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When Do You Need Storefront Window Replacements? November 7, 2019

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When Do You Need Storefront Window Replacements?, Rochester, New York

Storefront glass allows passers-by to view your merchandise, which can draw customers into your business and increase sales. Storefront windows also play a crucial role in insulating your commercial property and keeping it comfortable. Below, you’ll find a helpful guide on how to determine when it’s time to replace them.

4 Signs You Need New Storefront Windows

1. Condensation

When you notice condensation buildup between the panes of your storefront windows, this may be a sign that your windows are no longer properly sealed. This creates a foggy appearance that diminishes curb appeal and interferes with views of your merchandise, making customers less likely to want to walk in the door. Boost business by installing tightly sealed storefront glass that offers clear views of what you have to offer. 

2. Excessive Noise

storefront windowsOver time, your single- or double-pane storefront windows may no longer cancel exterior noise, causing the sounds of street traffic to interfere with your customers’ experience in your business. Keep the indoor atmosphere calm and quiet by replacing the windows with noise-canceling glass. 

3. Glass Damage

If you observe scratches or chips in your storefront windows, you should replace the glass before water starts to leak through the damaged areas. Excessive moisture causes mold to develop, which can present health risks to workers and patrons. If you notice water leaking into your business, schedule a glass replacement as soon as possible. 

4. Elevated Energy Bills

Unexplained spikes in your commercial utility bills may be the result of inefficient storefront windows. Invest in new windows that have argon gas fillings and low-E coatings that will prevent heat transfer and take some of the stress off your HVAC system, thus minimizing your energy expenses. 


When you’re ready to upgrade your storefront windows, get in touch with Mr. Glass. For over a decade, they have provided residential, commercial, and auto glass repairs and replacements to clients throughout Rochester, NY. Call (585) 271-1270 to get a quote on mobile glass replacement services, and visit them online to learn more about their work on for windows, doors, and mirrors. 

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