New Atlanta rebates, unusually high discounts from contractors and colder temperatures have homeowners rushing to claim savings this winter before they expire! Here are the 3 main ways to take advantage of this rare opportunity:
Seasonal Specials & Credits
If you replace your windows before the end of the year, you can qualify for state-specific tax reductions—like the insulation deduction—and save hundreds. Keep in mind that these are stackable with any additional credits from your utility company. On top of those tax breaks, most homeowners are also eligible to receive a sizable green-energy tax credit when they upgrade their windows. With such high demand, these credits will expire in 2016! It’s completely free to get quotes and check your eligibility.
Competition within the window industry is pushing down prices and playing into your favor too. Most contractors are offering discounts on new windows, making it a buyer’s market. To qualify, all you have to do is live in the right
There are many companies that allow you to get free estimates and see offers in your area. Here are two of the most-trusted:
Cutting Utility Costs by $100s
Did you know by simply upgrading to energy-efficient windows you can cut up to 40% off your utility bills? Older windows that don’t function well can cost you a lot of money! According to the U.S. Department of Energy, over 25% of a home’s air conditioning or heating can be lost through bad windows. Here are a few warning signs that your windows are wasting you loads of money per month:
- Rotting Window Frames, Which Can Spread Mold Throughout Your Home
- Compromised Window Panes
- Inconsistent Hot or Cold Interior Temperatures
- Patches on Window Panes, Signifying Seal Leaks
- Loud Outside Noises Inside Your Home
Not sure if these issues exist with your windows? Have a Professional Contractor come out to take a look for free.
Earning back 60%-90% of Costs
New windows are the easiest way to increase the value of your home. According to HGTV, by switching to energy-efficient windows you can earn back 60%-90% of your cost, if you ever decide to sell your home.