Installation mistakes can render your new window assembly useless. That’s like throwing money out the window. To prevent such problems, it’s better that you find an expert window replacement contractor to help you.
Do your homework
Installing a window may seem like an easy task—until you try your hand at it and find out it’s much harder than it looks. By researching your options, though, you’ll have an easier time finding a seasonedwindow replacement contractor to take care of it for you.
Talk about your expectations
Before the work even starts, make sure you and your contractor are on the same page. Talk about what you want to happen, the Consumer Reports says. If there are any problems ahead, sorting things out now will considerably lessen those issues as you move forward.
Consider communication ease
Do you find it easy to talk to the contractor about your plans or what you want for your windows? Does the contractor know how to listen? If the contractor can’t seem to understand what you wish to or is unwilling to listen to your ideas, insisting instead that his way is better, that’s a red flashing flag. Don’t sign that contract. Find someone else.
Ask about the details
What’s going to happen? Check for installation details. How will the windows be sealed? How will the insulation be done? What kind of materials will be used? You want to make sure they aren’t going to go with substandard or cheap materials that will break down on you much too soon.
Look for comments or feedback about the firm. What do other clients say? Has their experience been a positive one? Take the reviews with a grain of salt. But if there are too many negative reviews, it may be time to sit up, listen and move on to the rest of the options on your list.