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New England windows Installation in your new home

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When installing New England windows in the home, we know that most people hire a window installation company. Although installing Windows is not so difficult. If you have basic knowledge and skills, you can do it yourself without the help of a specialist. If you want to work well and quickly without any hassle, you must ensure you're up for it. So, do you want to know how to install your windows without a professional installer?

Check the frame

The first step is to measure the window. Check the size of the back frame to see the size of the New England windows installation. The rear frame is a frame made of wood that surrounds the window. If you recently purchased a home from a previous owner, you must remove the trim for accurate measurements. When resizing a new window, it is always recommended to make it at least 1/2 to 1/4 inch smaller than the frame. Doing so will help you adjust the window as needed. It also makes it easier to resize the window to a square.

Remove old window

The next step is the preparation for the opening. If you want to replace the old window, first remove the window. For this, you can use an electric saw to cut the outer frame of the old structure. Do this only after removing the exterior or interior trim. When doing this, you will need to check the threshold at the bottom of your back frame to ensure it is horizontal. If the rear rack is damaged and cannot be leveled for some reason, it will need to be replaced with new wood. To square the edge, you need levels and shims.

Install New Window

The next important step is the installation. If you measure the rear frame correctly and it's appropriately leveled, it won't be challenging to install in a new window. To firmly secure the window, you need to use screws from the side. You can also use screws to adjust the New England replacement windows. You will need shims for a snug fit. You can also apply shims to the outer border of the new window. We also recommend using screws on new windows’ top and bottom frames.

Once you have successfully installed the new window and verified that it is working as desired, you can install insulation in the area between the back and the window frame. It must be installed to eliminate openings in interior drywall or interior trim. Brake metal must be attached externally to make the starting weather resistant. And your work is over. Following these instructions, you do not need to hire a window installation company to install the windows in your new home.

Avail Offers

Rescom offer one-time, transferable lifetime warranties on their product lines. This is especially great to find when comparing different companies. If new windows are damaged during transit in your home or while you install them, this warranty can save you considerable money in replacing damaged windows or window frames.


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