Are storm windows still worth it?

Storm windows and their value

Regardless of the type you decide to invest in – storm windows are a significant upgrade to your home – specifically when we’re talking cost. Even a one, single quality window can cost anywhere from $600-$1,000 depending on make, model, etc. So it should go without saying, folks who live in adverse weather areas like Tampa, FL will want to protect their investment. 

Enter storm windows – an affordable way to protect your windows from the worst. However – with lots of other inventions in the past few decades -particularly impact glass – some folks question whether storm windows are worth it. Today, we’re going to discuss why we think you should still be thinking about storm windows for your home. Let’s jump right in.

Increasing the value of your home

Windows make your home quieter, prevent damage and keep your home insulated. If they also look great and are long lasting that increases the value of your home. With the added benefit of storm window protection – it makes them worth even more. It’s certainly an investment – but a worthwhile one. 

It’ll cut down on your expenses

In addition to boosting the resale value of your home, they’ll also help reduce your monthly expenses. With storm windows, your home will be better insulated – so whether you’re heating your home or blasting the AC like you do down here in Florida, the temperature will maintain itself better inside your home and you won’t have to worry about dollars and cents getting lost in drafts. 

Protecting existing investments

Chances are if you’re investing in these windows, you’re looking to protect something – more specifically the windows you likely spent a pretty penny on. Storm windows protect your windows but also the interior of your home from high winds, flying debris and other extreme weather events.  

While these windows might cost a little – but the cost is de minimis when you look at the sheer amount of money you’ll save and the value that you’ll add to your home. And that’s not even getting into the peace of mind of being able to protect more of the things that matter the most to you. If you’d like to learn more about storm windows and what they can do for you, give us a call today and we’ll be happy to provide you with a free consultation. Until then – good luck!