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Why You Should Replace Old Windows Before Selling Your Home

Attractive, well-kept homes sell faster than homes that are dilapidated and neglected. You don’t need an expert to tell you that. A home buyer will form an opinion of a house even before setting foot inside the front door. Before listing a home for sale, most homeowners will make minor fixes, such as repainting a room, upgrading the lighting or re-oiling old cabinets to help sell their house faster. 

Replace Old Windows Before Selling Your Home

But what about something more dramatic like installing replacement windows? In today’s post, your friends over at Renewal by Andersen® of Atlanta explains why replacing old windows can boost your home’s selling potential and as well as its price.

Why It Makes Sense

According to a recent survey conducted by the National Association of Home Builders, about 87 percent of potential home buyers are more likely to buy a home that has energy-efficient windows. 

Hiring a window replacement contractor to replace your old windows will give you a competitive edge and the phrase “new windows throughout” on your real estate listing is sure to grab a potential buyer’s attention. 

If your windows are relatively new then a full-scale replacement may not be necessary. If you already have modern windows that are not drafty, are soundproof, and are fairly energy-efficient then just sprucing them up can do wonders for your home’s overall appeal.

Also, if the budget is a bit tight and you simply cannot afford to replace all the windows in your home before selling, then replacing just one can do the trick. Adding a single statement or accent window gives your home extra personality and added curb appeal which may just be the edge you need to beat the competition. 

If you are looking for an experienced contractor for a window replacement job before putting your home on the market, then be sure to give Renewal by Andersen® of Atlanta a call at (404) 491-0124. Alternatively, you can fill out our contact form to schedule a free consultation with one of our experts today.


"Awesome job! Everything was completed as communicated. Everyone was very courteous and friendly. Other contractors should follow the Renewal by Andersen footprint."

Richard & Camille, Lawrenceville GA January 22
May 25, 2016

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