Why You Should Work with a Certified Window Installation December 28, 2013 For most people, their home is their most significant asset and they take investing in it very seriously. Windows are a great way to add an extra flair to your home; however, unlike simple home improvements like painting, installing windows can be a tricky operation. It is typical for homeowners these days to undertake improvement project themselves but there are some things better left to the professionals. Installing windows is one of these. With a certified window installer, you know what you’re getting, this is one of the most important reasons to use them. This is true when it comes to both installers and the actual windows. From looks to energy costs, windows are an integral part of your home. There are over 2,000 window manufacturers in Canada, but to date, less than 30 are certified by Window Wise. Platinum Home Design & Renovations is one of these select few. Certified windows go through a strict procedure to make sure that they meet every requirement for the home. The government has developed standards that windows must meet in the areas of strength, air filtration, and water leakage. Unfortunately, it has been reported that over 75% of the manufactures are not actually testing their windows. Platinum Home Design & Renovations, Inc. uses the most efficient windows approved by Window Wise. All windows that qualify as Window Wise have been tested and proven to exceed building code standards. There are literally thousands of contractors and renovators in Canada and most of them haven’t been properly trained to install windows. Platinum Home Design and Renovations is part of the Window Wise Certification program that independently certifies and audits the window, the installation, and the contractor, and unconditionally guarantees your window installation for 5 years. This is done to ensure that the windows are not only installed correctly, but so that they will last and improve the look of your house for the life of the windows. If you have any concerns or questions regarding replacement windows or whom you should have install them, call us for a free consultation. Sit down with a certified installer and go through your options and get all of your questions answered. All Platinum Home Design & Renovation orders are customized and double measured to insure your windows and doors properly fit.