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High Quality Window Installation Services by Empire Window Company

For more than 60 years, Empire Window Company has been the top choice for homeowners looking for window replacement services. Known for our remarkable quality, we take window replacement very seriously, ensuring every customer receives a perfect blend of aesthetics, functionality, and longevity.

Empire Window Company’s Window Installation Process is Characterized by Our Focus on Detail – Design, Construction and Installation

It all begins with a free in-home consultation, during which one of our company’s experienced window experts assesses your existing windows, understands your needs, and helps you select the perfect window type and styles that match your home’s architecture and personal preferences.

After finalizing the window design and taking precise measurements, your order is placed, and the windows are custom-manufactured using high-quality materials to fit your specific requirements. The materials are made from high-grade vinyl, offering not just high aesthetic value, but also exceptional durability, thermal efficiency, and low maintenance needs.

Once the replacement vinyl windows are ready for installation, a team of highly experienced installers from Empire Window Company take over. Our window installers have undergone rigorous training and have extensive field experience, ensuring the installation process goes seamlessly and professionally. Furthermore, our team is equipped with all the necessary tools and skills to handle any challenges that may arise during the installation process.

Installing Windows

Replacing windows is conducted meticulously, with a keen eye on preserving the structural integrity of the home and ensuring that every replacement window fits perfectly. Our installers carefully remove the existing window frames to avoid damaging the existing structures, and the window opening is prepared for the new replacement window. This involves cleaning the area, repairing any existing damage to the window sill or home, and installing a new flashing tape or barrier if required. Then, our beautiful vinyl replacement windows are fitted and secured into place, followed by insulation and sealing to ensure there’s no air leakage or water seepage.

Window Installation Timeframe

The installation process is usually swift, but is dependent on the number of new windows and the unique requirements of the home. Generally, a standard window installation can be completed within a single day, but for larger projects, it may take 2-3 days. Empire Window Company takes pride in completing the installation according to the agreed timelines, without compromising the quality of the installation.

Proper window installation is essential for a replacement windows to look and function as they should. Improper installation can lead to problems such as air and water leaks, inefficient energy use, and even structural damage. It can also result in operational issues, such as difficulty opening and closing the windows. Therefore, having a professional team of installers, like those at Empire Window Company, install your windows guarantees that they are correctly fitted, aesthetically pleasing, and functionally sound.

Punctuality and Cleanliness

In addition to quality workmanship, Empire Window Company also places high importance on punctuality and cleanliness. Our team understands that your time is valuable, so we ensure they arrive at the scheduled time and work diligently to complete the task within the agreed timeframe. Throughout the process, our team is careful not to make a mess, protecting your property with drop cloths and removing any debris caused by the installation.

Once the job is done, a thorough clean-up is conducted, leaving your home just as clean as before, if not cleaner. The old windows and any debris are removed, leaving you with nothing but beautiful, new windows. Our installers will conduct a final walk-through with you and explain the functionality of your new windows and to ensure you are satisfied with the outcome.

Utmost Professionalism

The window replacement services offered by Empire Window Company are marked by professionalism, quality, punctuality, and a clean work environment.

Environment. Our company’s dedication to ensuring quality window installation using high-grade materials guarantees not just beautiful windows, but also energy efficient and durable windows that add value to your home. Trusting Empire Window Company with your new window installation is indeed an investment that richly pays off in aesthetics, functionality, and long-term savings.

Empire Window Company is well aware of the pivotal role windows play in a home. Windows are not just architectural features that fill the home with natural light and offer views of the outside world. They also contribute significantly to energy efficiency, and the overall security of a home. It is with this understanding that our company approaches the task of window installation.

Custom Sizes

A key feature of Empire Window Company is our ability to craft a custom sized window to meet any requirement. We firmly believe that every home is unique, and therefore, its windows are unique as well. Whether it’s double-hung windows, a beautiful bay window, or a complex custom-designed window, our team has the skills and expertise to execute the task with precision.

Window Replacement Basics

Replacing a window involves several steps, which vary slightly based on the type of window being installed. Nevertheless, the basic process is similar. Here’s a step-by-step guide to replacing an entire existing window, stressing the importance of a good fit, along with comparisons of installing a double-hung window, a bay window, and a sliding window:

Step 1: Measurements and Removal of Old Window

Firstly, it’s essential to measure the old window accurately to ensure a good fit for the new window. Measurements should include width, height, depth and diagonal measurements. Once you have the correct measurements, you can proceed to remove the old window. This involves taking off the interior-exterior trim, unscrewing the window from the existing frame, and carefully removing it to avoid damaging the surrounding wall.

Step 2: Preparing the Window Opening

After the old window is removed, it’s time to prepare the opening for the new window. Clean the area, removing any leftover caulk or insulation, and make sure the sill is level. If necessary, you may need to repair or replace the existing window frame, ensuring it’s square and structurally sound.

Step 3: Installation of the New Window

This step will vary depending on the type of window being installed:

  • Double-Hung Windows: These windows have two sashes in a single frame, which slide up and down. To install a double-hung window, set it into the opening from the outside, making sure it’s level. Then, screw it into place, checking again for level and square.

  • Bay Windows: These windows project out from the house and usually consist of a picture window with two smaller ones at an angle on either side. Installing a bay window is more complex and may require additional supports due to its size and weight. Once the supports are in place, the window can be lifted into place, secured, and checked for level and square.

  • Sliding Windows: These windows slide horizontally on tracks. To install a sliding window, it’s placed in the opening, checked for level, and then screwed into place. Ensure that the window slides operate smoothly in its track after installation.

Step 4: Insulation and Sealing

Next, fill any gaps around the window frame with insulation, and then seal the window with caulk. Insulating and sealing are crucial steps to prevent air and water leaks, contributing to the window’s overall energy efficiency.

Step 5: Finishing Touches

Lastly, replace the interior trim and add any desired finishing touches.

Windows Have Several Parts, Each With Specific Functions:

Frame: The frame is the outer structure of the window and holds the sashes or glass in place. It provides structure and stability.

Sash: This is the part of the window that holds the glass. In a double-hung window, there are two sashes that move up and down.

Glass: This is the transparent part of the window, allowing light into your home. The glass can be single, double, or triple glazed for better insulation.

Muntins: These are the bars that divide the glass into panes. They can be decorative or used to hold separate panes of glass.

Hardware: These are the operational parts of the window, like handles and locks. In sliding windows, this also includes the tracks on which the sashes slide.

Weather Stripping: This material is used to seal the window against air leaks.

Jambs (Side Jambs, Jamb Liners): This is the vertical part of the window frame.

Proper window installation is essential to ensure that the window functions correctly and efficiently. The window must fit perfectly in its opening to prevent air and water leaks, ensure smooth operation, and provide the best energy efficiency. Different types of windows have different installation procedures, and understanding these can help ensure your window is installed correctly.

Energy Efficient Home

At the heart of the installation process is our company’s commitment to energy efficiency. Every new window is designed and installed in a way that optimizes energy use, helps to maintain the indoor temperature, and reduces the load on heating and cooling systems. This efficiency results in significant energy savings, making Empire Window Company a preferred choice for those who are eco-conscious and looking to reduce their energy bills.

Another critical aspect that sets Empire Window Company apart from others is the quality of its installation services. We understands that even the best quality windows would fail to deliver their promised benefits if they are not installed correctly. Empire’s team of installers follows industry best practices to ensure that the replacement windows are correctly fitted and sealed.

Property Protection

Despite the comprehensive nature of our services, Empire Window Company ensures that the window replacement process is as unobtrusive as possible. Our installation team respects your home and goes to great lengths to protect your property during the installation. Measures are taken to limit dust and debris, and the work area is cleaned thoroughly after the job is complete. Our installers work with efficiency, respect, and a commitment to leaving your home in the same, if not better, condition than when they arrived.

Communication

Moreover, the team is well-versed in the art of communication. They ensure that you are kept informed throughout the installation process, addressing any concerns and answering all questions you may have. They are also happy to provide tips and suggestions on how you can maintain and enhance the lifespan of your new windows.

Empire Window Company understands that investing in new windows is a significant home improvement project. Therefore, our company stands by its work, offering warranties that ensure your investment is protected. The combination of high-quality materials, expert installation, and exceptional customer service makes for a worry-free window installation experience.

With a reputation built on quality, reliability, and exceptional service, Empire Window Company continues to be a leader in window replacement services. By choosing Empire Window Company, homeowners are not just getting a new set of windows; they are investing in quality, comfort, and peace of mind. Our company’s commitment to top-notch installation, timely delivery, and customer satisfaction make it an easy choice for homeowners looking for window replacement solutions.

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