So, you’ve decided to install new replacement windows in your home. Congratulations! Deciding to replace your home windows is a huge task. You’ve already done some research on your preferred window styles, framing materials, and glazing options. However, your job is not done yet. Now that you’ve picked your new windows and C. Michael Exteriors is ready to install them for you, there are some steps to take to ensure the window replacement company gets the job done without stress.

Preparing your home for replacement windows is a great way to ensure your installation goes without a hitch. You won’t have to worry about delays as long your home is prepared when the installers show up. Here are few tips on how to prepare your home for your new window installation.

Give Them Access

Ideally, it is important to be onsite during your installation appointment. This will ensure that your contractors can easily enter your home and complete the project without issue. If you will not be available on-site, ensure a family member, friend, or neighbor can be there to let the crew in and monitor things in your absence. Also, remember to speak with your home security company to temporarily disconnect your alarm system as it may be triggered during the installation of new windows. 

Create a Path

Window replacement requires a lot of movement. You want to ensure the installation crew has enough room to maneuver. Clear the room and your floor of any obstructions. Lock up your pets and keep your kids away. Remove trash cans, potted plants, toys, sculptures, and any decorations around the window areas. This will make the job easier, faster and keep everyone safe.

Clear Away Furniture

Removing old windows and placing new ones takes time. Now that you have created a pathway, if you have chairs, dressers, and couches under your windows, take them out of the way. You might also consider removing any wall hangings. While most window removal and installation do not require any form of demolition, you don’t want any precious portrait and artwork to fall and break.

Have a Storage Space

If you are replacing all the windows in your home, you may want to consider moving items to your garage or basement or rent a portable storage container. This is a simple way to avoid misplacing items, as your belongings are in one dry and safe space.

Cover Up

For items that must remain in place both in and outside your home. It is important to provide protection. Window installation can be a messy job. Removing and replacing windows will require scraping away old paint and glue, removing old window frames, sanding, and painting. Cover your furniture and flooring with extra protective coverings.

Installing new windows in your home can be a stressful task, but you can get the project done quickly and efficiently with good preparation. When it’s time for your old windows to get an update, look no further than C. Michael Exteriors.

Your Go-to Replacement Window Installers

Are you tired of your old and ineffective windows? It’s time to reach out to C Michael Exteriors. As a family-owned Syracuse remodeling company with an A+ rating from the BBB, we are committed to our clients, and we’ll treat your home like it’s ours. We offer personalized window replacement services, high-quality products, and expert installation that will last for decades. So don’t allow your old windows to cause you more grief. We are ready to help you upgrade your home with new house windows! So give us a call now to discuss with a window replacement expert, or you can fill out our online form to request a free and no-obligation estimate.