Window installation


After choosing the best windows for your home based on window type, performance and energy efficiency needs, it’s important your windows are installed correctly. It would be a shame to get all the elements of your window design right only to have your windows underperform or quickly deteriorate.

While it’s most likely your windows will be installed by a professional, there are a number of precautions it’s useful to be aware of during this process. The information contained in the following pages will assist you to ensure your windows are protected before and during installation.

Window care

Pre-installation care for windows

When building or renovating a home, your windows will often need to be stored securely prior to installation. Windows can be an expensive building component, especially...

Window installation

Window installation tips

Although most consumers will never personally install a window, there are checks that can be undertaken to ensure your windows are fitted properly. Poorly installed windows...

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