Fitting new UPVC windows and replacing acouple of lintels

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Hi

I am getting three new UPVC windows and after inspecting the windows to be replaced i have noticed that two of them need the lintels replacing. Can anyone tell me how difficult it is to replace the lintels and fit the new windows?

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Rob
 
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Complete lintel replacement (spanning both leaves) is not a job that builders will be queuing to do.

Awkward, time consuming and thankless, sums it up. :p
 
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I forgot to mention its a bungalo dose that make it easier?

If it is a gable end then no.

If the windows finish flush with the soffit then there is only the inner leaf to worry about
If there is a course of bricks or more above the window then it is tricky, particularly if the soffit is clad in plastic and intrudes down the brick slightly.
 
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They are concrete lintels and one definatly needs changing because it has cracked and dropped slightly. Non are on the gable end
 
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