Replacing and installing windows in your home is a large investment. To ensure it’s done right, you should hire an industry professional to eliminate the guesswork AND save you time and money.
Although a D-I-Y window replacement project might sound fun at first, if you aren’t a professional, chances are that something could go very wrong. Air leakage, water damage and loss of energy efficiency are just a few reasons that a trained individual with a high skill level in window installation is necessary for this type of home improvement project. Trust us, it will save you time, energy and money to hire an expert window installer to replace your home windows.
Here are some consideration to keep in mind when searching for and choosing a professional, reliable and reputable window installer.
Do You Know What You Want?
Before you start having windows installed, you need to make sure that you understand exactly what you want. You need to know exactly how many windows need to be installed and the dimensions of the window openings. In addition, you should also have an idea of what type(s) of windows you want. The point being: if you don’t know the scope of the project, it’s difficult to choose someone to handle it for you. Knowing what you want in advance will better prepare you to ask the right questions and will save you time and money. Check out our Window Buying Guide for tips and considerations to keep in mind when shopping for new windows.
Have You Already Purchased The Windows?
After determining which windows need to be replaced, measuring them and choosing new replacement windows – you’ll need to purchase those windows. Since most homeowners replace home windows only once or twice during their lifetime, we also created a guide to help you choose and purchase the right replacement windows for your home. Main points to keep in mind when shopping for replacement windows are: energy efficiency, NFRC certification, material and design.
How To Find A Reputable Window Installer
Correct installation is as important as quality of windows themselves, so it pays to have someone experienced do it. Even the best windows on the market will only function as intended if they’re properly anchored, insulated and sealed. To find an expert, reputable window installer, here are a few factors to keep in mind:
- Experience – Finding the right replacement windows for your home can add tremendous value to your living space. When choosing from the latest styles and materials, your first instinct may be that you can do it yourself…and you probably can. But remember, your time is valuable and installing windows and doors is a skill that requires expertise, especially when you see all the options available to you. We hope you will consider Frontline Windows & More, Inc. to walk you through the window buying process. Founded in 2005, we are proud to be a family-owned and operated business. Our years of experience with home improvement projects can take the stress out of selecting windows and doors for your home and make a huge difference in the total cost of your project.
- Equipment – In order to have a window installed correctly, up-to-date, quality tools are required. The craftsmen installers at Frontline Windows & More, Inc. properly secure your window systems so that they are airtight and firmly in place. The importance of installing a window correctly is to prevent moisture build up or water leaks, even if you hold a water hose directly at the window. It’s important to seal around the perimeter of the window with waterproof membrane, strips of metal flashing, and caulk.
- Warranty – At Frontline Windows & More, Inc., we offer a lifetime warranty on installation. After the installation of your windows or doors, you receive warranty paperwork from us. Plus, all of your warranty information is saved with the manufacturer. Some manufacturers transfer a lifetime warranty even after you sell your home to a new homeowner. When called for service, our technician can help you address warranty issues.
At Frontline Windows & More, Inc., we are proud to offer you true craftsman installation and ensure that your window installation is in compliance with CA building code. Our craftsman installation is a more detailed installation and gives your home that finished look.
For more information on any of our replacement window products or to schedule a free in-home consultation with one of our representatives, call us at 877-367-1054 or fill out the form on this page.