7 Important Qualities All Good Window Installers Need to Have

January 11, 2023

When it comes to replacing the windows in your home, findinga good window installer is essential for ensuring that the job is donecorrectly and to your satisfaction. Here are 5 important qualities that allgood window installers should possess: 

Superior product: A good window installer should use high-quality windows that are built to last and offer excellent energy efficiency. Look for installers who offer a variety of options and can help you choose the best windows for your home based on your needs and budget.

Reliability: A good window installer should be reliable and punctual, showing up on time and completing the job as scheduled.They should also be responsive to your needs and questions throughout the process.

Licensed and insured: It's important to choose a window installer who is licensed and insured, as this protects both you and the installer in the event of any accidents or issues. Make sure to verify that the installer has the necessary licenses and insurance before hiring them.

Proven track record: A good window installer should have a proven track record of satisfied customers and successful installations.Look for online reviews or ask for references to get a sense of the installer's reputation.

Knowledgeable: A good window installer should be knowledgeable about a variety of window types and styles, as well as the installation process itself. They should be able to answer any questions you have about the different options available and help you make an informed decision.


Lead RRP Certified: If your home was built prior to 1978, federal law requires contractors that disturb painted surfaces in or on homes to be certified and follow specific work practices to prevent lead contamination.  Old windows usually have some of the highest concentrations of lead in older homes.  Renovators should be providing educational pamphlets before starting work, following specific lead safe protocols, and providing completion paperwork to the homeowner following the completion of the job.

Labor Warranty: In addition to a Lifetime Window Manufacturer Warranty, the installer should provide a strong labor warranty in case anything goes wrong with the installation or operation of the window.  Our labor warranty is 5 years.  This even covers the installation of newsashes that are replaced by the manufacturer. Many well-known installers only provide a 1 or 2 year labor warranty.

Overall, choosing a good window installer is an important step in the process of replacing the windows in your home. By looking for these key qualities, you can be confident that you are working with a skilled and reliable professional who will get the job done right. Tredegar Construction is proud to tick all of those boxes (and more!) to ensure the job gets done right,the first time, and your experience was so good, you suggest us to your Grandma! 

OUR SERVICE AREAS: Tredegar Construction provides window installation in the Richmond, Virginia metro area and surrounding counties like: Ashland, Charles City County, Chester, Chesterfield County, City of Richmond, Colonial Heights, Goochland County, Hanover County, Henrico County,Hopewell, King William County, New Kent County, Petersburg, Powhatan County and more! Don't see your area listed? Reach out! We may serve your area!

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