27 Apr 2016

Buying Replacement Windows For Your Home

With so many window options available, homeowners now have tons of more choices when it comes to replacing their home windows. From DIY window replacement to getting a quote online, there are just too many options to choose from. In this article we will discover each of the ways to buy replacement windows for your home in Phoenix, AZ.

DIY Replacement Windows

DIY window replacement can be tough for the average homeowner. You will have to measure, order and install the windows yourself.

The first questions you should be asking are:

  • What measurements do I need to take for replacement windows?
  • Do I need to replace any other parts of the window such as the trim and do I even have the tools to do so?
  • What tools or materials will I need to complete the exterior part of the window installation?

Due to the difficulty and frustrations that come from DIY window replacement, most homeowners opt in for the one of the 2 options below.

Window Installation Companies

Many window replacement and installation companies use trained sales people to come to your home to do a presentation. This can be very helpful as they know how to take accurate measurements for all types of windows. They also will offer free in-home estimates.

While, free estimates may seem appealing, here are a couple red flags to keep an eye out for.

When you set up your free estimate, you may be asked if the decision maker will be present. Some window companies do this because they know they have a greater chance of making the sale if the primary decision maker is home.

Also, some companies will offer coupons or rebates for homeowners who make a decision during the appointment to sway homeowners from getting additional quotes. Don’t fall into that trap, those are the same discounts they would probably give to anyone.

So, don’t think you have to make a decision today, keep getting more quotes and you will get a killer deal in the long run.

Also, keep in mind that this is the recommended option for window replacements. Expert window replacement companies know how to take accurate measurements and have the tools and equipment necessary to install them.

Shopping Online For Replacement Windows

Some window replacement companies have done away with sales people and moved their business online. While this may seem to be a reliable option, it still can be tough to get the exact windows you need. You still need to take measurements and have the right tools for the installation.  If you don’t know how to measure your windows accurately, we strongly advice you seek the help of an expert window replacement company.

If you want to learn more about REM AD’s window replacement process or are just looking for quote, click here to contact your local REM AD Window specialist.

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