A good window installer will measure your replacement windows for an exact fit!
Before you hire a contractor or a windows installer, it is important to know if they have professionals with the skills required to get you a proper installation without cutting corners. This is one reason people are always looking for contractor specializing in replacement windows..
Installing windows is not a job for just any contractor. A good window installer will measure the windows and get an exact fit. One of the benefits of an exact fit is it minimizes drafts. The precisely measured windows increase glass and daylight area maximizing the amount of light entering the house. A precise fit doesn’t disturb existing molding if it is a replacement. This means the new window is installed without any fillers and cause minimum disturbance to the interior of your house..
A precisely cut and installed window has a direct impact on the window’s performance, energy efficiency and durability. If you don’t have an exact fit installed, the window might not live up to its standards and might even fail. It all lies in the measuring of the window installation and installing the precisely cut window. If the window fails at the first installation, get a professional contractor to fix the problem and re-order the window. Make sure it is an exact fit and proper size replacement window. This means there will be no gaps compromising the house and no prior design of the house will be damaged.
If you look closely at the picture below, the contractor cut corners and installed whatever fits into the opening. The window looks horrible and you can even tell the replacement was poorly done. This is window was not installed by a professional window contractor. He cut corners right from the measurements of the window, cutting and installation. The window looks horrible with spaces left in between the window installation meaning it will be letting in some wind when it is windy. The window is also not secure and might fail anytime. Choose the right window company and get the right size measured window for proper replacement.