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Mistakes To Avoid When It Comes To Replacement Windows and Doors For Your Moorpark, CA Home

Home improvement projects shouldn’t be an exercise in nightmare scenarios, but there are far too many homeowners, even those in Moorpark, CA who have dealt with various situations they wish they never experienced. Whether you’re talking about a kitchen renovation, adding on an addition to the home, completely renovating the outdoor living space, or any other type of project, avoiding mistakes is one of the primary goals of any homeowner. However, far too many homeowners make some simple mistakes when taking on various projects and that can cost a significant amount of money and ultimately lead to dissatisfaction with the end results.

When you’re looking into replacement windows or doors for your Moorpark home, below are five of the most common mistakes other homeowners have made that, when you avoid them, you will be assured of getting the exact products you want, the kind of quality you deserve, and be enjoying the benefits of new windows and doors for many years to come.

1. Focusing on saving as much money as possible.

Quality Windows and Doors has been serving Moorpark in the surrounding area since 1980. We have an incredible amount of experience assisting homeowners through the years navigate the various options with regard to windows and doors and find the best products for their home and budget.

We’ve also seen far too many people get roped in by incredibly low prices, especially by views home improvement superstore’s that are in just about every city.

The average cost of quality windows is between $250 and $700, but at these a discount home improvement superstores you can certainly find some double hung windows that are the basic size for $125 or just slightly more. That sounds like a great deal and when you are focused on saving as much money as possible, it sounds like a no-brainer.

However, eventually once those windows are installed, almost every single homeowner realizes just how low quality they are and begin to regret the decision immediately. Don’t make this mistake. In order to avoid it, make sure you look at all of your options before making any decision.

2. Not looking at this as an investment opportunity.

A common refrain of many homeowners when looking at old windows or doors in their house is that replacing them would be nothing but an expense.

In truth, you can completely transform any room in your house, including your entire house, with new windows and even entry doors. Monetary value aside, that is an incredible investment opportunity for comfort and enjoyment of living at home.

With the right, high quality windows and entry doors, you could actually see your home’s value increase as a result. That’s why it’s an investment opportunity.

On top of that, if you focus on energy efficiency you could be saving money on your heating and cooling expenses throughout the year for 10, 15, 20, or even more years, thus giving you an even greater return on your investment.

3. Choosing the wrong company.

There are many replacement window and door companies and contractors operating in the area. After the housing bubble crash in 2008, a lot of home contractors couldn’t find work. They turned to various specialties, including selling replacement windows and doors. They didn’t have a showroom, didn’t have a wide selection, and had to purchase the windows their customers wanted through more legitimate companies.

While some of these individuals may actually have experience, the vast majority only have limited experience and take on just about any project they can get to make money.

This isn’t meant to knock anyone, but you’re talking about your home, family, and a significant investment; you deserve to have a company with experience, a showroom, and professional sales representatives and installers that can make this the best investment possible for you at this time.

4. Ignoring energy efficiency.

As mentioned in the second common mistakes homeowners make, if you don’t consider energy efficiency, you could be missing out on an incredible opportunity save money every single month for many years. Just a $20 savings a month, on average can equal $240 per year. Over 10 years that is $2,400. Considering that high quality windows and doors will last anywhere between 15 and 30 years, you can see how much of a return that investment will offer you.

5. Rushing through the process.

It’s important that when you are considering any major home improvement project that you take your time. Go through all of the available options, including the different styles of windows and doors you can choose from. You may be surprised to realize that you could replace outdated picture window in the living room with a gorgeous bay window bordered by two double hung windows to allow fresh air into the room.

Any company or contractor that tries to encourage you to make a decision as quickly as possible, especially if they advertise a special sale that is going to “end within the next day or two,” they are pressuring you to make a decision that isn’t necessary. If the sale is legitimate, if the company honors and values its customers, that particular sale should be available to you in a week or two once you’ve made your final decision.

Since you’re going to enjoy these windows and doors for 10, 15, 20 years or more, it deserves the time enough for you to carefully consider every option and talk it over with your family.

Now, choose the right company and you will avoid making these mistakes.

Quality Windows and Doors has been in business since 1980. They are the 2014 Ventura County Star Reader’s Choice Award winner for customer service and support.

In fact, they have one this same award for 8 consecutive years. There’s a good reason for that; they treat every single customer who contacts them and walks through their showroom doors at in Oxnard or Santa Barbara as though they’re family. You deserve to be taken care of like family and if that sounds like a great idea, contact Quality Windows and Doors today.