While it may be tempting to tackle this home renovation on your own, replacement windows are best left to the professionals. There are so many details and variables for Bradenton, FL replacement windows. Even the very best window on the market will be rendered useless if it is not properly installed. If something goes wrong while you are installing your own windows, the cost would be outrageous. Here are a few other reasons it is best to work with professionals:
Choosing products can be confusing and overwhelming. There are so many styles, materials, and upgrades. It would take a lot of research to narrow down your options and find a good value within budget. By working closely with a professional you can get specialized insight on brands, products, and window technologies.
With do-it-yourself window installation, the slightest mistake or miscalculation could ruin the entire project. You need to consider not only the frame but insulation and clearance with no margin of error. Professional installers know the direct angles and frame spacing to get the job done right.
Proper Training and Certifications
Window contractors have specialized training directly from the manufactures on how to install their products. This training makes every installation consistent, performed with the proper skill and tasks. It also means installers have experience so that they will notice issues and know how to tackle problems that pop up on the job.
With the right skills, you also need the right tools. Waterproof shims, levels, drills, and saws are just a few of the items required. If you are not equipped with these tools they are an added expense you may not have planned for your DIY project.
Coverage for Accidental Damages
Glass is not something you can easily fix when it is broken. One small crack or scratch during installation could mean you need to purchase an entirely new unit—again. You do not want to be responsible for these costly mistakes. By working with a company you get coverage on any mishaps that may occur during installation.
It would probably be possible for you to take on one window replacement on the ground level in a day. But what about multiple windows on different stories? Do you really want a home improvement project that could take you several weeks on your own? Those projects would take an installation crew a couple of days. You are guaranteed the quickest turnaround times, pulling one old window and immediately replacing it, so your home is not exposed to the elements for too long.
With DIY installations, all you get is a limited warranty on your replacement widows. Improper installation can void that warranty. Fortunately when you choose to work with professional window contractors, they offer warranties on both the products and the installation.
Just like you want to be sure you are investing in quality products, you also want to know you have reliable installers for your replacement windows in Bradenton, FL. Contact Armored Dade Windows and Shutters. You can reach us at 941-798-9010 or stop by 8112 Cortez Rd. West, Bradenton, FL. 34210 to talk to one of our professionals today. We offer free consultations and estimates, and will help you find the right products for every home, style, and budget.