Homeowners are typically a bit hesitant when it’s time to replace their windows and we totally get it! Thankfully, the process isn’t nearly as daunting as it may seem. It can be smooth sailing when you plan properly and get a great team of professionals to heap up the project. Whether you consider vinyl windows or Low E glass window installation, a little preparation and research can make all the difference for the installation process. Here a checklist for all of your preparation needs:


Signs That You Need Window Replacement:


  • The House is Heating Up


    One of the most glaring signs that you need window replacement is that your home is warmer than normal. The summer months definitely bring on the heat outdoors, but does the interior of your home feel warm?  Has it reached the point where you feel uncomfortable? It might be because of your windows and the lack of insulation that they provide. As windows age, they lose their insulation seal and the glass begins to deteriorate, which makes it easy for air to pass through.


  • Feeling Drafts or Seeing Leaks


    If you’re indoors but feeling a breeze from outside, even when the windows are fully closed, that’s an indicator that you have a draft problem. What happens when our area gets heavy rains? Have you noticed rain leakage from your windows? Both of these instances are signs that you need to repair or replace them. Our window professionals can install new windows for you and fix this major issue in a flash.


    • Frames Cracking


      It can be assumed that older windows most likely have wooden frames. Wood frames have the potential to rot out over time, so it’s important to pay attention to older window frames to avoid cracks. The crack in your wooden window frame will eventually lead to leakage. Frames that allow water to pass through have the potential to grow mold and expand over time. Catch the early warning signs to avoid cracked windows with window replacement.



  • Cracked Glass


    Large to small cracks in your windows are extremely noticeable. Glass, just like any other material, wears down over time and lends itself to potential cracks. Here in Florida, the sun beats down on our windows which further increases the risk of cracked windows. The impact of sun weakens and softens the glass, which results in an influx of cracked glass.


Steps To Prepare For Window Replacement:



  • Evaluate Timeframe


    Window replacement jobs are more timely than you may think. Our professionals can replace the windows of a reasonably sized home in roughly one day, maybe two at the most. It all comes down to our ability to remove the old windows, prepare for installation, and then install the new windows.



  • Find an Expert You can Trust


    First and foremost you need to find a trustworthy, knowledgeable group of experts to handle your window installation. A great way to find an honest company is to hit the online reviews. Past customers are always the most honest, in our opinion. Ask around town about details of your neighbors’ window replacement experiences. We have no doubt you’ll hear some pretty encouraging things about the experts you know and love.

Once you’ve figured out which pros you’d like to work with, your next step should be to talk to get a consultation. Get a feel for the company, the process they follow and which materials they’ll use for your replacement. Once you get a thorough idea of what to expect, you’ll begin to trust their work.



  • Plan for the Installation


    On the day of the installation, you should prepare your home for your new windows. If necessary, move any obstacles that may in the way so your window professionals can get the job done quickly and efficiently. If the crew needs to work inside your home, removing curtains and decorations is courteous and cautionary. The professionals likely won’t have a problem doing this for you, but it’s always a good idea to accommodate guests.

While the pros are hard at work, it’s a good idea to request for an estimated time of completion. This will allow you to plan your day accordingly, run errands and get back home to new windows.


We do everything in our power to ensure a smooth installation for your new window, but it all comes down to the client’s level of preparation. Our team takes a lot of pride in our work, and we greatly appreciate when a homeowner does what they can to help the project run smoothly. This checklist is exactly what you’ll need in order to prep for new window installation. We can’t wait to work with you!