The Window Shoppe September 4, 2021 No Comment
When the set schedule has arrived for the installation of your home’s window replacement, we bring you window replacement 101 – how to prepare and what you need to take to make the process go as seamless as possible.
You have to ensure that you and your home are ready for the entire procedure. Continue reading this article to find out the details.
Window Replacement 101 – How to Prepare
Preparing Your Home
Allocate an area for the installers for setting up their tools. Access to an electrical source is needed, so choose a close location.
Remove any fragile or valuable things from the work area. Keep away any items hanging on the walls or floating shelves. Also, put down any attached window treatments.
Cover your furniture to keep them from dirt produced during the installation. Move furniture about 4 feet away from the openings of the window to be replaced, if possible.
Ensure that there is restricted access to the window installation area during the process for safety. Keep the kids and pets away from it.
Turn off any installed alarm system to your existing windows, if there’s any. You might need the home security provider to deactivate them. Also, request them to reconnect the alarm system once the new windows are installed.
Window Replacement Installation Project
The team for the window replacement installation may begin to work now that the preparation has been completed.
Upon the team’s arrival, you have to show them where to park their car and set up their equipment. You can talk to the team leader to guide you through the overall process. Clarify things up and discuss any specific work instructions you may have.
Double-check that every window units and openings correspond to the service request so that you are all aware of the proper sizes, locations, arrangements.
Let them know of anything inside or outside your house that will need to be safeguarded during the setup. You can also request for the existing windows to be saved or have the team enter and exit through a specific door.
You may leave after everything has been confirmed and the team has started working. You are not required to be present throughout the window installation process. Before you leave, inform the team leader of your plans and give contact details in case of any important matters. It is, nevertheless, always a wise idea to be present if you have the time.
After the Completed Installation Process
Following the completion of installation work, and once the cleanup is done, the team leader can guide you through the project and show you how to operate the new windows. Finally, ask any other installation concerns you might have.
The Bottom Line
The installation completes the window replacement project. Make sure to follow the preparations needed and communicate well with the installers. Your effort and money invested in the project are all worth it. Now you can enjoy a comfortable and lovely house.