Are you planning a renovation project that touches on doors and/or windows? Don’t hire just anybody for this job! It is important to work with contractors that have all the required certifications for this type of task.
Whether you’re looking to change one door or a whole set of windows, RenoQuotes.com can help you find contractors whose reputation has been vetted. Let us know about your project by filling out the project registration form and we will refer you to up to 3 contractors.
Doors and windows are there to serve different functions, including that of securing and insulating the house. If your doors and windows are in poor state, repercussions will be felt inside the house. Expensive utility bills, windows that don’t close properly, water infiltrations… Before the situation gets any worse, ask an expert for an evaluation.
In any type of situation, we have the door and window experts that you need:
- Replacing a door
- Replacing a window
- Installing a new door
- Installing new windows
- Buying doors or windows without installation
- Bay windows
- Patio door
- Screen door
- Garage doors
- All types of windows (casement, awning, guillotine, sliding)
RenoQuotes.com, an online quoting service, is here to help you with your door and window renovation projects
Is the caulking around your front door worn out? Are you having trouble opening the window in your bedroom? Are you thinking about transforming your living room window into a patio door? We will be happy to help you find contractors.
Also, if doors and windows are only a small part of your current renovation project, we can refer general contractors that will be able to carry out all aspects of said project. Simply specify your needs when filling out the project form.
4 things to know about door and window renovation projects
When shopping for new doors and/or windows, one of the first things to take into account is their energy performance. This means that they offer high insulation levels and that they are considered environmentally-friendly. Use the Energy Star seal as a guide. The same goes for Novoclimat certified products.
Door and window renovation projects should always be completed by professionals, especially when concerning exterior parts of the house. Even though installing a new front door may seem rather easy, there are too many potential errors to be made along the way. If, for example, you don’t install the door frame properly, it could move around over time, making it harder to open and close the door. A window that hasn’t been well installed could let (warm or cold) air and water seep into the house, affecting the quality of life of the occupants.
To put off robbers, choose a maximum-security lock. Euro cylinders and mortise locks are good options to consider. Reinforcing exterior doors using armours is another popular option. No need to be obsessed with safety to install an armoured door. These types of systems fit well in both commercial and residential contexts.
A supposed door and window specialist shows up at your house while knocking on several doors in the area? Remain cautious. Although this practice is used by honest contractors, in many instances, it can turn out to be a fraudulent offer. Before you accept this person’s proposal, make sure that they have the proper certifications to complete this type of work (in certain places, the company also needs a permit to go out door knocking). Even better, send your project to RenoQuotes.com and we will put you in contact with contractors that have already been vetted by us through our verification system.
Look through our blog section to learn more information about door and window renovations, average prices for this type of project and advice from renovation experts.
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