How to Install Replacement Windows
When you are planning to change the style of your home, sometime it is also important to change the windows because they help build a style in your home. Replacing windows doesn’t have to be done by a professional. You can replace your own window with some simple steps so that you can cut the cost to hire a professional. How to install replacement windows can be included in a DIY project so that you can firstly learn how to do it before starting the project.
Since you are doing a replacement, you have to firstly measure your existing window from the inside of the house. Measure the width by running the tape from one side of the jamb to the other side of the window jamb. Don’t forget to measure the bottom, middle and top because windows can warp and skew over the years. If the measurement more than 1/4″ or choose the smallest measurement. After measuring the width, you can measure the height from the inside of the sill to the inside of the top window jamb. Measure the left, middle and right then choose the smallest measurement to make the replacement window you want fit with the opening. This is how to install replacement windows can be started. When everything has been properly measured, you can work with the sash, the part of the window that moves and the stops, the thin vertical pieces of wood that prevent the sashes from falling inward into the house. Remove them to prepare the new windows to be installed. When everything has been removed; you van dry rub and preparing window, then caulk along the inside of the outside tops on the jambs. The last, install the window by putting it in the opening. Screw it with the provided mounting at the top and the bottom of each side jamb.
This is how to install replacement window that you can do to replace your old window with a more attractive one.