Summer is about to wrap up. and overcast skies are here to replace the last of the bright sunny days. Now is the best time of the year to call up your window and door installation company for some winter-ready maintenance on your doors and windows. Delaying these important inspection and service visits can lead to more and bigger problems once the frosty weather rolls around.
Here are a few essential end-of-summer maintenance tips.
Check the Weatherstripping
Autumn is marked with days of constant rains and high winds. This is the time when the seals and weatherproofing strips on your window and door installation are crucial. Make sure that they are in good condition and ready to face the new season by having them inspected and, if needed, replaced right away.
Use the last days of clear weather, and give the glazing on your doors and windows a thorough wash. Some companies even offer cleaning services as part of their seasonal routines; however, you could always choose to do the cleaning yourself. All you’ll need is a soft, non-abrasive cloth, a good window cleaning solution and a few hours of daylight.
Focus on Efficiency
You can also take advantage of the end of summer by scheduling your replacement work on these days. Consider replacing your old windows and doors with an energy-efficient replacement. Companies often give discounts and promotions during off-peak seasons so you’ll be getting double benefits as well. This is also the perfect opportunity to have storm windows fitted over your existing windows to further improve your overall energy efficiency.
This season, you can count on our professionals at Stittsville Windows and Doors for all your window and door service needs. Give us a call today at (613) 271-5434, or fill out our contact form to schedule a meeting with our representatives for a free no-obligation quote. We serve homeowners in Kanata and Stittsville, ON.