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Your Step-by-Step Guide to Hiring a Window Contractor

When you’re having your windows replaced, it’s never recommended that you attempt to do the job on your own, ensuring you don’t leave yourself open to mistakes that can be costly to rectify. Instead, you should hire a replacement window company to get the job done. To make sure you find the best one for your needs, here’s a step-by-step process that you should follow.

Step #1: Check for Reviews and History of Complaints

When you’re looking for a professional who can help you replace your windows, one of the first things that you should do is check your potential contractor’s website or their page on the Better Business Bureau (BBB). That way, you can see reviews that the contractor’s previous clients left and determine if the company is right for the job. If you check them out on BBB, you might also see if they have any history of unresolved complaints from previous customers. If they have any, consider finding a different contractor to get the job done.

Step #2: Ask How Long They’ve Been in the Business


When you’ve narrowed down your options for a window replacement contractor, ask them how long they’ve been in the business. The longer they have been in operation, the more experience they have, and the likelier they are to address your requirements exactly.

Step #3: Ask Them for Licenses and Proof of Insurance


While you’re vetting your potential contractors, it’s highly recommended that you ask them for licenses and proof of insurance. This is important because an insurance policy frees you of any responsibility if they sustain any injuries while they’re working on your home. A license, on the other hand, proves that your contractor is authorized to work in your area, helping you avoid any issues and misunderstandings in the long run. If your contractor refuses to show these documents, part ways with the company, and find a different contractor for the job immediately.

Looking for an expert contractor who can help you replace your windows? Don’t hesitate to turn to Renewal by Andersen® of Arkansas. Give us a call at (479) 431-3555, or fill out our contact form to schedule a FREE consultation. We serve homeowners in Fayetteville and other nearby areas in Arkansas.


"We were pleased with the process from the sales representative through installation. Our windows are beautiful, and we are very pleased we made the decision to replace our windows with Renewal by Andersen."

Scott & Jackie, Arkansas, AR
November, 16

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