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Cleveland Vinyl Window Installers

Transform Your Cleveland Home with Expert Vinyl Window Installation!

Exterior Armor is your trusted Cleveland vinyl window installer. If you are considering new windows for your Cleveland home, the professional vinyl window installers at Exterior Armor are here to help you replace those cold drafty windows. 

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  • Best Cleveland Vinyl Window Installers

    We offer two distinct installation options: standard and full frame replacement. Each method is tailored to meet your unique needs, ensuring a perfect fit for your home.

  • Option 1: Standard Replacement

    Quick, cost-effective, and minimally invasive. We skillfully integrate new window units into your existing frames, enhancing your home's energy efficiency without altering its character.

  • Option 2: Full Frame Replacement

    An all-encompassing solution. We replace the entire window unit, including the frame, for a seamless upgrade. This option offers optimal weather protection and maintains your window's original size for unobstructed views.

Discover the Benefits of Vinyl Windows

Considering replacing your old drafty windows with new vinyl units?  With a wide range of offerings, many from local Ohio manufacturers, Exterior Armor is the Cleveland’s best vinyl window installer. Vinyl windows are a cost effective and virtually maintenance free option that gives your home significant energy efficiency over older units. That’s why we think vinyl windows are the #1 choice for window replacement. See the benefits of installing new vinyl windows in your Cleveland home:

  • Cost-Effective: More affordable compared to other window types, offering a great value for your investment.
  • Virtually Maintenance-Free: Requires minimal upkeep, saving time and effort in the long run.
  • Significant Energy Efficiency: Greatly improves energy efficiency over older window units, leading to potential savings on energy bills.
  • Top Choice for Window Replacement: Considered the #1 choice by many homeowners for window replacement due to these combined benefits.
  • Wide Range of Options: Exterior Armor has diverse selection of vinyl windows, including many from local Ohio manufacturers.
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How Does New Vinyl Window Installation Work? Start By Choose Your Window Installation Option

A lot of people don’t realize there are two installation options when it comes to putting in new windows: standard replacement and full frame replacement.  If you are thinking about replacing your windows, these two options are best for homes in Cleveland.

Standard Vinyl Window Replacement: Efficient and Economical

Standard replacement involves removing all of the parts of your existing windows with the exception of the frame, which remains.  The new window unit is then fastened into the old frame.  Insulation (fiberglass or foam) is placed in the gap between the new unit and old frame, and interior trim installed to cover this gap on the inside.  The exterior of the window is then typically finished with custom fashioned aluminum coil and caulked to seal.  This is typically the quicker and more affordable option but does result in a slightly smaller window unit.

Full Frame Vinyl Window Replacement: Comprehensive Upgrade

Full frame replacement is exactly as it sounds. The entire existing window unit, including the frame, is removed from the home so that the rough framed opening is exposed.  A new window unit is then fastened into this rough opening. 

Vinyl Window Full frame Replacement Pros

Full frame is a better install option for several reasons:

  • It allows us to fasten the new unit to the exterior sheathing of the house with a nail fin. 
  • We then would tape the nail fin to the sheathing to provide a better weather barrier between the interior of your home and the elements. 
  • The new unit is also of the same size as the old window meaning  you don’t lose any glass size or visibility. 

Vinyl Window Full frame Replacement Cons

To perform this installation option we have to remove (and potentially replace) your interior window trim.  It also requires us to either cut back or remove and replace the house’s siding in order to get the nail fin attached to the home.  This means full frame replacements are more invasive, costly and time consuming than a standard replacement option.  If you happen to be considering a siding replacement as well this is a perfect time for the full frame option as you’d be removing the existing siding in that process regardless.

Expert Cleveland Vinyl Window Installers : Exterior Armor

We have experienced, professional Cleveland vinyl window installers no matter which option ends up being best for you.  Contact us if you’d like a free consultation and we’d be happy to provide additional details on these installation options.

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