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Tips for Working with a Contractor.

How your windows and doors are installed is crucial to their overall performance and longevity. With installation being an essential part of the overall success of your home project, choosing a competent contractor is extremely important.

Be Thoroughly Prepared

There are a few essential things you should always do when hiring a contractor—make sure you get multiple estimates, check their references, never pay upfront, and always get everything in writing. Here are some additional things to consider to help ensure you’re hiring a qualified contractor.

Keep records of the project

Having copies of the contract, change orders, payment records and any communication with your contractor will help keep the project on track and resolve disagreements by detailing what has been agreed upon for your home project. To protect yourself, get a written contract detailing the work that will be completed, who will take care of getting any required building permits, any subcontractors that will be working and the payment schedule. It is recommended to arrange a small down payment and pay for work completed as the project progresses. Do not make the final payment until the job is completed.

Simonton Professional Installers

Simonton products are sold nationwide. Our extensive network of installation professionals is well-versed in Simonton windows and doors, making it an excellent source to locate an installer for your project.

Find Out More

Browse our Get Started section for additional information on planning your window and door project.