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FAQs about the Installation of Replacement Windows

Homeowners only have to worry about replacement windows in San Ramon, CA once, maybe twice in their lifetime. Because it is so infrequent, a lot of questions arise when the time comes for installation. Here is a compilation of questions we get about the installation of replacement windows:

How often should I get Replacement Windows?

Older windows can last anywhere from 15 to 20 years or more depending on the material, climate, use, and maintenance. Wood windows typically last the longest, while vinyl the shortest. But if your windows are more than 15 years old it might be time to start considering replacement windows. 

Can I Install New Windows Myself?

You might think window installation is fairly straightforward, but the truth it the process takes meticulous precision. One mistake could render your new windows completely useless. This home improvement is a job best left to the professionals. 

Do I Have to Replace All My Windows at Once?

No. You can choose to replace just one or two windows or all of the windows in your home. It just depends on your needs and how well you want the finished products to match. 

Do you Install Windows Year Round?

Yes, fortunately, the weather in the area is fairly mild year round. That said, it can take longer to install windows in rain or snow. 

Are Windows Installed from Outside or Inside?

For the most part, installers work on the outside of the home. But there are some cases where it is necessary to work from the inside as well. On the day of installation, the job foreman will assess the situation in your home and explain the process to best suit your needs. 

Is Window Installation Messy? 

Because it does involve some demolition, there will be some construction dust with the removal and installation of replacement windows. But our installers are trained to create as little disturbance as possible. They will use plastic sheeting and drop cloths to protect your property. And when the job is finished they will clean up and leave your home neat and tidy. 

How can I Prepare my Home for Installation? 

It starts with clearing a path and giving installers easy access to windows. You also want to make sure you remove all window treatments and furniture in proximity to the windows. You should also disarm your security system. The job foreman will give you more detailed instruction prior to the installation date. 

Do I Need to be Present During Installation? 

Someone does need to be present to allow the workers inside and answer questions about replacement windows. 

How Long Does Window Installation Take?

Professional installers can usually remove the old window and install the new one in about 30 minutes. A project of about ten windows typically takes a couple of days for removal, installation, detailed finish work, and cleanup. 

Still have some questions about the installation of replacement windows in San Ramon, CA? Contact (925) 484-1747 or stop by 3732 Stanley Blvd. Ste. B, Pleasanton, CA 94566. Our goal is to provide our customers with the best window purchase and installation experience. 

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