5 Tips to Help Find the Right Window Contractor in Stouffville May 16, 2014 Windows are an important part of any home. They have a great impact on the aesthetics, energy efficiency, and comfort of your home. Like everything else, over time windows will start to deteriorate. Investing in high quality replacement windows may be an expense well worth it but it is also crucial to find a reputable window contractor. If not installed properly, even the best quality windows will underperform. For most of us these days, the internet is the first place we start when looking for something. One drawback to finding information on the internet is that there are no limits to what someone can say. Anyone can make themselves sound like an expert. 5 tips to help you find the right window contractor: Make sure that the contractor is licensed. Ask if they are licensed and insured to operate in Ontario. Make sure they have the proper training and credentials. Ask what they have for industry credentials. Ask how long they have been in the window replacement business. Make sure they can provide you with references. Ask for a list of references that you can contact. You should get at least 3 references. Ask if they have any photos of previous work. Find out what the turn-around time is for completing the job. The amount of time it will take them to complete the job will have an effect on the price. Make sure that you are clear on what the actually cost of the completed job is going to be. You may have other questions to ask as well. Make sure that you are comfortable with the information that they provide you before signing any contracts. Choosing the right window contractor will have a direct impact on not only the quality of the installation, but also in the experience you have with this home improvement project. Call Platinum Windows and Doors to see how a quality window contractor can make a difference for your home and family.