Replacement Window Installation Tips You Need


When you have a child, everyone has advice for you…even some people who don’t yet have children themselves. When you need replacement windows in Auburn, CA, the same isn’t true. Not a lot of people have gone through the process…in fact, most homeowners haven’t and only do it once in their lifetime. And even those that don’t certainly don’t feel qualified to give advice. While you may have gotten through choosing the windows with professional help, what do you do when it comes time to get the installation completed? Here are some tips from experts to help you get everything in order.

Tip 1: Hire Only Professionals

You can hire anyone you want to install your windows, but that doesn’t mean it will go well. IF you hire professional window installers from a reputable window company, you are on the right track. You want the windows you are getting because of their performance and appearance and you can’t have those things unless the windows are installed just so. Professionals know that and even offer a guarantee on their work in case the slight chance of something going wrong occurs.

Tip 2: Take The Day Off

While it’s not a must that you be home when the installation occurs, it can be very helpful. Take a day off and watch the installation take place. IT can be fascinating! The installers never really know what they’re going to find when they take an old window out to put a new one in. If there happens to be structural damage around the window that has to be fixed, it’s nice to have you on hand to show the damage and get the go ahead on anything extra. Plus, you can get things done around the house in rooms outside of the ones the installers are working in.

Tip 3: Heed Preparation Needs

Once you’ve chosen professional installers, you can ask them what they would like for you to do before they arrive. Some may even give you a list without being asked. These items will include things like removing your photos from the walls, taking down window treatments, moving furniture away from windows, and things of that nature. You want to have that stuff done and out of the way before they arrive so they can get right to work and get your replaced in as soon as possible.

When you need advice about replacement windows in Auburn, CA, or the installation that comes after you’ve ordered your windows, the professionals at California Craftsman can help. Our technicians are expert installers, trained by the manufacturers themselves. We can answer questions about installation and we are happy to do the installs ourselves as well. Give us a call at (530) 887-1857 and we’ll set you up with a preparation list and answer questions about how things will go on the day of the install. You can also visit us in person in our showroom at 4035 Grass Valley Hwy Ste G Auburn, CA 95602.