Impact windows can be repaired but require more maintenance to do so. That is where people start to wonder if it’s best to repair the window or to get a replacement. As windows start to wear down, you’ll need to fix jammed windows, repaint, and find parts that may not be made anymore, and clean out the insides of the window. Along with that, once windows get older, the performance can go down with it. Impact windows block heat from entering your home. As it gets older this effect can weaken, and you’ll start noticing your electric bill is rising. A lot of homeowners use windows to appeal to potential buyers. As windows begin to age, the aesthetics (visuals) of the windows start to decay. By replacing your window a lot of these issues can be fixed. This would lead to you getting a window upgrade and getting something you can rely on. The choice ultimately falls on the homeowner and if they want to maintain the window or replace it. Consulting a professional to decide what action to take is always an option.