The Importance of Hiring the Right Window Installation Team

Mar 17, 2021

The Importance of Hiring the Right Window Installation Team

If you need replacement windows to update your home’s curb appeal or make it more comfortable throughout the day, you need to find a reliable window installation team to get the job done. Quality independent window installers have all the equipment necessary for installing your windows, and they complete the project on time. When they perform a proper installation, your windows can last longer and provide the temperature and humidity protection you desire for your interior living space.

Before hiring someone, it helps to get quotes from more than one company to compare prices and find out what each company offers. You’ll also want to speak to them to make sure they’re willing to accommodate your design and energy-efficiency preferences for your new windows. This guide can help you figure out what to look for among replacement window contractors.

How to Choose a Window Installer

Replacing your windows can be a significant investment, and hiring the right company for the job ensures your money isn’t going to waste. As you look for a professional contractor to replace your windows, think about the long-term and short-term effects of having your windows installed by a professional. Follow these tips to help you find the right window installation contractor for your home:

1. Consider Why You’re Getting New Windows

Before you search for a company to work with, you may want to have a general idea of what you need and don’t need for your windows. By knowing this information, you can stick within your budget and ensure the company you choose offers all the window installation services you need for your aesthetic, financial and comfort preferences.

When your contractor analyzes your current windows, they’ll check them for damage and quality. Your windows may have been damaged in a storm or from old age. Before you meet with the contractor, you may also want to check your windows for wear or rot so you can save time during your initial appointment and assess your priorities. Some damage, such as water infiltration, can affect your home’s structural integrity. As a result, you’ll need to focus on changing out your rotted windows more than your curb appeal.

2. Ask for Referrals From People You Trust

Most homeowners have a collection of contractors they call for the various home improvement projects they’ve needed over the years. Those around you may have gotten their windows replaced by a reliable company and be willing to give you their information. Here are some of the best ways to get quality referrals for replacement window contractors:

  • Ask your local friends, family members, co-workers and neighbors for the companies who have installed their replacement windows.
  • Contact your local Better Business Bureau to get information about window contractors in the area.
  • Search websites that provide the names of local window contractors to get information about their rates, services and reviews.

3. Request Quotes From the Contractors You Like

After you’ve researched some local companies that install windows, you might have an idea of who can best meet your needs. If you like a few of them in particular, you may also want to explore how updated and professional their websites are. While you’re on each company’s website, check out their customer reviews to learn about both positive and negative experiences. Request quotes from the ones that impress you to learn how much your project will cost and what they promise to do.

Request Quotes From the Contractors You Like

When shopping for a replacement window contractor, you’ll want to avoid picking the first or cheapest bid you get. The most affordable company might save you some money at first, but they might not deliver the same quality and reliability the others do. Instead, when you get a quote from any contractor, consider reading the fine print to discover what services they offer for your replacement window project. Make sure each one is trustworthy and experienced to handle your home’s particular needs.

4. Reach Out to the Companies You Want to Work With

Once you’ve narrowed down your search, reach out to the reliable contractors you’ve discovered in your area. A trustworthy company would be willing to discuss your project in detail and get to know you as a homeowner and potential customer. You’ll want to make the conversation meaningful by having a list of questions to ask them before you call. Here are some questions to consider asking:

  • How much experience do you have replacing windows in the local area?
  • How long have you been in business?
  • How long do you think the project will take to complete?
  • Can you give me a list of references?
  • Can you provide licenses, such as proof of insurance for property damage coverage, personal liability and worker’s compensation?

It’s best to work with a company that’s licensed and insured before bringing them into your house. The license protects you as the homeowner. If you have a problem with the company, you can reach out to the licensing agency and find out information about making a complaint. Their insurance can protect you financially if the contractor were to damage your property or get injured on the job.

Benefits of Working With a Professional Window Installer

Benefits of Working With a Professional Window Installer

When you replace your windows, you provide more protection and aesthetic appeal for your home. A general contractor can install windows, but it’s better to hire a professional replacement window contractor for the following reasons:

1. Access to Quality Materials and Tools

Each component of your window affects its function, performance and aesthetic, so you’ll want to find a company that offers high-quality windows. Independent window installers can get the best products for your home because of their connections to local suppliers. As a result, you can expect your windows to last a long time and improve your home’s curb appeal.

Besides the right materials, contractors need to use the proper tools for installing your windows so that they protect your home against air leaks. Professional window installers have experience working with the tools needed to ensure your windows have a tight fit and are level and safe. Since they have these tools on hand, they can finish the job on time instead of delaying the project to order them or get them from their office.

2. Expert Craftsmanship

Properly installing your windows prolongs their life span and keeps your indoor living space safe from uncomfortable temperatures outside. The correct installation leads to a tight fit inside the window opening and a secure seal and weatherproofing around the trim. Some windows come with special instructions from the manufacturer for how to install them. Only skilled, experienced window contractors will take your personal preferences, your home’s existing architecture and the manufacturer’s directions into consideration when installing your window to guarantee quality results.

3. Timely Installation

Your window installer should be able to replace your windows within the timeline they gave you before they started. When a professional replaces your windows, the project should only take a few days at most. However, a window replacement can take longer if the contractor doesn’t have the right skills or tools. A professional will know how to replace your windows promptly and adequately without rushing the project. Even if unexpected circumstances delay the project, a reliable contractor will inform you of any timeline updates.

4. Clean-Up Services

When you get your windows replaced, you can expect the area to get a little messy. After the project, your old windows, dust and construction debris will be in the vicinity. However, a professional window installer won’t leave the site until they’ve cleaned the rooms where they’ve worked. They might even put drop cloths on your floors and furniture if they believe the debris could get stuck on your home’s materials. As a result, you won’t have to clean up after them.

5. Experience and Reputation

Consider working with a company that has the experience to back up its expertise. It takes years to develop the craft needed to install windows professionally. Look for a window installer with plenty of experience under their belt, so you know they understand the industry and the craft behind the construction project. Besides the contractor’s experience, it’s helpful to find out whether they offer a warranty on their products. A proper warranty ensures they’re confident in their windows and installation abilities.

6. Industry Knowledge

When choosing new windows for your home, you have to consider energy efficiency, design, architectural style and materials. The right professional window contractor can give you all the information you need for any step in the process to make a wise decision about your window purchase, installation and maintenance. They’ll also give you information about what colors and styles would best complement your home. During your initial appointment, you can ask them about their company, such as what warranties they offer and what brands they recommend.

The Homespire Windows and Doors Installation Team

The professionals at Homespire check all the boxes regarding what qualities to look for in a reliable window replacement contractor. Here are some of the other reasons why you can trust us to upgrade your windows:

1. We Have Access to Quality Materials and Equipment

At Homespire, we’re proud to offer Made in USA Certified windows. We have a local, privately owned and operated window manufacturer in Mt. Carmel, PA who designs and builds your windows according to your exact specifications. We make our windows with custom designs and materials that are 97% sourced in the United States.

By paying attention to detail with the products we offer, we strive to provide windows that you’ll be proud to call your own. As a result, you can have confidence that your windows’ materials will last as long as you own your home.

2. We’ve Been in Business for Decades

We have 25 years of home improvement experience, so you can trust our window manufacturing and replacement services. Over the years, we’ve developed our craft and learned the specifics of our industry. As a business, we’re willing to share our knowledge with you to help you make an informed decision about your window purchase and installation.

During our free, in-home analyses, we’ll visit your home to provide an interactive, straightforward assessment to give you an idea of how we complete our services. The respresntative will assess your current windows and share how much you can save by investing in replacement windows. We’ll also compare the aesthetics, energy efficiency and quality of the different products we offer to your current windows.

3. We’ll Finish the Project on Time

We can install up to eight windows in a day, and we’ll finish in the timeline we give you before starting. Since we put such care into crafting your windows, you can trust that we’ll provide the same level of care during the installation process. We’ll bring the tools and equipment we need to fit the window securely in the opening. Once we’ve correctly installed your windows, you can be confident they will protect and conserve your home, enhancing its curb appeal and indoor comfort.

4. We’ll Only Send Reliable Workers to Your House

Instead of subcontracting, we use our own hired and trained installers to replace our windows and doors. Our installers are all W-2 employees and have top-quality training, equipment and transportation to ensure our installations’ quality is the best in the business. We perform background checks and drug tests on our employees, so you can trust who we send is reliable and under our care.

We'll Only Send Reliable Workers to Your House

The reliable employees who install our windows allow us to offer a lifetime warranty on both labor and materials. Since we know the people we send to your house, we can be more confident in the installation’s quality. We only use a small set of installers instead of whoever is available. The size of our team minimizes the number of potential people in your home.

5. We Offer a Lifetime Warranty on All Our Products

When you invest in our replacement windows, we hope we’ll be installing the last set of windows you’ll ever need. Since we’ve taken all the necessary steps to provide high-quality products and installation, we can confidently offer a lifetime warranty on our products and installation. If you need any assistance after we’ve installed your windows, we have a team of warranty support personnel ready to help you. We’ll send a team of trained professionals to determine the necessary repairs to ensure your windows maintain their quality.

Contact Homespire for a Free Quote for Replacement Windows

Contact Homespire for a Free Quote for Replacement Windows

If you need to replace your windows, you’ll want to have a reliable professional manufacture and install them. As an experienced company that serves Pennsylvania and beyond, we offer a wide selection of long-lasting windows to enhance your home’s aesthetic. The team at Homespire can install all of your windows in a day, so you can be confident we’ll complete your project on time. For more information about our products and services, reach out to us online or call 844-789-0256 for a free quote.

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