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Do you need to hire an expert to replace a bay window?

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Installing bay window is relatively easy for those with some working knowledge of windows, and it doesn’t require an expert, especially when replacing a window that already exists. The window's user manual should provide all the required processes to follow.

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Though the instructions may vary depending on the design of the window, there usually are no significant differences. Taking the right measurements before purchasing the window ensures that the size of the available space matches that of the window. To ensure that the installation is proper, use the correct installation tools such as shim stock, a hammer, insulation and a caulking gun. Though professional assistance may be helpful, having someone to hold the window may be enough.

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