How To Measure Vinyl Porch Windows

Jun 10, 2021

Home Improvement Tips For Measuring Porch Windows

Vinyl windows are a top premium choice for home remodeling and home improvement projects. In and of themselves, vinyl windows offer a thermal break, minimizing heat transfer from outside of the home to the inside. Porch Windows Direct’s Vinyl windows look great, are energy efficient, and require very little maintenance. As a result of their aluminum frame and composition, there is also no need to repaint or re-stain vinyl windows since they are the same color throughout.

However, before placing an order for a memory vinyl window, the first critical step is to determine the right measurement for the new window.

How to measure your windows

  1. The first thing you’ll want to do is to make sure that the window is level. Equally important is checking to make sure that the sides are plum.
  2. The next thing you’ll want to do is check across the width in three locations and make note of the dimensions.
    1. Measure across the bottom.
    2. Then, measure across the middle.
    3. Also, measure across the top.
  3. Equally, you’ll also want to check the height of your opening in three locations – Left, middle, and right.

When ordering your window, you’re going to want to use the smallest of the dimensions that we just took to make sure that your window is going to fit properly in the opening. You can downsize the window yourself, tell us what you want it to be, or you can give us a rough opening and we will downsize it a quarter of an inch. This will leave you with a nice eight-inch reveal so you’ll be able to center your window up in the opening. If you have an opening that is out of square, we will have the information you can follow that will guide you on how to properly measure and submit for an out-of-square opening.

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Vinyl Porch Windows FAQ’s

You might have questions about our EZVue Memory Vinyl Porch Windows for your home improvement project. These products are custom-made for your measurements in your home. Memory vinyl porch windows and doors are typically bought for converting your porch to a 3 season porch, enclosing a lanai, outdoor living space, or other structure. Our products offer a high level of UV protection and will guard you against wind, sun, and bugs. Below are some of our common questions:

What is Memory Vinyl?

Flex vinyl glazing makes the vinyl strong and flexible. Our glazing can be hit or leaned on by a child or pet and still maintain its form. With this patented technology you’ll never have to worry about golf balls, baseballs, or hail damaging your window.

Memory vinyl for porch windows and doors

Do you make custom sizes to fit my specifications?

Yes!  You may select sizes that are in the pricing grids or you can elect to enter your custom sizing.  For pricing purposes, always select the exact sizes or round-up from your actual sizes to get the correct price.  Then enter your custom measurements in the field provided for that information.

Can I install this product myself?

Our windows are truly DIY products.  Most likely, if you can handle a screwdriver, drill, and a level.  These are very lightweight, due to the memory vinyl insert instead of the glass insert, and install easily.

What colors of memory vinyl do you offer?

Clear, Light Gray, Dark Gray, and Bronze.

You can read all of our FAQs and get more information on our FAQ page.

How To Oder Vinyl Porch Windows

Measuring may not be your thing; we get it. Sometimes, these instructions can be intimidating if you’re not the handyman type. No problem at all. If you’ve got it all figure out and you’re ready to order with basic measurements, you can do that right on our online shop. If you need some help, just give us a call. You can also use the Facebook chat messenger in the lower left-hand corner of our website.

See why thousands of customers trust Porch Windows Direct for their porch conversions and outdoor living space home improvement projects. Call us for a quote or help with measuring and ordering.

 

 

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