With any luck, you took your time in choosing your replacement windows in Upland, CA and when they came in on order, you are excited about the benefits they will bring to your home. The last step is having the windows installed. You are going to want only professionals to deal with this as their work is guaranteed and you are guaranteed that the windows will go in and operate as promised. Assuming you are going in that direction, which is always best for your home and your investment as a whole, there are things you are going to want to do in your home to prepare for the installation process. Here are a few items.
Who doesn’t have a few things on their floors, blocking paths? If you have kids, you might have more than a few things. You might want to walk from the front door to each window that will be installed and make sure there is a clear path. Kick shoes out of the way put toys back in bins, and roll back rugs that could be tripping hazards. Once those paths are clear, things will go more smoothly all the way around.
Installers need access to the windows and the biggest thing in their way is going to be the window coverings you have up over the windows. For that reason, you will need to take those down. If you are going to re-use the coverings once the new windows go in, store them somewhere safe, like under a bed or in a closet. Then, you can put them back up once the installation is complete. It’s also a good time to look into new options here since you are taking them down anyway. If you have the budget for it, new coverings might suit the new windows better.
Most homes have at least some furniture up against windows, whether it’s a bed in the bedroom, a couch in the living room, or a desk in the office. You will want to move that furniture away from the windows so the workers can get right in there and get to work.
The installers might bring power tools with them and they will need access to electricity. Instead of crawling around looking for things, allow the outlets to be clear and ready for them. IF they are blocked by furniture you have moved around, plug in an extension cord and leave it on the floor for easier access.
The installation process is the last part of the project, and it’s an exciting one. Once it’s behind you, the replacement windows in Upland, CA are ready to get to work. Most installations only take a day to complete, sometimes two for larger window amounts or special cases. You want to be prepared so the installers can do their job quickly and efficiently and leave you with the perfect set of windows. Contact the window experts for your next window project.