Choosing replacement windows can seem overwhelming. However with a little effort and education anyone can turn basement windows replacement into a do it yourself project. Most homeowners will have little difficulty accomplishing the project over the weekend
You need not be well versed in mechanical or technical ability. Just some old fashioned patience, making sure to follow instructions, and you will be on your way
You wont have any trouble finding a local basement replacement window company. Browsing through your phone book might help you get a head start. Be sure to check the company you select thoroughly. You will want a company that honors thier guarantees.
The more you know, the better. You want these replacement basement windows to last for many years, so you will need to find a reputable company. Make sure the company offers a wide variety to choose from, and a warranty never hurt either.
Keep in mind that the more expensive varieties and materials more than make up for the expense with their long-lasting nature. Try to imagine what will be the final design of your basement when choosing your replacement basement windows.
Consider whether you will be in your home for a very long time and if the expensive basement windows are more appropriate. If you will only be there a short time, a cheaper style may be best.
Having a helper always helps when putting in the basement windows, so there are no unfortunate mishaps. Do not tighten the screws too much, or you’ll spend a lot of money fixing the warped frames in a few year’s time. When measuring the opening, keep in mind to allow a little extra room for the molding.
We can not stress enough that you follow manufacturer’s instructions. You will have a new set of basement windows in no time.