Why It’s Important To Get Windows And Doors Professionally Installed
Replacement windows and doors are always a significant investment. Even just buying the materials can be intimidating to some, which is why many homeowners feel that they’ll have an easier time installing their replacement windows and doors themselves rather than having them professionally installed. In theory, this saves you the cost of labor, but it could lead to other complications along the way. Here’s why it’s important to have your replacement windows and doors professionally installed.
Function That Lasts
Sure, you can learn how to install windows and doors by watching a YouTube video or searching for a tutorial online. You might even take a class. However, you don’t just want your windows and doors to stand for now. You want them to continue to work for years. They need to be snug enough in their frames that it keeps out air leaks and minimizes heat loss, but not so tight that it causes pressure cracks to the window or splinters the door. Professional installers do this work every day. They know exactly what to do, and they can do it quickly and efficiently while ensuring that your replacement windows and doors last for decades.
Sometimes even simple installations turn out to be more complicated than expected. If the window or door doesn’t fit into the frame, you may need to completely replace the frame, which will be an added cost as well as more time and effort for you. Professional installation crews can take this in stride, taking measurements first and foremost but also ordering new frames if need be to keep any delays to your project down to a minimum. And of course, because they’re the ones doing the work, they can keep the stress from being added onto you at all.
The Protection of Insurance
Accidents happen, sometimes even among experts. Professional replacement window and door installation crews are insured, which means if any accidents happen on the job, damaging the property or causing a worker injury, they’re able to absorb the cost so your replacement window and door installation isn’t slowed down. Best of all, you won’t be held liable for any accidents that might happen during the installation. This is not the case when homeowners who choose to take on a DIY project. If an accident happens during your DIY project, there’s no protection to keep you from being held liable and also no support to continue the project despite that.
At the end of the day, you can’t beat the expertise and support of a professional installation crew. Contact Jancewicz & Son today for more information or a free quote.