Quality vinyl windows will undoubtedly beautify and add value to your home through energy efficiency, cost savings, and protection from the elements. Most importantly, though, your windows are your first line of defense against intruders and natural disasters.
Doing it yourself might seem like a viable option, cheaper and easier, but the problem is that there are high stakes involved. If installation goes awry, it can cause very serious problems, such as leaks, hazardous areas, damaged hardware, and ruined aesthetics. If any of these complications occur, the project will have to be redone by professionals, and your window replacement project will cost twice as much as it would have if you had gone with an expert originally. Pretty soon, that project you thought would be cheap and easy has become an expensive headache.
You want a professional. The same way you wouldn’t hire a veterinarian to do your yearly medical check-up, you shouldn’t hire a contractor or handyman who doesn’t specialize in windows for your home window replacement project. It’s the surest way to get the best quality replacement windows and doors for your home.
Not only will an expert installer ensure that your window replacement project is completed flawlessly, but your windows and doors will be covered by a warranty just like all of the products Clarity Windows sells and installs. Professional installation will avoid costly mistakes and provide quality security for your home and loved ones. When it comes to safety, you don’t want to take the shortcut.
How to make sure you hire a reliable contractor for your home improvement project:
Once you’ve made the decision to begin a new home improvement project, you will need to find and hire a reliable contractor. First, download a simple, step-by-step guide to assist with your window replacement. Next, complete these steps to find a qualified expert you can trust:
1. Get Recommendations
Gather three to four recommendations using personal references and review sites to find the best fit for your needs.
2. Vet Potential Contractors
Vetting your prospects could mean the difference between a successful project and one with major mistakes. Be sure to ask direct, thoughtful questions to each potential contractor.
3. Meet Your Top Choices
Once you’ve narrowed down your prospects, meet in-person to ask your project-specific questions and establish expectations.
4. Take Note of Warning Signs
Meeting with a contractor allows you to confirm their technical experience, but you also want to make sure you feel comfortable inviting this stranger into your home.
5. Final Meeting
Now that you’ve found your ideal contractor, you can feel confident that your project will be a success.