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INSERT WINDOW VS. FULL-FRAME WINDOW REPLACEMENT

The best windows will only perform well if your Chesterfield, Missouri, windows company installs them properly. Fortunately, Renewal by Andersen ® of St. Louis’ window installers  take pride in a job well done. That is why they consistently score the highest in our customer satisfaction ratings . They use their expert technical skill and judgment to figure out whether the right solution for your home is an insert or full frame replacement window.

Insert Window Vs Full Frame Window Replacement

Insert Window Installation

The insert window installation makes sense when the casing and trim needs to remain in place throughout the installation. They old window frame and sill also need to be in good condition and remain solid. In addition, insert installations make sense when the existing construction allows the sound  use of the insert. Before your installation, our expert will examine the condition of your windows to determine the right installation method.

If our expert in Chesterfield doors and windows determines that a window insert makes sense, then they will take measurements. During installation day, we will begin the process by removing the appropriate exterior and interior stops and the sash. They will also remove all the weights and pulleys if your window is a double-hung. We will then insulate the gaps and weight pockets, and then prepare the surface for a new insert. Your current window’s frame and casing remains in place all throughout the process. Unlike other insert windows, our products have narrower frames and more glass area for a better view.

Full Frame Window Installation

This makes sense when the old window is deteriorated beyond repair or if the existing window frame doesn’t allow insert window replacement. In a full frame replacement, our installation crew will remove the window frame and sash, exposing the rough opening. They will then check for damaged framing, and repair or replace as necessary. They will also check the flashing and drip cap. Afterwards, they will insulate any gaps and prepare the window surface. We will then place your new window into the rough opening, square it, insulate it, and case it with interior and/or exterior trim.

Renewal by Andersen of St. Louis is the leading choice for replacement windows in Chesterfield, MO, because of our professional installation and superior products. Our windows feature durable Fibrex® material frames and energy-saving High-Performance™ Low-E4® glass. Thanks to these features, our products can save up to 25% on your home’s energy bills depending on your home’s location. Call us at (314) 310-3636 to learn more about our replacement windows. You can also request a free estimate.

Reviews

"This was one of the best experiences I've ever had with a company. I ordered the windows in November and was told they wouldn't be here until July. That kind of delay the new norm so I wasn't a bit upset with the timeline. I was given an early present when they called to say the windows would be in at the beginning of May. We agreed on the week of May 16th to do the installation, there were 30 windows and a sliding door to install. They arrived promptly on their scheduled install date, and got straight to work. By the end of day one, they had all the upstairs windows complete and their work was incredible. Day two came with more of the same, the crew showed up promptly, got straight to work, and when they left they had every window downstairs installed. The third day they again arrived on-time, and got to work installing the door. The door and windows are perfectly installed. The two lads that did the installation did a phenomenal job, and were friendly to boot. I would give them more business if I had any :) The service I received from the company was great. They kept me abreast of anything that was going on with my order. I appreciate my concierge, Christina, she was good at communicating timelines and getting everything scheduled."

Lane Maxwell
Jun 28, 2022

"The two installers were great! They were polite and hard working and they cleaned up all the outside and inside. It was like they were never here. As for the windows, I love them, not only looks great, they are efficient. Now every window in my home has Renewal by Anderson."

Mark Palsgrove
Jun 23, 2022

"We had the pleasure recently of having Andersen replace all of our windows. From the very first interaction with the office personnel through the completion of the project, they have been nothing but professional. From Brian our sales rep to Christina the appointment scheduler, they were a pleasure to interact with. Installers Keith, John, and Evan were fantastic to work with. They went above and beyond to repair an area which was slightly damaged during the removal of a window...caulked and painted it. They took extra precaution to ensure the floors were covered while working inside and cleaned up each day inside and out. We love the look of our new windows and can't wait to enjoy the savings in utilities they'll provide. Thanks so much Renewal by Andersen!!"

Kevin Corrigan
Jun 15, 2022

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