the other hand, is a total replacement of the entire structure that makes up what we call a window. This means new frames, new glass (though in some very rare cases glass can be preserved), new components—pretty much everything.
As you might expect, a window replacement is a much more expensive and involved process, which means you kind of want to avoid it unless it’s necessary. So what situations would require a full window replacement, and in which situations would new glass be just fine? Let’s go over that next, shall we?
Thankfully, most of the time. Many common window problems have to do with the pane itself or the seals used to house them and ward off air leaks. New glass is a good choice for:
So what problems require a total window replacement?
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