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Baths for the Brave

DIY Window Replacements, and Why You Might Want to Call a Contractor

There are many projects throughout your home that you can do yourself. From replacing the kitchen faucet to installing new flooring in the bathroom, you can save a lot of money and frustration by watching a few videos online and doing it yourself.

When it’s time for a window installation, you may consider doing it yourself too. It can be done, and you may be able to save a little money in the process. However, a properly installed window is more efficient, and it can keep your home safer. If you don’t have experience installing windows, you aren’t likely to install them correctly on the first try. If it’s time for new windows, you should consider calling a contractor, like West Shore Home.

Professional Guidance and Peace of Mind

Part of installing windows is choosing the right ones for your home. If you’re DIYing your installation, you will be choosing your windows on your own, which means you might not choose the best windows for your home.

A professional contractor can provide you with peace of mind knowing that you’ve chosen the right windows. Not to mention, choosing the right windows for your house is the best way to increase your home’s value!

Quality Assurance with an Installation Warranty

When you install your own window replacements, you may enjoy a product warranty, but you may be startled to discover that warranty may not be valid if the windows aren’t installed properly. Not to mention, there’s no warranty on the installation because you did it yourself!

When you allow a professional contractor to install your windows, you can rest easy knowing that any product warranties are valid. Many contractors also offer installation warranties, so if something goes wrong, you have someone you can call to fix the problem.

Customize Windows for Your Home

DIYing windows means heading to your local hardware store and choosing from the windows they have in stock. That may work for some windows, but it may not work for others. Not to mention, custom windows can really elevate the look of your home.

Professional contractors can tailor your new windows to fit the architecture of your home while providing you with the perfect hardware finish and color to give your home a customized look.

A contractor like West Shore Home can do all this and more! Contact us today and we’d be happy to provide you with professional recommendations, so you can decide if hiring a contractor to replace your windows is the right choice for your family.

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Rick, Adrian, Jeff and Tony installed 4 windows for me. They did an excellent job. They were meticulous about their workmanship and carefully installed the windows and they made sure to clean up after the job. Would definitely recommend them to anybody.

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It's been 2 years now and I still LOVE my gorgeous shower!!! AND they got the old shower removed, fixed a severe leak and installed the new shower all in one day!!!Fantastic job!! I really cannot say enough nice things about this project. Oh, and they hooked us up with a lender who charged no interest as long as we paid it off in time (which we did). I highly recommend Westshore!!!

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