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How to Make Off-Season Window Replacement Work

Replacement windows installation is ideally done during the spring or summer, but there are situations where it just can’t wait. Fortunately, window replacement can be done in most weather conditions. Here’s how to make off-season window replacement work.

Check the Weather Forecasts

As much as possible, try to book the installation date on a clear and sunny day. Starting the job mid-morning gives the materials time to warm up and expand. Installing the windows before the frames and sashes have acclimatized to the local climate may result in warping or improper operation.

One of the advantages of working with a local window replacement company is that they know the local climate and can tell you whether or not the weather is suitable for installation. We at Renewal by Andersen® know that the performance of energy-efficient windows depend on proper installation, and we don’t proceed with the installation unless we’re 100% sure that it will not be affected by the weather.

One at a Time vs. Whole-House Window Removal

More than a few replacement window contractors begin the window replacement process by removing all the old windows at the same time before starting on the first one. While this process works on a newly built house, doing it on an already occupied home has many downsides. You will have to turn off your home’s HVAC system for the project’s duration, hoping it won’t get too uncomfortable. This also leaves the home open to dust, pollen and other particulates that may clog the air filters.

Our window replacement process at Renewal by Andersen is different. We remove and replace one window at a time. This means you don’t have to turn off your HVAC system. In addition to keeping your home comfortable, your HVAC system will actually consume less energy if kept running. Turning it off and back on consumes more energy, or fuel, if your home has a furnace. This process lets us perform window replacements virtually any time of the year.

Renewal by Andersen of St. Louis is your leading provider of casement windows and other popular replacement window styles. Give us a call at (314) 332-2364, or fill out our contact form. We serve customers in St. Charles, MO, and surrounding areas.

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"Scheduled for December, Installed in October, High quality windows and Excellent install team. I haven't seen people work together like that in years. I am definitely impressed."

Raymond Mills
Oct 13, 2022

"The service provided by Renewal by Anderson is great, both on the sales and the installation side. Our sales representative was very accommodating and helpful. The installation crew was efficient and they all were professional. These are really nice windows and a great upgrade especially from builder-grade windows."

Brad Allen
Nov 17, 2022

"It is great to do business with a company that still cares about what they do and respects the end goals. We appreciate your craftsmanship professionalism, and cannot say enough about the wonderful experience. It was clear from the onset of the installation we got the A Team and we certainly appreciate that."

1speedwagon
Nov 17, 2022

"Everyone I worked with from setting up the initial appointment to the salesman to the installers to everyone who checked on us and kept us updated on the progress of the windows was courteous, professional, and responsive. There’s always someone who is willing to answer your question without jumping through hoops which is rare these days! The installers were on time, did a beautiful job, cleaned up the space better than I expected, and even helped me with some blinds I couldn’t remove and fixed my squeaky front door! I’ve already recommended Renewal by Anderson to friends!"

Karen Mortillaro
Nov 19, 2022

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