Having protection in place for this major investment in your home will give you comfort and confidence. What to look for in a new window or door warranty.
Your replacement company should provide a toll-free number for you to call regarding warranty questions. When you call, you’ll need the serial number, which you can usually find on the window itself or on your order form.
Keep in mind that warranties are limited and most won’t cover issues relating to normal wear and tear, misuse or improper handling, or installation, repair or modification performed by anyone other than the window replacement company.
Every window company will tell you they have a great warranty. But don’t take their word for it. Do research online. A reputable company will post its warranty information in an easy-to-find place on their website. Read homeowner and independent expert reviews on home improvement sites. When it comes to an investment like this, customers won’t be shy about sharing their experiences – both good and bad.
No two window and door warranties are the same. While there are similarities from company to company, coverage levels vary depending on the product and material type you choose. To make sure you're ready if an unexpected issue arises, ask the window company these 5 questions:
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