As you’re probably aware, upgrading your windows to modern double glazing is one of the most beneficial home improvements you can make and many experts will recommend that this is something all homeowners should do. From reducing heat loss and therefore your energy bills to improving your home’s security, there are so many reasons why replacement double glazing windows should be something that you consider investing in.
Nowadays, several different double glazing window companies will all claim to specialise in replacement windows and doors, so choosing who you’d like to assist you isn’t always easy. Whilst you may think that anyone who offers the services you require will be suitable for the job, this isn’t always the case and it is incredibly important to ensure that you’re finding an experienced double glazing window company. So, before you enlist the help of the cheapest ‘specialists’ you can find, be sure to think about the following.
Invest in the highest quality products
Whilst double glazing window systems are rated using the BFRC (British Fenestration Rating Council) energy rating scheme, unfortunately, this doesn’t guarantee that your window as a whole will be the high quality that you’re expecting. You will find that some companies care much more about quality than others and not all new windows will last as long as they should.
Ensure that no damage is caused to your property
If you don’t choose an experienced company to install your replacement double glazing windows you run the risk of damage being caused to your home during the process. Experts will know how to complete the job with little to no disruption to you and your property, but this isn’t the case for all companies and cowboys can cause a whole host of additional problems.
Prevent additional replacements being required
Your new replacement double glazing windows should last you for many years to come and when well looked after, you may find that you don’t need to replace them again during your time of homeownership. When you trust an inexperienced company to supply and install your windows, you may find that you need more replacements in the next few years, which is not only costly but incredibly frustrating.
Receive a lengthy insurance backed guarantee
Whenever you turn to a reliably double glazing window company, they will provide you with a 10-year guarantee that is backed up with a concurrent insurance backed guarantee from the CPA (Consumer Protection Association). They may even be a member of FENSA, Trust Mark Endorsed and hold a valid BSI Kitemark for their installation process too. This will provide you with complete peace of mind and prevent any worry concerning your new windows.
Ensure you get an accurate double glazing cost
Unfortunately, if the quote that you’re given by a double glazing window company seems too good to be true then this often is the case. You may find that the quote you received wasn’t all-inclusive and once the windows have been installed your final bill is far more than you were expecting. Turning to a reliable experienced company will help to avoid any nasty surprises.
Have more flexibility in terms of design
There really is a huge variety of windows available nowadays. Not only can you choose the style of window and the glazing, but you can also choose the frame material, colour and finish too. When you turn to an experienced double glazing company you will likely have much more control over the full design and you won’t have to compromise on anything.
Finding an experienced double glazing window company
All in all, there is no denying that whilst investing in replacement double glazing windows is incredibly beneficial, it is so important to ensure that you’re turning to an experienced company to assist you with the job. This home improvement can be expensive and the last thing you want is for easily avoidable mistakes to be made and the job to cost you more than it needed to. So, you should always ensure you do your research before trusting a ‘specialist’ company.
If you’re searching for an experienced double glazing company that you can trust to not only supply you with the high-quality windows you’re looking for, but to also install them to an industry-leading standard too, then please contact us here at Brackenwood. We have worked hard to earn our excellent reputation and we are incredibly proud to be considered one of the leading installers of replacement windows and doors in Hampshire, Surrey and Berkshire. You can rest assured knowing that you will be in the best possible hands with our expert team.