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Recommendations for a proper installation of windows and doors

The installation of windows and doors should be taken very seriously. You have to remember that any modification you make inside your home should always be well thought out. Once you decide to move something around, paint a new color, create or install a new window or door is a fact that marks a before and after within […]

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The installation of windows and doors should be taken very seriously. You have to remember that any modification you make inside your home should always be well thought out. Once you decide to move something around, paint a new color, create or install a new window or door is a fact that marks a before and after within your spaces.

The first thing that must be clarified is that, properly when speaking of windows and doors, it refers to the supporting structure of said window or door, since its body as such will be made of glass.

What you should know when installing your windows

1. The glass

You must choose a glass that suits your needs, we recommend consulting a specialist, since each type of glass has a specific use.

If you want thermal or acoustic insulation, you can use chamber glass, if you want a much safer glass, it would be best to opt for laminated glass, and for more modern designs where the glass will be exposed, a tempered glass is the best option.

 But you should also know that translucent glass is no longer your only option, you can choose between frosted or reflective colored glass, or you can go for vinyl.

2. The framework

Most likely, your window already has a frame that will support the entire structure, although this is not essential, since the installation can also be done without this pre-frame, applying the window directly to the wall. It is convenient that all these details are well defined in advance with the personnel who will carry out said work.

3. The opening system

It can be based on your tastes or perhaps the space you have. Sliding windows are recommended for greater comfort, since their opening system is always kept within the frame, which allows you to move freely through each room. If you have little space, surely this will be your best option.

But if you prefer something more traditional, we can suggest a casement window, for which you should choose your hinges very well, since they must be resistant enough to the attacks of the weather and constant use.

4. Security system

In the same order of priorities, you must take into account the security system that your window should have, a window that faces the outside of the home is not the same as a window that communicates one room with another.

And in this area, the options are also very varied, we can go from a safe passage, handles, to computerized systems that open and close through keys. If you are looking for the correct insurance advice this will not be a problem

5. The color

In the installation of an aluminum window, in general, said aluminum structure is used in its natural state, very well polished it is excellent. However, this material can be painted to suit your environment and fit the decorative style of your preference.

In the installation of an aluminum window, in general, said aluminum structure is used in its natural state, very well polished it is excellent. However, this material can be painted to suit your environment and fit the decorative style of your preference.

6. Take care of the details

Definitely what is in sight does not need glasses, so you must be very attentive during the installation process, every detail counts. An unevenness in the installation would easily ruin the final result, in the same way all perfectly sealed joints are key for thermal and acoustic insulation; without leaving behind the appearance of your window at the end of the installation.

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