Replacement windows are one of the best ways to improve the home’s ability to maintain a suitable temperature.
Installing Replacement windows in your home may improve its appearance, raise your home’s value, and save on energy. It is a somewhat difficult process and takes about four hours per window, depending on whether or not you are changing sizes, but can be completed by any homeowner. The benefits are numerous and the appearance and weatherization should make installing Replacement windows very worth your time and money.
Installing Replacement windows most importantly requires good measurements
If your replacement windows are the same size as your older windows then you won’t have to alter any framing. They windows will fit right into the existing frame. This will be the case if you have measured your existing window openings and ordered custom-sized replacement windows – or if you are lucky enough to have existing windows the same size as standard replacements!
When your new windows are different sized, though, you will have to buy lumber and re frame your window in order for the replacement window to fit. This requires measuring the new window and altering the standing frame to a size that will hold the new replacement window. This is called re-framing, and you will need to remove the existing window to do it.
Your installed replacement window will be beautiful and energy efficient. Taking only a few hours, it produces long lasting results. A relatively easy job, installing replacement windows is a great way to improve a room and add value to your home.