One of the most critical decisions a homeowner must make when planning a window replacement project is whether to choose a local company or a national brand. In this blog, windows and doors installation company Renewal by Andersen® of Kansas City weighs the pros and cons of each.
Local Vs. National
One of the greatest benefits of hiring a local window company is that they know the options that work with the local climate, style and—most importantly—building codes. Local contractors also have the advantage of proximity. This lets them schedule consultations and respond to emergency repair requests upon short notice. Local contractors are also more likely to offer handcrafted windows, offer extensive workmanship warranties and work with your insurance provider in the event of weather-related damage. Lastly, local contractors have that personal touch.
National brands, on the other hand, offer brand-name recognition, which can seal the deal for homeowners who are loyal to a particular brand. They also have the machinery, both figuratively and literally, to perform research and development on innovative and/or exclusive windows, as well as hinged and sliding doors. Products are usually built with precision and consistency. Customer service can be impersonal, as is often the case with most national brands.
The Renewal by Andersen Difference
Renewal by Andersen may be a national name, but the service we provide is tailored for local homeowners. When we open a new Renewal by Andersen site, we hire the best of the locals: installers, administrators, accounting staff. We know that every location has its own history that informs tastes and styles, so there’s no one better to run day-to-day operations than the locals. Also, having installers and foremen who know the local building codes mean every single installation is going to be compliant.
Our status as a national brand gives us the capability to develop exclusive products like our Fibrex® material frames, as well as keep the build quality high by crafting all replacement windows in a single location. It also gives us the ability to offer some of the strongest limited warranties in the industry.
Renewal by Andersen of Kansas City is your leading provider of replacement windows, sliding doors, and French doors. Give us a call at (913) 956-0887 or fill out our contact form. We serve customers in Olathe and the surrounding areas.