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When it comes time for window installation in your Plano, TX home you want to make sure you know what to expect. So, what can you expect? We’re going to walk through the process of installing your new windows and making sure that they’re ready to go. After all, you want to be ready when your window installers come to your house the very first time, without having to ask a whole bunch of questions along the way. By knowing what’s going on you can make sure your home is ready.
1. Measuring Everything
The first thing that needs to be done is everything needs to be measured out. Whoever is going to come in to install your windows needs to make sure that they are getting windows the right size. That means they need to measure what you already have or what you want to install so they know what to order. If you’re planning to simply replace the windows you already have that’s going to be a whole lot easier process. On the other hand, if you’re planning to install new windows where you don’t have windows now or expand the size of some of your windows that’s going to take more work.
2. Wait for It to Come In
When you order new windows it’s going to take a bit before you can actually get started on the window installation. Unless the company you choose stores a lot of windows and your windows are all very standard sizes you’re going to need to order the windows and then you’ll need them to arrive, be inspected and be approved for installation. If they aren’t approved or anything is wrong you’ll have to wait for new windows to come in that are approved and can be installed in your home.
3. Schedule Installation
This is where you’re going to schedule the actual installation. There is some prep work that needs to be done for each window and each space before the window is installed and all of this is going to be taking place during the scheduled window installation. If you walk out to check on what’s going on you’re going to see any number of things happening around your home as the window installation actually takes place. Each window needs to be fitted properly into the slot that’s been prepared for it. Old windows and to be removed. The space needs to be prepared and then the new window needs to be installed in it. Then everything needs to be checked again.
The window installation company needs to make sure that your windows fit perfectly and they need to seal them to make sure there’s no leaks or danger of problems. You want to make sure that you have well sealed windows so that you don’t have a whole lot of problems later on when it rains. A good seal is going to make sure you don’t have to worry about these problems and that the company in charge of your windows is doing their job well.
4. Check Everything
You should be invited to check everything over before the window installation company is actually done with the job. You want to be able to approve the work that they’ve and in order to do this they should take you all around the house to show you each individual window. You have the right to inspect everything, to ask questions and in general make sure that they did what they were expected to do. You want to make sure that the end result is something that you’re happy with.
5. Monitor Everything
Over the next several days you should be extremely observant of the windows and how they work or look. If you notice any problems it’s a good idea to call the window installation company immediately to come out and take a look. But keep in mind your windows should come with a decent warranty period. That means you don’t need to notice a problem immediately (it’s just going to save you time and money to do so). You just need to be aware and observant of what’s going on in your home.
Several times before the warranty period is up you should check the windows and make sure that everything is still exactly as it was before. You want to make sure that they still seal well and that they are opening and closing easily. You want to make sure that the windows look and react the same way they did before. That way you know there are no problems and you can trust that they are going to continue to work the way you would expect for a long time to come.
If you find any problems with your windows during any part of this process from the time they are installed until even after the warranty period is up, you should contact the window installation company. They should be able to come out to your home and check on anything that you see happening. They’ll make sure that things are done right, repaired or somehow made right for you so that you can get on with your day. Having bad windows is definitely not going to be a good thing for you and it’s not going to allow you to keep your home and your family safe. That’s why proper window installation is so important.
Make sure that if you need window installation you call Energy Window Solutions of Plano, TX. Our team is ready whenever you are and we can make sure that you have the best possible look and style for your home. Installing windows is something that we do all the time and we make sure that every one of our clients is happy with the end result. If you’re not or if there’s anything wrong with the job that we do we’ll make it right for you in no time. All you need to do is give us a call and schedule your appointment to get started.