5 Steps to a Successful Window Installation Project

5 Steps to a Successful Window Installation Project

October 14, 2014

There are many factors to consider when you’re ready to replace your windows. However, with proper planning, this doesn’t need to be a stressful experience. Renewal by Andersen®, your trusted window replacement company in Milwaukee, has compiled a simple checklist of what to do before you undertake this home improvement project.

  • Do some preliminary research. Learn about the latest advances in window frame materials and glass. Decide how much you are willing to spend on windows. Buy the best windows you can afford, even if it means replacing them in stages rather than all at once.
  • Schedule an in-home inspection. Many window contractors, including Renewal by Andersen of Milwaukee, offer free in-home consultations. Make use of this opportunity to have your windows evaluated and measured by an expert. Be open to learning about all the window options when it comes to style, materials and energy efficiency.
  • Decide what you want. There are numerous window styles on the market today, including bow and bay, casement, double-hung, picture, sliding, specialty and awning windows in Milwaukee. Determine which windows you want to have installed.
  • Ask for a written estimate. Request estimates from at least three reputable installers.Having all the details and specifications in writing means both parties will understand the scope and cost of the project. Compare the estimates in terms of cost, quality and warranty coverage.
  • Select and hire a reputable contractor. Aside from making your window installation stress-free, hiring a trustworthy contractor will guarantee safe, fast, high-quality work. Don’t forget to verify licensing, insurance, certifications and customer references before signing a contract.

Renewal by Andersen of Milwaukee would appreciate the opportunity to provide you with a no-obligation consultation for replacement windows in Milwaukee. Ensure the success of your window replacement project by calling Renewal by Andersen today at (262) 522-3034.

Hear From Our Customers

This was a great crew to work with. Both the original install manager we worked with (Jay) and the install team (Daniel, Mason, Tony, Ethan, and Jose). Everyone was very professional and knowledgable. They answered all my questions and the end result on the house is great. In 3 days they replaced an old bay window with a new bay window, a set of french doors on the patio with a sliding patio door, and our old front door with a new front door and storm door.

Jason and Brett did an awesome job installing our doors. We had separate installers a month earlier for our windows who also did a fantastic job. They were all very professional and cleaned up almost better than the area looked before the installation! Since these were both jobs that took more than one day the installers were great at keeping us informed on the status of where the project was at along the way.

I cant express how happy we are with choosing Andersen for our window installation. Our sales representative was knowledgeable with product and answered any questions we had without hesitation. I did also fill out a survey that was sent in an email, but sadly I failed to personally name the two gentlemen that performed the actual installation. Barrett and Francisco were our guys, and let me tell you, they were outstanding!!! They did Excellent work and were professional as well as efficient and made this a smooth, none evasive process for us. I strongly recommend this company and these installers to anyone in need of windows!!! My husband and I could not be more pleased we chose Andersen for replacing our windows!!!

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