How do you know if your old windows need to be replaced?
We like to advise our customers to take a quick assessment of the window at hand: Is the window easy to
operate. Is it easy to open, close and move? Do you notice condensation on the glass?
Is your view cloudy or is the window frame wet? Do you have to manually put up, take
down and clean storm windows? Are your storm windows in good shape? Do your
windows lack insulation, thus allowing hot & cold air in at the wrong times? If you
answered yes to any of these questions it may be a good time to start looking at
new window options. Newer models of windows have great energy efficiency qualities.
Do I have to replace my old windows or can they be repaired?
While windows can definitely be repaired it is best to have a window expert asses the damage. Often times
the right hardware for your window can be hard to find and the time and money spent
may not be worth the hassle of repairs. A window expert can assess if there is rot, foggy
double pane glass, and sagging casements for the crank out style window. Should any
of these issues be present your window cannot be repaired and must instead be
How do I know my new window is of high quality?
Here at Metroplex Windows & Glass we pride ourselves in our customer service and attention to our customer’s needs
and budget. We like to explain in detail what the pros and cons are to the window(s) you
may be looking at. We also can suggest the best products in regards to your budgeted
price range. Our goal is not to sell you the most expensive window, we want to help you
find a good fit for the appearance of your home, your pocket book and your individual
Are new windows installed from the outside or inside of my home?
In general most new window installations are done from the outside of your home. In some cases an
inside installation may be required. The window expert that comes to install your new
windows will assess the work area and your homes individual circumstances and decide
on the best approach. He will also explain to you the approach and expected time frame
when getting ready for the installation
How Do I Prepare My Home For My Window Installation?
We suggest clearing the area of any wall hangings, window treatments, as well as creating a clutter-free pathway
to the said window. This allows for optimal room for the window tech to work in as well
as protect your belongings from any damage. It is also advised should you have any
security or alarm sensors to be deactivated before the window installation begins.
What Happens To My Old Windows?
Generally, once your new windows are installed your window installation tech will gather up any old window, storm window, and debris
and remove it from your property so you don't have to. Should you wish to keep your old
windows it is best to notify your window tech upon the start of the installation.
How Long Does a Window Installation Usually Take?
It depends a lot on the size of the job at hand, however most installations are relatively quick. A little time is added to
the clean up and trim work process but generally the job should be completed within a
single day to a few hours.
If I Have A Dual Glass Window Can One Piece of Glass Be Replaced?
In most cases replacing one window pane is done easily. However, it also depends on the extent. of the damage and the condition of the window. Having a window expert asses the damage can ensure that you make the best decision concerning both safety and cost.