Vinyl windows grow old by time, you therefore need to replace them with time. Windows are very important in todays life, they enable our homes be ventilated and have good lighting. You therefore need to be very cautious about them and replace them so that your house can be in good form. In case you need to replace the vinyl windows you need to follow certain steps in order to replace the vinyl windows. These steps include.
Remove old windowpanes:
In order to install new windows, you need to remove every material that is on the windows so that you can give room for the new pane. There are very many ways in which you can remove the windows panes. You can do that by sliding the panes upwards and outwards so that they can be weak and afterwards you can remove them. Any screws that may be holding the windowpanes in place, you ought to remove them via the screwdrivers. This is a very important process as it gives space to where the new panes will be installed in.
Place the new vinyl panes into place:
Once the window that was in place has been removed and room has been created, you need to place the new window in place. Make sure you have measured the space that the window will occupy and make sure that you have the right frame of window that you are installing. If the window is larger you ought to resize it by calling the plumber or buying a new one of the right measurements. Once you have made sure that it is of the right measurements remove the vinyl window.
Apply polyurethane caulk:
After you have removed the window, you need to place a bead of the polyurethane caulk in the old windows frame leaving 3 gaps in the bottom so that the moisture can flow out. This polyurethane is responsible for sealing the window so that it be moisture free. This helps your house to be guarded against water leakage.
Place the window into place:
Once you have installed the polyurethane on the frame, you need to place the windows into place so that it can press against the polyurethane to ensure maximum sealing of the windows. In addition you need to adjust the window into place so that it fits well into place. You can do this by using a spirit lever in order to make sure that the window is in good and correct level.
Drill screws into the vinyl window:
The florida replacement windows must be held in place. You need therefore to make sure that the window does not fall off. Do this by screwing screws into the window so that it can be held in place.