Replacing old windows is both an aesthetically pleasing and functional upgrade. Not only does installing windows boost curb appeal and provide a finished look to your home, but new windows can improve energy efficiency and prevent uncomfortable temperature fluctuations in your home. Use this guide to learn how to install a replacement window and enjoy the perks and benefits of new windows.
Prepping to Replace a Window in Your House
Follow these steps to learn how to install a replacement window. It’s important to note that there are two main types of replacement windows—full-frame replacement windows and insert or pocket replacement windows.
A full-frame replacement removes the entire window, frame, molding, and jambs, whereas an insert or pocket replacement window replaces the window itself, leaving the framing and woodwork in place. This guide will take you through the steps of installing a window insert or pocket replacement window. Check out our Window Replacement Cost Guide to learn more about the different variables that can impact the total cost.