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Do Your Homework

When you make the decision to replace your windows make sure to do your homework. What I mean by “do your homework” is to research the products and companies that represent the windows you are interested in. All products and companies that sell and install windows are not equal. What type of window are you looking for? Vinyl, wood or fiberglass are all good choices and the one you pick depends on your needs and budget. Are you only interested in the utility of the window? Then vinyl will serve your needs. Are you interested in having a high end beautiful wood clad window that will enhance the beauty of your home? Perhaps you are looking for the most indestructible window on the market if so then fiberglass maybe for you. Within the product categories that I have listed there are many choices with a multitude of  options that you will need to consider.

Probably of even more importance than the window you chose is the company you pick to help you select your windows and then install your selection. Look for a company that offers you the window categories listed above, seek a company that has been around for a while. When you pick the company to work with make sure they consult with you on the project and are not just selling you. A consultant will look for the best product and options for you. Someone selling is pushing the product that is best for them or the only product they carry. Like the old saying “If the only tool you have in your bag is a hammer then everything looks like a nail.” The company that you put your faith in will work with you from the beginning until the end of the project to answer all the questions that are bound to arise during the installation. We have been doing replacement window projects both large and small long enough to know that no two jobs are the same. All projects offer unique challenges and our experience allows us to know what to do to solve any issues that may arise. Obviously there is no way to cover everything you need to know when choosing the company to handle your window needs in a blog. Hopefully we have given you enough information to contact us to start a conversation on what we can do for you.

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You only get one chance!

Yes that is right when replacing the windows in your home you only get one opportunity to get it right. Due to the cost and the time involved you better make the right choice. There are many questions to be answered. To start with can your windows be repaired instead of replaced? This is not always an easy question to answer because there are many considerations for example how long will the repair last before the windows need repairing again and there are other things that go into the decision of repair rather than replace. Another thing to consider is what type of material do you want your window to be made of? Wood, clad wood, fiberglass, vinyl or aluminum? Again there are considerations when deciding the material. For example does the neighborhood HOA have a convenient on the window material type. Consider the appearance you desire for your windows. There are many more questions to be answered when deciding on your new windows. But the most important question is who is going to install your new windows that you expect to last many, many years. That is the question you need to answer and feel great about your decision. You want the installer that has the knowledge and the equipment and support to get the job done properly and on time. In order for the windows to work correctly and not be drafty or leak the installation must be done right. Call or email us today and let us help you find the answers to all the questions that need to be asked when deciding on replacement windows. Consider this if you do not have the money to do it right the first time how will you pay for correcting the wrong choice?