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Why Your Old Windows Are Rattling

Age and constant weather exposure make your existing windows more susceptible to rattling. But why exactly does this problem occur in your old units, and how do you deal with it?

Why Your Old Windows Are Rattling

Reasons Your Old Windows Rattle

The rattling in your windows is not only an annoyance – it can also indicate an underlying problem with your existing units. One possibility is loose glass, which can only mean the caulking has already deteriorated between the frames and the window opening. Any openings created by the damaged seal around the windows makes it easier for outdoor temperatures to leak inside your home, compromising its thermal comfort and allowing costly energy to leak outside.

Another reason is rot, which is more common in old wooden windows. This happens when the units are exposed to excessive moisture, causing mold to develop and eat away at the frames. Because both glass and framing material are already compromised, your windows may rattle when a forceful gale makes any contact with them. Should you notice rattling in your current windows, make sure to consult a reliable window and door replacement company like Renewal by Andersen® of Southwest Missouri promptly for the necessary solution.

What to Do About Rattling Windows

Because rattling in windows is a serious problem no amount of repair or maintenance work can deal with, you’ll need to consider replacement. Renewal by Andersen of Southwest Missouri can help you with this. When you turn to us for this project, you can always expect more-than-satisfactory results. Our commitment to complete client satisfaction via exceptional workmanship is one of the reasons we remain one of the leading window experts in the area.

Our windows use Fibrex® composite material for sashes and frames, offering wood’s durability and superior insulating properties and vinyl’s maintenance-free performance. Fibrex doesn’t crack, pit, corrode or rot, allowing for longer-lasting, more airtight windows. When combined with our High-Performance™ Low-E4® SmartSun™ glass, our options can outclass even the best vinyl replacement windows available today.

Look no further than Renewal by Andersen of Southwest Missouri for your window replacement needs. We proudly serve Springfield, MO, and the surrounding areas. Call us today at (417) 268-9301, or fill out this contact form to schedule your consultation.

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