There are many advantages to replacing or repairing your windows. For instance, if you want to increase the energy efficiency of your home, you can install double-pane replacement windows. According to experts, double-pane windows have an inert gas, usually argon or krypton, sandwiched between two pieces of glass that insulate better than air and help reduce your utility bills. However, before the crew that will be working on your windows comes in, you should know what to expect and how to prepare.
Clear the Area
When the repairmen or installers arrive at your home, you want them to start work right away. For them to do this, the area they will be working on needs to be cleared ahead of time. That means removing curtains, blinds, and other window treatments that may be in the way. In addition, if there’s any furniture close to the window, be sure to move it away. Ideally, you should clear an area that’s at least three feet wide so that the professionals can work without interference. If you have any pets, make sure they also won’t interrupt the process by keeping them out of the room that’s being worked on.
Take Some Time Off
Sometimes, it’s best to take some time off from work so you can supervise the process. At the very least, have someone around who can assist should anything be required. For instance, there may be a need to move something, or you may need to answer some questions.
Get In Touch With Your Alarm Company
After having your replacement windows installed, it’s time to get in touch with your alarm company to ask if they can re-install the alarms. That way, you can have brand new windows and still maintain the security level in your home. It’s important that you have the alarm system re-installed by an alarm expert to ensure that it’s still intact. Sometimes, it may be necessary to modify the alarm system if your replacement windows have a new style. In any case, all you have to do is contact an alarm expert, and they’ll know what to do.
As you can see, there are many things you can do when getting replacement windows or having your windows replaced. This ensures that the process is quick and efficient. Now that you know how to prep for window replacement or repair, give us a call – our experienced professionals are on standby to deliver quality work for you.