Preface to Purchase – Part 3
Suggested Questions to Consider & References
Suggested Questions to Consider When Shopping
Product General Questions
- How long have you been representing these types or brand of windows/doors?
- How long has my product choice been manufacturing these types of windows/doors?
- How many options do I have available to me to customize this window/door?
- What does the product warranty cover?
Product Technical Questions
- Are these windows AAMA Gold-Label Certified?
- What are the results of the air infiltration test?
- What are the results of the water infiltration test?
- What is the design pressure rating of this window?
- What is the overall U-factor of this window as measured by the NFRC
- What is the name of the installer who will be installing my windows/doors?
- Is he/she an employee or subcontractor?
- Are your installers Certified Installers?
- How long have you been installing these windows/doors?
- What is your installation warranty that covers labor?
Official Websites to Confirm all Product Information
Here are some helpful websites for verification & further information. These sites open in a new tab. Also included are PDF files, where noted.