Many homeowners love doing DIY projects. From replacing wallpaper to refinishing furniture, homeowners get inspired to do things themselves after watching a few instructional videos. While it works for several small-scale projects, bigger and more complicated projects like window replacement should be left in the hands of a professional. In today’s blog, we will be covering several different reasons why window installation should be done by a professional window installer.
Why Should I Hire a Professional Window Installer?
Professional Window Installers Get It Right the First Time
One of the top reasons to opt for a professional window installation team rather than DIY is because they will get it done right the first time. They have the process down to a science. Once the windows are ready to be installed, the team will show up to your home with all the necessary tools and equipment. Many homeowners don’t have the necessary tools to install their windows properly, causing the window to not be installed properly. From the measurements to the installation method, there are many things that can go wrong with a DIY window installation project. However, with a professional window installer, you won’t have to worry about getting a faulty installation that will leave you with drafts or heat loss due to an improper fit. If the opening of your window needs to be altered, the window installers will take care of it.
The Project Will Be Completed Sooner
Depending on the size of your project, a DIY window installation could take weeks, or longer if you have to fix a few missteps along the way. The process is really involved and needs precision. You’ll have to complete many steps, such as:
- Remove the old windows
- Waterproof the window opening
- Install the window and trim
- Seal the window, etc.
Accidentally skipping a step (such as measuring the window opening incorrectly or buying the wrong materials) could cost you an entire day of work—not to mention lots of money. A professional team can complete the project in just one to three days (depending on the size of the project.)
If Something Goes Wrong, You’re in the Clear
If you install your windows yourself, your installation will not be covered by any warranty. In fact, you might nullify the warranty on the window itself. However, when you hire a professional window installer, if there is an issue with the manufacturing of the window, or if any part of the installation needs to be addressed, you’ll be covered. Also, professional window installation companies carry insurance that clears you of responsibility in the case where your window gets damaged during the installation. Any accident or problem will be the responsibility of the company, so they will fix the issue and continue with your project.
Counting on a professional team means you’re saving yourself from unexpected damage to windows. Rather than getting wrapped up in a complicated window installation project, all you need to do is prepare the area by moving items out of the way, securing your pets, and enjoying your new, well-functioning windows. We hope this blog helped you see why you should hire a professional window installer. Call us at (909) 969-8976, or fill out our convenient online form to schedule a free consultation and get started on your window replacement project.