How Replacing Your Windows Can Make You Money With 3 Easy Steps!

1. Looking to save on your energy bill?

Do you have problems opening and closing your windows? Is your AC system running constantly to keep your home cool? Have your windows even become foggy or cloudy? If yes, the windows in your home cost you money due to inefficient windows. Energy loss associated with windows accounts for nearly 25% of the annual heating and cooling cost, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. When homeowners replace old windows with Energy Star-qualified products, you can save up to $465 a year, depending on where you live and the number of windows replaced. At EHI we only use Energy Star-qualified products!

2. Looking to increase your resale value?

Windows are more of a functional update and aren’t always noticed visually unless you see the before, but are a great way to increase the homes modernity and energy efficiency in a home. According to replacing windows is well worth the investment with an 85 percent ROI. When working with the right window company, such as EHI, a salesperson can help you select windows that are modern for the home. When replacing, it can help to open up a home, and everyone loves natural light. The products that EHI provides contains low-e, which blocks UV light and solar heat to improve the comfort of your home and protect for furniture. Plus, potential home buyers love not only a move-in ready home but one that is updated with modern amenities. Let EHI help you ask for a higher selling price and bring that contemporary feel to your home today!

3. Receive significant tax credit when replacing windows

The federal government offers a tax credit during some years to help incentivize homeowners when energy-efficient changes or repairs are made to a home. Making this deduction on your annual tax return, depending on your other deductions, can reduce the federal taxes you pay as a homeowner. If you replace/get new windows or doors installed that meet Energy Star standards, you can be eligible for a tax credit.

Tax credit: 10 percent of the cost, up to $200 for windows and skylights and up to $500 for doors.

Please consult your tax advisor or check for tax credits that are subject to change.