Things You Need to Do Before Calgary Windows Replacement

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Making the right choice for the Calgary windows replacements is essential. Well, this precedes any installation process because the design of windows you choose dictates the general appeal of your home.

It is therefore imperative to get the best window installation company that offers customizable windows to suit your needs. The window installer should be willing to visit your home and discuss with you your concerns. Once you have decided on the best Calgary windows replacement for your home, this is what you should expect from your contractor.

  1. Removal of Window Jamb Extension

This is the first process during Calgary windows replacement. The window jamb is removed from the old window. The window is carefully unscrewed from the frame and removed.

  1. Preparing Opening for The Window

This is the second after removing the jamb. The opening of the new window is prepared. Careful inspection should be conducted to ensure the jamb is not damaged, and if faulty it should be repaired or replaced altogether. Note that the repair may impact on the window opening size. Therefore new measurements are taken with an added allowance for the new window.

  1. Inspecting the New Window before Installation

Window stop is checked. They can be reused, but you should investigate them thoroughly to ensure that they are not faulted. If found damaged, replacing them is recommended. Before applying any silicone, dry fit the window so that you are sure there will be no problems with fitting. Once it fits without any difficulty, remove the window.

  1. Installing Window into Position

Before installing the window, silicone is applied in the inner edge of the window and put into place. Make sure correct alignment of the window is done. However, of the significant importance of Calgary windows replacement is ensuring that the cedar shims are pressed between the base of the window jamb and frame to level it.

One screw is then put at the bottom and the other at the top of the window on the pre-drilled holes on the frame. Once the window is in place, insulation is added in the gaps on the window frames.

  1. Installing Window Moulding

The moulding you chose is then installed around the window. Measurements of each piece are taken and cut to the desired length. The trim is then fixed with a finishing nail.

  1. Painting of The Window Trim

This is the final stage of Calgary windows replacement. It involves filling all the nail holes with wood putty and painting the trim moulding to conclude the entire work.

Are your windows in bad shape and you want to replace them? At Weatherpro, we will help you go through the entire process and get quality replacements of windows in Calgary.

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