Step 2 – Buying Replacement Windows for Your Home

September 10, 2014

Step 2 – Ask for References…You’ve evaluated your existing windows and decided to replace them.  Now it is wise to have a sensible and simple plan of action to make your purchase.  Consumer Ratings recommends taking these 7 simple steps to help make your purchase easier and more satisfying.

7 Steps to New Windows 

1)       Visit a Local Showroom
2)       Ask for References
3)       Schedule an In-home Appointment
4)       Ask for Energy Star Ratings
5)       Ask for Design Pressure Ratings
6)       Ask to see the Warranty
7)       Get a Written Contract

By now your list of potential contractors to replace your window is shorter because you have taken the first step to buying new windows:

Step #1 – Visit showrooms and select  contractors you feel comfortable working on your home

Now it is time to get – and check – references from everyone you are considering for this project…

Getting references from every replacement window specialist you are considering to perform this project is a smart way to ensure you will be satisfied with their work when your project is completed.  This is especially true for window replacement because we trust the company we hire to protect our home and loved ones from weather and intruders.

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Mark Milanese writes articles for DWM/Shelter magazine.