Preparing For Window Replacement

25 June 2015
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Replacing the windows in your home can be a very rewarding process. It can make your home a lot more beautiful and energy efficient, and it can save you money in the long term. Once you have decided to replace your windows, you will want to make sure that you adequately prepare your home for the replacement process. Below are a few tips that can help you prepare for the window replacement company to come into your home and replace the windows.

1. Remove Window Treatments. As you prepare for the workers to come and replace your windows, you will want to make sure that the windows are free from any barriers. Curtains, blinds, drapes and anything else that covers the windows should be taken down. This will ensure that the window replacement workers can replace the windows more easily and will ensure that they do not spend extra time taking down these window accessories. This will save you money on labor as the overall job will get done a lot more quickly.

2. Clean the Home. When the company comes to replace the windows, they will have large windows, tools and other things that they will need to move around. Floors should be cleaned up so that a clear path throughout the home can be used without the fear of tripping. Countertops and tables should be cleaned so that they can be used by the window replacement workers. You will also want to move any furniture that obstructs the windows so that the area by the window is free and clear of any impediments. This will ensure that the window areas are easily accessible and the windows can easily be replaced.

3. Old Windows. Most window replacement companies will remove and haul off the old windows. There may be a time where you want to keep the windows for one reason or another. You may want to donate them, keep them for another project or even sell them. You will want to make sure that you notify the window replacement company that you intend to keep the windows. You can then make the necessary arrangements for the old windows.

By ensuring that your home is properly cleaned, that you have a plan for your old windows and that you have removed all of your window accessories, you will be properly prepared for the window replacement company to come in and get the job done quickly and correctly. Contact a window installation service, like Innovations Siding & Windows, for more information.