Why Homeowners Are Choosing Reglazing for Sunrooms & Solariums
As a treasured part of your home, the sunroom provides a bright and airy space to relax and enjoy the outdoors. But over time, those ample windows that let in sunlight can lose their luster and dim the room.
Double-pane windows are the most prevalent type used in homes and sunrooms today. They consist of two panes of glass separated by a layer of air or gas to provide insulation. While durable, double-pane windows still have a limited lifespan. According to the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors (InterNACHI), these windows last around 20 years on average before needing replacement.
Signs that your sunroom, solarium, or greenhouse glass needs to be replaced:
- Condensation or fogging between window panes
- Visible cracks, chips, or scratches in the glass
- Drafts indicating broken window seals
- Faded or worn window frames
What is Reglazing?
Reglazing is the process of removing old glazing (the glass panes) from windows and replacing them with new glazing. This restores windows to a clear, like-new condition. It goes beyond basic window cleaning to improve visibility and brightness.
During reglazing, any minor damage to window frames is also repaired. Deteriorated seals around the panes are replaced to make windows weathertight and energy-efficient. Historic architectural details like curved glass, stained glass, or leaded glass can be preserved.
Why Homeowners Choose Reglazing
- Lower Cost of a new sunroom or solarium
Rather than investing in completely new sunroom, reglazing saves homeowners money. Exact pricing depends on the number of glass panes, but reglazing costs a fraction of a whole new solarium or greenhouse. If the structure is in good shape, it’s an affordable way to upgrade.
- Quick and Convenient Process
In most cases, the entire reglazing process takes just a few days. After removing old glass, new custom-cut panes are precisely installed and sealed. This causes little disruption to your household compared to lengthy window replacement projects.
- Environmentally Friendly
Since the existing structure stays in place, reglazing produces less waste. It’s a sustainable option that benefits the environment.
Trust Sunshine Rooms for your reglazing project
Don’t settle for lackluster windows that darken your sunroom. Our professional contracted installation teams will install new glass to let the sunshine back in. Contact us today for a free consultation and estimate. We work nationwide with homeowners. It’s time to fall in love with your sun-filled space again!
Perfect! It’s exactly how we wanted them. The difference between our new solarium windows and our old curved UV-damaged Lexan ones is like night and day.
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