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How Do I Hire an Expert Window Replacement Contractor? May 17, 2017

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How Do I Hire an Expert Window Replacement Contractor?, Orchard Park, New York

Are your old windows letting outdoor air inside your home? If so, you need window replacement to control your energy costs and keep your home at the ideal temperature. Headquartered in Buffalo, NY, Modern Window of New York serves clients whose windows have lost their seal or were not installed properly the first time.

Whether you are keeping out the bitter cold or seeking reprieve from the heat in the middle of summer, this guide will help homeowners understand how to hire an expert window replacement contractor to get the job done.  

Window-ReplacementFirst, evaluate your window replacement needs. Will you need a few replaced in one area of the home, or do you want an entire house full of bay windows, smaller bedroom designs, and exterior shutter windows installed?

Determine if you have specialized needs like skylight replacement or require energy-efficient windows before you call prospective contractors.

Next, contact three local companies with established reputations in the community. Review customer satisfaction and the company’s qualifications online to learn more about the quality of their services. You can also ask friends, family, and community home improvement vendors for their recommendations.

Once you describe your window needs, each contractor may ask to visit your home for a free consultation before providing you with a formal bid. As the companies write their proposals, ask them to explain the project specifications and product information in detail. Inquire if they provide a warranty and what the payment terms are. Ask if they are licensed, bonded, and insured, and determine what past projects make them qualified to complete your window replacement. 

Before you make your choice, ask yourself if you are comfortable with the contractor and replacement window warranty. Clarify anything that you find unclear about the proposal with the company or window manufacturer before you sign on the dotted line. With the proper due diligence, you can hire a qualified and budget-friendly window replacement company to complete your job correctly the first time. 

For more information on window replacement for your home, call the friendly staff at Modern Window of New York in Buffalo, NY, at (716) 873-8800. To learn about their products, services, and $5,000 windows sweepstakes, visit their website

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