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T, Home Buyer in Charlotte, NC

Window Replacement

Asked by T, Charlotte, NC Thu Apr 22, 2010

I would like to find a resonable, reputable, reliable, and cost effective window replacement company near University Area?

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I think that it's very important to make sure that you look into multiple companies. Once you have your options, you should consider meeting them, but at the very least get quotes from them. That way you can make an educated decision about who to hire.
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0 votes Thank Flag Link Tue Mar 15, 2016
It's good that you're looking for a reputable window replacement company. Although, it might be a good idea when searching to find windows that are energy efficient. I'm not an expert, but that's what I would do if I were looking into replacing my windows. Hopefully, you and anyone else in your position will do the same and take advantage of it. http://www.portorchardglass.com
0 votes Thank Flag Link Mon Jan 25, 2016
It's good that you're looking for a reputable window replacement company. Although, it might be a good idea when searching to find windows that are energy efficient. I'm not an expert, but that's what I would do if I were looking into replacing my windows. Hopefully, you and anyone else in your position will do the same and take advantage of it. http://www.portorchardglass.com
0 votes Thank Flag Link Mon Jan 25, 2016
Hi, I had a very good experiences with https://porch.com/new-york-ny/window-contractors/cp They replaced some broken chains and some other repairs. Their pricing and service was great across the board, and they had no problem quickly providing the certificate of insurance we needed before the work could be done.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Fri Jun 12, 2015
It depends on the type of windows you're having replaced. If they're general residential ones, then you should be able to find a local company online. If you're looking for something more specialized, then I'd recommend getting a few different estimates. If you're going to frost or film any of the glass, for example. http://www.solchek.com.au/decorative
0 votes Thank Flag Link Thu Apr 30, 2015
I'm looking for replacement windows for my home as well! I think it would be great to find the perfect person to do the job for me. Were you able to find someone? I would love to hear some suggestions if you have any. http://ryansallglass.com/window-repair/
0 votes Thank Flag Link Wed Apr 22, 2015
When I was a kid windows broke at whatever house I lived in a lot. It seems to be a very common thing for young people to break windows easily. we've had every kind of sports equipment you can think of go through windows, as well as windows just breaking because we tried to climb out of them and did something wrong. One time, we even had a basement window break when a family friend's foot slipped and hit the window. It can suck to have to replace things like this, but I really wish I knew where my parents went to always get them replaced, because I'm sure I'll have this same issue starting in a few years when i have some kids running around.
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0 votes Thank Flag Link Wed Mar 4, 2015
I think you're making a good move by looking for replacement windows. If you get the right ones, you can improve your energy efficiency quite a bit and save on your energy bill. That being said, it's hard to indicate just one window company. A good place to start would be local general contractors. They have probably worked with or heard about a good chunk of the window companies in your area. They'll probably have a good idea of which window guys to work with. http://www.yarrow.mb.ca/windows.html
0 votes Thank Flag Link Wed Jan 7, 2015
I also think the decision to replace the windows is the right one. When I got new windows, my utility bill dramatically decreased. It has only been a couple of years, but I am sure that they have already paid for themselves. I have to admit that my old windows were in pretty bad shape. Most of them had cracks or holes.

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Flag Thu Jan 8, 2015
There are a lot of window replacement companies in your area. I think that the first step is to ask a friend or family member. Typically, they will be able to refer you to someone that you will like as well. IF that doesn't work , then you can contact a number of them in your area and interview them, and get several quotes.
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0 votes Thank Flag Link Wed Jan 7, 2015
I like your suggestions, Mark, but I would add neighbors to that list. The last time I needed new windows, they were for my new house. I didn't have any friends or family in the area. If I had not asked my neighbors for a recommendation, I would have just had to guess.

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Flag Tue Jan 13, 2015
I agree with you, Mark, that talking to people in your neighborhood to see if they know of a good window replacement company in your area. A good place to check would be with local general contractors. They work with window companies all the time and they could probably direct you to a couple that would do quality work. But like Mark said, you should definitely interview the different contractors to get quotes and a good feel for the quality of work they'll do. http://www.aladdinsglass.com/commercial-glass---storefront.html
Flag Thu Jan 8, 2015
I would recommend looking into a few different places in your area. My son threw a baseball through my back window last weekend. I did the same looked around before deciding on who to do it.

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0 votes Thank Flag Link Fri Jan 2, 2015
You can probably find a lot of companies in your area if you look online. I think that getting new windows is a great way to improve and personalize your home. You can get custom windows that will match the mood of your home. Best of luck! http://www.windowsdoorspittsburgh.com/
0 votes Thank Flag Link Wed Dec 17, 2014
In addition to searching online, I would also suggest asking your neighbors and friends for referrals. Even if they had a negative experience, you want to know about it. Once you have gathered a handful of recommendations, you can call them for estimates. I think this is a good routine when hiring any service.

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Flag Fri Dec 19, 2014
Have you looked online for reasonable, reputable, reliable, and cost effective window replacement professionals? My wife and I would love to replace our old aluminum windows with vinyl windows. I've heard that doing a brief background check online could be a good start. I think it may be a good idea to find someone who's licensed, insured, and reputable. Sometime's getting a few bids could also prove helpful. http://www.weatherteknj.com/Bathroom-Remodeling-Dunellen-NJ.html
0 votes Thank Flag Link Mon Dec 15, 2014
I would look up companies online. That way you can compare prices and reviews at the same time. You can skimp on the price of installers, but make sure you get high quality windows! They will save you so much money utilities! http://rfoam.net/services.html
0 votes Thank Flag Link Sat Dec 13, 2014
I suggest looking online. I am usually able to find good service when I search online. Just read a few reviews, compare costs, and then make a decision. Good luck. http://www.misterwindowanddoor.com/Storm_Protection_Products…
0 votes Thank Flag Link Tue Nov 25, 2014
I would ask your neighbors. That is how I have always found my service companies. I trust them a lot more than I do an online post! I'm sure there is someone close by who has replaced their windows recently! http://www.burnsidewindowsanddoors.ca/en/services.html
0 votes Thank Flag Link Wed Nov 12, 2014
Regardless of area, it is very important that you find a window company that can inspect everything and give you a good estimate. You also want one that has options for you to choose from and will work with you to make sure you get the results you want. Finally, make sure you find a place with the proper licensing and experience. Do all that and you should be golden.

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0 votes Thank Flag Link Tue Nov 4, 2014
I agree with Myersjulie31. Your local general contractors will probably know which window replacement companies will do the best job. They've probably worked with a lot of them and are familiar with their work. Also, check with your neighbors to see if they know anyone as well. Those are probably going to be your best bet. http://www.ramglass.com/Glass/HomeOwners
0 votes Thank Flag Link Fri Oct 31, 2014
If you are looking for a good window installation service, you might want to first ask a good contractor who they suggest. You might be able to find a good window company that way. Then you can get some help putting them in. I would make sure that you get windows that will be energy saving and that look nice with your home. Then you can save money and still have great looking windows! http://professional-siding.com/windows.php
0 votes Thank Flag Link Thu Oct 30, 2014
Thank you for the tip, Myers. I tried to ask my neighbors, but none of them have ever had new windows installed. I know a good contractor, so I will ask him for a recommendation. I am sure that he will be able to point me in the right direction.

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Flag Sat Nov 8, 2014
I would ask around in your area to find a good window replacement company. I think that I would like to get some windows replaced in my home. I love the natural light that comes through the windows. Best of luck! http://rbacincy.com/replacement-windows/
0 votes Thank Flag Link Wed Oct 22, 2014
I agree, Amber, it can be a great idea to ask around. Personal referrals is a great way to find quality companies. It also depends on the type of window replacement company you are looking for. My windows need to be replaced soon, so I am looking for a window company as well. I would like to install energy efficient windows because they would help me cut down on my heating and air conditioning bills.
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Flag Thu Nov 6, 2014
It's really easy to find a window company near you. I have always liked supporting small business because my family runs and operates a window store ourselves. Don't be afraid of small businesses having more expensive windows. Many are part of a buying group and get very competitive prices. I just wish you lived closer to us. http://clicktoimprove.com/windows.html
0 votes Thank Flag Link Thu Oct 9, 2014
I agree that there are probably many window companies near you! I think it is best to go with small businesses as well. They tend to have great customer service and work hard to please their clients. Best of luck! http://windowsoftexas.com/
Flag Thu Oct 30, 2014
It's best if you know someone who has gotten their windows replaced in your area. They can let you in on the research they did to find a good company. They can also let you know how their company did. You want to make sure your new windows are installed tightly so that you aren't wasting money on the utility bills.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Thu Jun 26, 2014
If you want to get energy rebates to help you with the cost of your windows check out Rocky Mountain Power energy rebates:
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Flag Thu Jun 26, 2014
Three years old!
Do you think they're still waitin for an answer?
0 votes Thank Flag Link Fri May 31, 2013
It is never too late to answer someone's need! When it comes to having a window replacement, you have several options. I would first decide what type of windows you want. You can then start comparing different companies.
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Flag Mon Oct 27, 2014
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0 votes Thank Flag Link Thu Mar 8, 2012
I think it's a good idea to put in replacement windows. Even if you aren't trying to sell your house it's still a good idea to get replacement windows. I would try and see if you can get the new windows from the company you got it at the first time, because then you might be able to get some sort of discount. http://www.fairbankspaintandglass.com
Flag Mon Dec 15, 2014
Carolina Windos Company does seem to do good work, so I've heard.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Mon Jun 27, 2011
I would use http://carolinawindowcompany.com/ they do excellent work for a reasonable price. Very ethical. I have used them 2x for my personal home. Please tell David I sent you.

~Donna
0 votes Thank Flag Link Thu Apr 22, 2010
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