Preface to Purchase – Part 3

Suggested Questions to Consider & References

Suggested Questions to Consider When Shopping

Product General Questions

  1. How long have you been representing these types or brand of windows/doors?
  2. How long has my product choice been manufacturing these types of windows/doors?
  3. How many options do I have available to me to customize this window/door?
  4. What does the product warranty cover?

Product Technical Questions

  1. Are these windows AAMA Gold-Label Certified?
  2. What are the results of the air infiltration test?
  3. What are the results of the water infiltration test?
  4. What is the design pressure rating of this window?
  5. What is the overall U-factor of this window as measured by the NFRC

Installer Questions

  1. What is the name of the installer who will be installing my windows/doors?
  2. Is he/she an employee or subcontractor?
  3. Are your installers Certified Installers?
  4. How long have you been installing these windows/doors?
  5. What is your installation warranty that covers labor?

 

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