Between HGTV, DIY Network, and fun videos on social media, it is easy to think most projects you embark on can be completed yourself. You may plan to do a quick weekend DIY project and get everything done cheaper. This may not always turn out in your favor, though. For certain household repairs, such as glass and windows, it is a better idea to put those services in the hands of experts.
When you think about replacing a window, you may consider it a quick in and out scenario; you pop out the window and pop in the new one. However, this is not necessarily the case. Replacing windows, in general, can be a rigorous process. It is important to make sure they are installed by those who have expertise and experience in doing so. Otherwise, the windows and glass may be harmed in the process, costing you more in the long-run.
If you are replacing a window in an older home, you may not have the proper equipment, but experts have the proper tools to get the job done right. Measuring the windows and glass to make sure that they fit properly is not a task to be taken lightly. Wrongly measuring an opening could lead to the windows not fitting or gaps that could affect the overall environmental efficiency of the home.
In the end, as with most home repairs and upgrades, the biggest considerations are money and time. Once you factor in doing all the research, buying all the materials needed, and then reading or looking up how to complete the installation while probably getting set back multiples times during the actual installation, you’re looking at a frustrating weekend project. When experts replace windows, they already have the knowledge needed and are able to complete the task in a timely manner, and your time is spared in the process. When getting windows replaced by an expert, you may also receive a warranty. At Capital Glass, we offer a one year warranty on our services.
At Capital Glass, we have been offering quality glass services since 1968. When you want a quality job done right, be sure to give us a call or contact us online.