Window and door companies
Window and door companies are your go to professionals for installation, repair and replacement of doors and windows. These professionals visit your home, perform an assessment and recommend suitable doors and windows.
A good windows and door company takes in your needs into consideration. Homeowners change windows and doors for various reasons. These include:
- Increased ventilation
- Enhanced security of the home
- Better function with changing weather conditions
- Replacement of old, damaged and outdated windows and doors
Windows and door companies have professionals able to work with you to provide suitable windows and doors. They’ll take into account your needs and the design of both the interior and exterior of your home. This allows them to recommend products that match your home décor or to finish the windows and doors with your design in mind.
Hiring a windows and doors company
Just as with any other contractor, you need to carefully select who you’ll hire to replace your doors and windows. Some of the factors to consider include:
- The length of period that the company has been in operation is important. If the period is long it points to their experience in the business. You definitely want someone who has the skills and experience for the job.
- Also find out whether the company is licensed and their professionals certified. State and municipal licenses normally require proof of qualifications. Therefore someone licensed is likely to have the skills required for your home.
- Thirdly ask the company to provide you with references that you can contact. Satisfied clients are a good indicator that the company is qualified and will deliver good results.
- Find out whether there is a warranty on their work. Manufacturers may offer a warranty on the actual doors and windows but not on workmanship. Ask the company whether they offer this.
- Additionally find out whether they work with subcontractors or in-house professionals. In case of subcontracting, what workmanship warranties are available?
- Get an estimate on the cost of the job. Talk to the company about what you want and then let them recommend products suitable for your home. They’ll then give you an estimate of the entire job.