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Window Replacement: When You Can’t Wait for Warmer Weather

There are instances where you can’t avoid getting replacement windows during the cooler months. Don’t delay the replacement of damaged and inefficient windows because they can compromise your safety and comfort. Immediately addressing window-related problems can also prevent your energy bills from increasing. 

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To ensure the success of your project, you must take proper precautions and hire experienced professionals. Here are helpful tips to make your window replacement work when you cannot wait for warmer weather. 

Have Your Windows Replaced on a Sunny Day

As much as possible, schedule your project at mid-morning or on a sunny day. Doing so will allow the new windows and other materials to warm up and expand. Keep updated on the weather and see if there is a chance of rain. Some window sealants require at least 24 hours to set before water exposure. Window and door replacement contractors should wait for all surfaces to dry before starting with the job. 

Your Installer Should Apply Silicone-Based Caulk Around the New Windows

Instead of latex or acrylic, your contractor should apply silicone-based caulk around the replacement windows. This type of caulk works better in cold weather applications and excels at weatherization and waterproofing. Proper caulk application can contribute to improved HVAC system performance and lower heating and cooling costs. 

Ask Your Contractor to Use Sealant With High Joint Movement

One way to help ensure your new windows perform efficiently is to ask your contractor to use sealant with high joint movement. Caulk with plus or minus 25% is ideal for cold weather installation. 

No matter the weather, Renewal by Andersen® of Memphis is here to provide you with superior window replacement services. We install high-quality windows featuring our exclusive Fibrex® material that’s twice as strong as vinyl replacement windows. Call us at (901) 979-4460 or fill out our contact form to schedule a free consultation. 


"The men who came out were able to work with each other good and professional showing us how the job would start and how long it would take. While they were doing their job they saw that the windows sills were off balance and very diligent and made it repairable to place the new windows in they cleaned up the area where they were working and made it look like no one had been there. They were very polite."

Andrew Pruitte
Aug 5, 2023

"Renewal by Anderson replaced our windows about a week ago. It made our home look brand new! Absolutely beautiful product!!! All the staff were kind and professional. Jackie and his crew did the installation and we have never had such a professional job done on our home! Highly recommend this company!"

Carley Aldridge
Aug 6, 2023

"I have purchased 16 Anderson windows and they are great. The windows are perfect but the installation was the best. It is a joy having these windows in my 1910 home."

Kay Veazey
Aug 25, 2023

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