Ways To Installing House Windows
New house windows can make your home more comfortable and save you money in the long term. They can also make the outside of your home look much better. There are several ways to install house windows. And here some of them. Measure your existing windows. You will want to go outside with your tape measure for a more accurate measurement. Order new windows. You will want to order the exact same size from a hardware or window store. Depending on your home, you may want to deduct a quarter to a half inch on each side as you measure. This is because old windows were put in before brickwork and siding, and you will want a window that is a little smaller so it will fit. Make sure the window opening is completely level and square. Take out your old windows and the window frame. Take note of how the old windows was attached to your home. If your replacement windows comes with a wood frame, you can screw it in easily.
If your home is made of brick, you will want to be sure it has some wood blocks around the windows for you to screw in the new window. If not, you may have to install some shims to keep the window in place. On vinyl siding and vernier, the windows should be easy to install because it has wood underneath. Install your new windows using screws. Caulk around the windows. This will create a weatherproof seal so you won’t have to worry about any water getting inside.