Residential window replacement is one of the most significant aspects of a home remodel or renovation. Anyone who hasn’t replaced their windows before may think that it’s a long and tedious process. In reality, it’s seamless with proper removal and installation. Here’s what you need to know.
Replacing Your Home Windows
To replace or not to replace?
Some homeowners are unsure about whether or not to replace their windows. They may worry it’s a long, inconvenient, and costly process. But, you can’t ignore or overlook window replacement forever, especially if they’re damaged. Cracked or chipped glass is dangerous and should be replaced as soon as possible.
Aside from the urgency and the harmful effects of keeping damaged windows, there are a lot of perks to replacing them. It won’t only boost your home’s curb appeal, but also improve insulation and turn your home into a more energy-efficient living space. It’s possible that the cost of new windows will be made up, over time, because you’re likely to save on heating and cooling expenses.
Window Replacement Process
After selecting new windows, the process of residential window replacement can start. To make the most of your new windows, the installation should be handled by professionals. It’s important that accurate measurements are taken, or your new windows won’t fit properly. It’s best to let the pros take care of it. There’s a certain what to measure windows for installation. Generally, it is necessary to check the window opening in height and width at three points.
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Window Replacement Timeframe
While replacing one window probably won’t take more than an hour, keep in mind that it may be necessary to order materials and wait for them to arrive, which can take weeks in some cases.
The total installation time will vary, depending on the number and size of the windows you’re having replaced. Most commercial buildings, as opposed to residential ones, have more windows for different reasons. This may require longer installation times than on residential projects.
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Window Company in Kansas
If you have any further questions about the replacement of your windows, or want to learn more about the process, get in touch with Total Home Remodeling at (913) 270-5851. You can also request a free quote on our site, or apply for financing.