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Mistakes to Avoid When Getting Replacement Windows

May 22, 2017

You will likely replace your windows once, maybe twice in the lifespan of your home. So you can understand why replacement windows are not only a significant investment but also something a lot of homeowners get wrong. And when it comes to replacement windows, mistakes can be costly. If you want the job done right the first time, here are the mistakes you need to avoid:

  1. Going the DIY Route

There are many home improvement projects you can tackle on your own, but don’t let replacement windows be one of them. Looking for longevity, energy efficiency, security, and attractive finish? Proper installation is key! You would be amazed at the work, the tools, and the precision it takes to fit a new frame in your hole in the wall. Best rely on the professionals for this one.

  1. Not Asking Enough Questions

It is normal to feel a little anxious about your replacement window installation. It is a big step, a big investment, and a big interruption in your daily routine. Don’t be afraid to ask questions. If you have any concerns, just ask. Each of our installers is trained and certified. And we do not hire any subcontractors. As such, we know the installation process indie and out. We will help put your worries aside and keep you fully inform about the project process.

  1. Getting the Exact Same Brand, Type, and Style

You might think this is the easiest and best choice. But just because you are used to those particular windows does not mean they are the best option for you and your home. Typically windows last 10 to 20 years or more. That is a long time. New models and technologies are available that weren’t around ten years ago. Today manufacturers provide countless options when it comes to window material, color, size, shape, and style. Not to mention the glazing, glass, and hardware options. You really should consider all your choices instead of just going with what you know.

  1. Choosing Replacement Windows Based on Price

You cannot use cost as your sole deciding factor. Granted, not all windows are created equal. But the adage, “You get what you pay for,” doesn’t always apply. Instead of purchasing the cheapest window, or the most expensive window, look at the other details before making a decision. You want quality replacement windows, built to last, that won’t break the bank. They are out there. Using a professional installer helps. We will get you the best replacement windows for your home in San Diego, CA at the best price.

  1. Ignoring the Cost of Maintenance

Any homeowners forget that some replacement windows take a lot of time and money to maintain. Fortunately, with vinyl windows, you don’t have anything to worry about. These windows will not warp, fade, rot, or rust. Unlike wood windows, you will never have to refinish them.

You want to make informed decisions when getting windows replacement Carmel Valley, CA. That is why you need to rely on Window Solutions. Call us today at 619-258-0515 for a free estimate or visit our showroom at 11632 Riverside Dr Lakeside, CA 92040. We will answer all your questions and get you the best replacement windows near San Diego, CA.

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