Jalousie Window DisposalJalousie window removal isn’t too hard but you might wonder why these even exist in the first place. The reason for them being so ubiquitous is found in their design. These open easily and their slated construction allows air to pass through with little resistance. (Which is the reason these are quite energy inefficient.) What you also have to plan for is what you’ll do with the window panes and frames.
Because jalousie windows fell out of favor as newer, more efficient window systems were produced, manufacturers ceased production of the window system. Jalousie window frames incorporate metal housings that use a setscrew and wedge or metal tab to hold the panes in place. —San Francisco GateAfter all, this is construction debris and you can’t simply drag it out to the curb. Instead, schedule junk removal to come haul away the debris, along with any other junk you’d like to purge. This way, you get rid of more stuff and don’t have to deal with the disposal hassle. Additionally, you can offload even more stuff, if you want and be even further ahead, gaining more preciou storage space.
Palatka Jalousie Window RemovalThe trick to jalousie window removal is to get the fixture out of place without any or little breakage. Which means you’ll need to remove the panes individually first and then you can uninstall the frames to make room for replacements. Here’s an overview of how to do jalousie window removal on your own:
- Remove the screen. The first step in the jalousie window removal process is to remove the screen from the fixture. Simply pop the screen out of place and then set it aside, out of the way.
- Unfasten the setscrews. The setscrews or retaining screws are what keep the panes from sliding out of the frame. You’ll have to remove all the setscrews one by one.
- Remove the window panes. Next, take out the panes individually. Go from bottom and work your way up to the top to make the process a bit easier.
- Uninstall the window frame. Last, you’ll have to take the frame out of the rough opening in the wall. Examine the frame to learn how it’s installed and then remove it to make room for the replacement.