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What to Expect with a Replacement Window Installation

When it spring comes around here in the Minneapolis area, so do those house repairs and replacements that need to be done. Those projects include everything from new roofing to new siding or having new replacement windows installed throughout your home.

If your winter was a bit drafty, then it is probably time for you to change out those older windows for newer ones. Have the peace of mind knowing you’re saving money when you do so. The options to choose from are endless and if you’re ready to take the leap and switch out those old ones, here is what you need to know about the installation process that follows.

Benefits of Replacement Windows

Making the choice to replace older windows in the home is a good one. Here are some of the many, many benefits you get from doing so.

  • Reduce fading on furniture and increase visibility
  • Prevents mold from growing around the window sills
  • Lower your energy costs
  • Regulate the temperature indoors
  • Increase your home’s value

What to Expect with Replacement Window Installation

Once you choose the new windows, you then have to have them installed. Through the use of a professional window installation contractor, you can find out the entire process. They can let you know a time frame, as well as any issues you may run into. Window Outfitters is THE window installation company for the Minneapolis area, so we take the time to answer any and all questions you might have regarding the process. Our window technicians have decades of experience, so you can rest assured knowing that we know what we are doing.

  • They will want to complete an inspection with a walk-through of the home.
  • They do a checklist to make sure that you get the best installation possible.
  • They will use a drop cloth to keep the area they’re working in clean.
  • They will have tools and tests that are used throughout the process.
  • They want to ensure that the windows are installed properly and are in compliance with manufacturer’s specifications.
  • They will clean up when they’re finished.
  • The job isn’t complete until you’re satisfied, so they’ll be back if need be.

The old windows will be removed from the home, while ensuring that no damage to the home is done in the process. They will then install the new window in the place of the old one. Next they will add any necessary insulation and seal up the window. Yet another inspection will be done after the process to ensure that the windows were installed properly. They will show you how the windows work, while also answering any questions you might have about the process. They will make sure their work space is just as clean as when they came.

Here is some information needed to get your home ready for the installation that is going to take place.

If you’re ready to get replacement windows installed in your home, speak with us here at Window Outfitters. We can make sure your Minnesota home has the right windows for the job. We are a licensed Minnesota home remodeling contractor, and our specialty is installing energy-efficient replacement windows in the Minneapolis area.


Window Outfitters is a premier Window Replacement, doors, siding contractor and installer. As Contractor in the St Paul, Minneapolis, (Twin Cities) Minnesota (MN) metro, we proudly serve, but are not limited to, the following areas: Minneapolis Energy Efficient Vinyl Windows, Replacement Window Contractors Minnesota, Burnsville, Apple Valley, Lakeville, Savage, Bloomington, Edina, Richfield, Eagan, St Paul, Hastings, Minnetonka, Plymouth, Maple Grove, Eden Prairie, Farmington MN, Chaska, Shakopee, Chanhassen, Victoria, Mendota Heights Anderson Windows Minneapolis, Marvin Windows Minneapolis.