Roofing, siding, and the installation and replacement of windows and doors are some of the more extensive and time-consuming improvements you can make to your home. Yet at the same time, they are also some of the most important. Although these essential improvements sometimes cost a considerable amount, most homeowners shouldn’t need to do themmultiple times over a short period of time. Having to do large exterior home improvements over and over means the materials were not suited for the climate, the job wasn’t done properly, or sometimes both. Many people don’t realize this, and find themselves overpaying for underdone or shoddy work as a result of contractors that didn’t go out of their way to use high-quality materials or offer an airtight guarantee.
In Canada, it’s especially important that all of your windows, doors and other entry points are completely sealed and well-looked-after, so that when the cold weather hits, you’re prepared for whatever may come. When you’re looking for a contractor to help you with your windows, doors, roofing, insulation and vinyl siding, you need to be on the lookout for affordable prices as well as a warranty that ensures you’ll be able to get the most out of these home improvements for years to come. Even the best products on the market can fall victim to faulty manufacturing or the simple wear and tear the harsh elements of the GTA can force upon them, which is why it’s important to seek out companies that are willing to go above and beyond the industry standard to keep their customers happy.
Over the last decade, improvements in the energy efficiency and overall quality of the products that contractors use for installations have increased dramatically. Remodeling your home and replacing items such as windows, doors, siding and more can significantly reduce the energy consumption in your home. It’s important to ensure that no matter what contractor you use, their products and methods are Energy Star certified, meaning they work to reduce greenhouse gas emissions while significantly improving the comfort inside your home. With Energy Star products, your home will be warmer in winter, cooler in summer and have better indoor air quality.
When seeking out a contractor, it’s also important to ask of their workers are fully trained and Window Wise certified for window removal and replacement, like the ones at Georgekent.ca. With Window Wise, you can rest assured that your window replacement will be a lasting one. In addition, our company is part of the GAF Master Elite roofing program. In addition, make sure to check that anyone working on your home carries all necessary liability insurance and WSIB, which protects both our workers and your home installation.
By working with only the most reputable contractors to renovate and upgrade your home, you will not only be assured of a quality installation – you will also have a company that will work with you on those rare occasions if one of our products is defective or needs adjustment. Trust us when we say the peace of mind – and the warmth you’ll feel in those cold winter months – is worth every penny!