Replacing Windows: Advice for Upgrading Your Home's Glazing

Replacing windows in a home can improve kerb appeal
(Image credit: Evoluton Windows)

Replacing windows really can make or break a house in terms of looks, but sometimes it's a necessity, especially when existing window aren't performing well in terms of thermal efficiency. 

When renovating a house, repairing windows is always preferable, but depending on their condition, it's not always possible. The original windows may be beyond help, or they may be poor quality windows or designs that don't match the period of the house, installed by previous owners. 

Rebecca Foster

Rebecca began her journalism career writing for a luxury property magazine in Bangkok, before re-locating to London and becoming a features editor for a self build magazine. She is an experienced homes and interiors journalist and has written for many homes titles including Homebuilding & Renovating, Ideal Home and Period Living.

She has expertise on a wealth of topics — from oak frame homes to kitchen extensions. She has a passion for Victorian architecture; her dream is to extend an 1800s house.