What To Expect When Getting Replacement Windows Installed

What To Expect When Getting Replacement Windows Installed

2 April 2020
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Getting new windows installed in your home is a smart move. It can help you reduce energy usage and cost, make your home look better, keep your house more comfortable all year round, and add value to your home. With so many perks, it's easy to see why so many homeowners choose to invest in replacement windows. If you're considering this investment, you may be wondering what the installation process will be like. Keep reading to better understand what to expect when getting replacement windows installed: 

You May Need Permits

In many cases, permits are required when getting new windows. Your window replacement company can help you through this process. You want to make sure that you have the necessary permits in place before doing any replacement window work.

Schedule Your Replacement

You'll need to schedule your window replacement project. It's important to be mindful of the weather. Your window replacement company will help you better understand how many days will be needed to do the work so that you can plan and schedule. 

Prep for the Installation 

The professionals will handle the removal of old windows and installation of new windows, but you can do your part to help them do their job better by prepping. You should remove window treatments, clear a pathway near all windows, make sure that hedges are trimmed and other items are out of the way on the exterior, turn off your home security system, and keep your kids and pets away during the installation process. This can help to save time and get the job done faster and better.

Removal and Installation

The removal of old windows and the installation of new ones may take a good bit of time. You should prepare to discuss with your installers where you plan to keep the new windows while they work on the removal process. 

Expect Additional Labor

As your window installer handles the project, the need for additional labor may come up. This can include the need to modify window stops or fixing rot. Just expect that this may be something that will need to be done in order to do the job right. 

If you're ready to take the leak and replace your home's windows, reach out to a window replacement company to get a quote and learn more about the process. You can make your home a better place by choosing to invest in this home improvement project. 

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