For many Dayton homeowners, the task of replacing windows is fraught with worries and concerns. To be sure, the process is complicated, and best left to professionals. However, the good news is that you can easily schedule a time to have all of your windows replaced at once, so the project won’t drag on. If you want to know how many windows you can replace, here’s what you really need to know:
More is Better
The first thing you need to know is that replacing more windows is always preferable to replacing a few at a time. This is because whether they’re replacing a single window or a full house, it takes the same amount of time to drive to your location, drag out all the tools, set up ladders and scaffolding, and clean up. When you opt to replace all of your windows at once, you eliminate the need to repeat this work over and over. In addition, when you replace all of your windows at once, you guarantee that they all match and they all age at the same rate. Waiting to install a few windows at a time can have some unintended consequences if colors or window types are discontinued before you finish the project. Plus, any old windows remaining in the home may cancel out the energy efficiency gains that you would expect from your new windows.
What to Plan For
In general, a skilled installation team can remove and replace an average of 8-10 windows in a single day. Most homes have a few more windows than that. Thus, many installs take between one and three days for completion. However, this also includes time for the sealant to dry and other unexpected delays that might come up as the old windows are removed. Furthermore, your team will work efficiently to remove and replace windows in an orderly fashion so that your home is kept sealed against the elements as much as possible. Your Dayton home will be best served by a fresh set of windows all around. The best practice is always to have all windows replaced at one time to minimize disruptions to your home and guarantee the best quality installation. For more information on replacement windows in Dayton, contact Renewal by Andersen today.