It’s always a lot easier to hire a handyman for your window repair work than to shop for quotes and recommendations for window contractors near you. You probably have been working with the same handyman for years and he is trustworthy, affordable, and just one call away. But can your handyman guarantee excellent craftsmanship or offer a warranty on the work they’ve done for you? While you don’t need guarantees on minor repairs, any major repair or window replacement is a big investment. And for those, it is crucial to ensure the best possible work has been done and that it will last you a long time before another repair is needed.
Repair or Replace?
A crack in the frame or a broken lock don’t require expert attention. But if your frame is warping, there are cracks that are letting water into the walls and your home, or you just want energy-efficient windows for your home, you need an expert’s advice and a window contractor’s craftsmanship. Choosing fixes over careful repairs only leads to recurring problems and more money spent on the same issue over and over again. If possible, replace your windows at the first sign of disrepair. But if you cannot afford a replacement window right away, get in touch with a professional window contractor in your area and seek their assistance in finding the next best solution.
Leave It To A Professional
There are some situations that your handyman can effortlessly handle. For the ones that require a lot more expertise, you need to find a window replacement contractor near you. Here are some situations that are best left to professionals.
While we’ve said before that a handyman can just as easily take care of cracks and small damage, getting a window contractor to do the job gives you the opportunity to have an expert voice from the very start. It isn’t necessary that every surface level crack is just that. It may run deep or may have been caused by another underlying problem. Your contractor can help you identify and rectify it.
While there could be a lot of reasons for your home’s reduced energy efficiency, warped windows that lose their sealing properties could be a major one. In a situation like this, a window contractor can not only replace your window but also help you get the best deal on the replacement windows you choose.
Surely, no passerby is going to notice if repair on minor cracks is done with great care, but if you need your windows replaced, you can’t be showing shoddy craftsmanship. From potential future buyers to realtors, and your neighbors, your home can catch the eye of several people if the visible craftsmanship looks great and is of the highest quality.
Saving a few bucks on window repair, replacement or window maintenance may end up costing you a lot more in the long run because of poorer energy efficiency, recurring problems and aesthetic issues. We’d say it’s better to call on local, certified window contractors to ensure a good job done and get a guarantee on the workmanship. Hynes Roofing & Siding has been providing window repair and window replacement services in several areas across Pennsylvania. And we’ve had nothing but glowing recommendations from all the homeowners we’ve worked with. Give us a call on (number) or fill out the contact form below to get a free estimate and advice from our team of experts.