If you live in an older home, there might be a number of things you want to do to it. The kitchen and bathroom might be outdated, for example, and you know you need replacement windows in Costa Mesa, CA. Most homeowners can’t take everything on at once and even if you do plan to do things quickly in succession, it’s important to consider the right order of things. Getting replacement windows first is often the smartest move. Here are a few reasons why that is the case.
New Windows Save Money
While updating the kitchen and bathroom usually raises the value of your home a good deal (as does getting replacement windows), the new windows will actually save you a good deal of money as well whereas the kitchen and bathroom generally don’t. So by starting with the new windows, you are lowering your energy usage and your utility bills and allowing yourself a monthly savings that you can put toward the next project. The sooner the new windows go in, the sooner you start saving money when the monthly bills come in.
New Windows Bring More Light
Even if you put in the same window style you had before, you will have more light coming through your home. The windows today have larger glass spaces and smaller frames due to the new technology on the market. And many homeowners make it a goal to bring more light in so they might make further changes to the windows to increase that as well. When you have more light, you can see what’s going on inside your home and that can help you make better decisions about the changes you want to make in the kitchen and bathroom. Maybe you don’t need more light fixtures, after all.
Increased Curb Appeal
While redoing the kitchen and bathrooms makes a huge difference to the interior of your home, putting in new windows increases the interior appeal as well as the aesthetics from outside of your home. You can have a big change on both sides of the wall and then, once the outside looks nice, start working on the interior to match the fresh look outside. That look will transfer inside as well since you can see the windows just as much from the inside of the house.
There are lots of different reasons why you might want to move forward with replacement windows in Costa Mesa, CA on your home before you take on kitchen or bathroom renovations. Once the new windows go in, you can proceed with the rest of the changes you want to make in the house with energy savings in your pocket each and every month. The professionals at California Window & Solar are here to help you figure out what you want to do, how, and even when. We will talk to you about the renovations you want to take on in your home and how replacement windows will fit into the grand scheme.