How to Install a Window - Removal and Measurement

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You might think you're saving money by not replacing old or broken windows but in fact, those old windows could be costing you money in energy loss. With a replacement window, you can do the repair yourself and make your house look a lot better in the process. Replacement windows fit inside the existing window frame, so you only have to remove a few parts of the old

window before your new installation. In this video, I'm going to show you how to measure for your new replacement window, as well as remove the existing sashes. Replacement windows come in two basic types. The first I'm gonna show you is for existing wood-framed windows in houses that have aluminum, vinyl or wood-lap siding, or a brick exterior typically found in the eastern part of the country. This installation will not work

for existing vinyl window frames. The second type is a flush-flange application for aluminum sliding windows in stucco homes, typically found in the western part of the country. and some other regions. Now keep in mind that different brand windows install differently, so be sure to check the manufacturer's instructions. Also, if any party this installation seems too difficult, well Lowe's can professionally install your window for you. Let's start with the eastern wood frame. Now

before you remove the old window, carefully inspect your frame for water damage. If your frame is soft from extensive water damage, you'll most likely need a complete frame replacement. However if just the sash has water damage, you can install the window. Also check to make sure your window frame is square. To know what size window...

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Video DescriptionYou might think you're saving money by not replacing old or broken windows but in fact, those old windows could be costing you money in energy loss. With a replacement window, you can do the repair yourself and make your house look a lot better in the process. Replacement windows fit inside the existing window frame, so you only have to remove a few parts of the oldwindow before your new insta...