The Best Window Contractors in Wilmington DE Are the Ones Proven Safe To Hire
Window contractors in Wilmington DE bearing The Prime Buyer's Report TOP 10 symbol are the window installers that have exceeded the minimum Delaware regulatory standard. They are the ones proven by our independent research to have passed the TOP 10 requirements for competency and value, carry liability insurance as protection for you the customer, who have agreed to hire only employees legal to work in the U.S., and for whom our staff has called previous customers to verify high satisfaction with them for replacement windows in Wilmington DE, including vinyl windows, energy-efficient windows, double pane and triple pane windows, and aluminum windows.
Updated January 18, 2017
|Kelly's Windows & Doors|
21 Industrial Blvd
New Castle, DE 19720
Areas Served: Glasgow DE,New Castle DE,Wilmington DE,Pike Creek DE,Brandywine DE,New Castle County
Services: new windows, replacement windows, window installers, double pane windows
|Clearview Window & Door Center|
615 Baldwin Ln
Wilmington, DE 19803
Areas Served: Piedmont DE,New Castle DE,Glasgow DE,New Castle County,Wilmington DE,Brandywine DE
Services: new windows, energy efficient windows, replacement windows, window installers
|Spring House Window & Door|
140 Lantana Dr
Hockessin, DE 19707
Areas Served: New Castle County,Central Kirkwood DE,Pike Creek DE,Piedmont DE,Wilmington DE
Services: window installers for replacement windows, energy efficient windows, new windows
|Architectural Window Systems|
100 Naamans Rd # 1e
Claymont, DE 19703
Areas Served: New Castle Delaware,Glasgow DE,Wilmington Delaware,Brandywine DE,Piedmont DE
Services: wood windows, vinyl windows, aluminum windows, new windows, double pane windows
|Delaware Window Supply|
116 Haines St
Newark, DE 19711
Areas Served: New Castle County,Brandywine DE,New Castle DE,Wilmington DE,Newark DE,Glasgow DE
Services: window contractors for window replacements, energy efficient windows
Window contractors in Wilmington DE are not required to have any state license and they must merely be registered with the state of Delaware for any work over $500. Not even that mere registration is required to perform as commercial window installers such as for office windows or store windows. So there is no state enforced standard for competency among window contractors. Registered window replacement companies are required by Delaware state to show proof of liability insurance as protection for the customer, but no such proof is required for workers comp insurance which is a significant issue since you will be on the hook for worker injuries that occur on your property for those window contractors who do not have coverage.
Obviously then, state registration is no guarantee that any particular company for window repair or replacement windows in Wilmington DE is even competent, is doing business ethically, providing lasting value, or satisfying their customers.
This makes it all the more significant that all companies for new windows in Wilmington DE who bear The Prime Buyer's Report-TOP 10 symbol have been cleared by our research staff as passing all the requirements for Prime Buyer's Report-TOP 10 status such as research phone calls to previous customers to verify high satisfaction, proof of liability insurance and workers comp insurance for your protection, good complaint record, verified state registration (for residential windows only), only employees legal to work in the U.S., and more.
In addition to saving you money on utility bills due to the improved insulating properties of new windows, window replacement is one of the few things that freshen the look of both the inside and outside of your home at the same time.
There are dozens of choices of new window styles and window brands from which to choose and good window replacement companies in Wilmington DE can help guide that choice. The Prime Buyer's Report offers these tips to help you find your way through your choices for new window sales and window installers.
Window Contractors in Wilmington DE Offer Many Types of New Windows and Window Services
In addition to carrying the most popular new windows for commercial and residential windows, many choices for custom windows are available from local window contractors. The window installers industry has recently focused on energy efficient windows, so many products offered can reduce your heating and cooling costs.
If you haven't yet decided what kind of new windows you're looking for, good window contractors will point you in the right direction once they hear your ideas and goals, and some will give a free window replacement estimate. From new construction to window replacement for existing buildings, the best window contractors will have options in new windows that you can be satisfied with.
That said, some older homes have beautifully-made custom windows with intricate designs which may make you may think twice about window replacement. A number of window contractors in Wilmington DE can instead do window restoration, preservation of aging materials (such as rubber window seals or wood window frames), custom-cut replacement window glass and custom-designed glass for a classic or contemporary look.
Some of the many popular searches for windows in Wilmington DE are for discount windows, fogged glass windows, dual pane windows, store front windows and mirrors, Oriel windows, circle bay windows, box bay windows, ribbon windows, label mold windows, round top windows, paired windows, Palladian windows, Jalousie windows, awning windows, bow windows, half round windows, louvered windows, tilt-turn windows, picture windows, double hung windows, slider windows, wood frame windows, vinyl frame windows, energy efficient windows, and basement hopper windows. Style options of window glass include patterned window glass, stained window glass, etched glass windows, beveled glass windows, textured glass windows, framed mirrors, and mirrored walls. Window materials are available as well, such as aluminum, wood, fiberglass, block, vinyl, aluminum collapsed frame, and insulated glass, screens and casements. For window replacements or updates, many windows installers offer custom shower doors and enclosures, mirrors, and tub enclosures for the bathroom. Some window contractors can custom fabricate your new windows for you aside from the popular window brands of pre-manufactured windows.
Some Window Contractors in Wilmington DE Are Safer to Spend With Than Others
The Prime Buyer's Report lists these window contractors and window installation companies in Wilmington DE: Architectural Window Systems, Spring House Window & Door, Delaware Window Supply, Kelly's Windows & Doors, Clearview Window & Door Center. Other window contractors in Wilmington DE that might still be in business include: .
When choosing which window contractors in Wilmington DE to hire, ask these questions about their experience, range of services, credentials, and methods and materials:
• How long have they been doing windows in Wilmington DE specifically? (Different regions have their own unique weather that will effect choices in materials, window options and installation method. The length of experience doing windows in your location specifically shows familiarity with these aspects.)
• How many installations have they done similar to yours, in terms of size of job, residential versus commercial, wood versus vinyl, custom fabricated windows versus pre-manufactured, energy efficient windows, etc.?
• Can the window replacement company give you names and numbers of customers who had a similar kind of installation done who you can call as references? (All window contractors in Wilmington DE bearing the Prime Buyer's Report-TOP 10 symbol have already had their customer references called by our research staff so you don't have to.)
• Will they provide a written estimate that is detailed, including brand names and product numbers of the windows, as well as the type of material and amount used for installation? (This is key because cheap window contractors in Wilmington often only seem cheaper because they are using less material, or inferior quality windows compared to others which will not last and require expensive repairs and maintenance later.)
• How long will it take them to complete the work?
• What are the manufacturer warranties on the new windows to be installed?
• Do they provide a written warranty for their labor, aside from manufacturer warranties?
• Will permits be needed? If so, will the contractors be responsible for getting them or do they leave that up to you?
• Can the company vouch that all employees sent to your property are legal to work in the U.S.? (All window contractors in Wilmington DE bearing The Prime Buyer's Report-TOP 10 symbol have already signed an agreement to only hire documented workers.)
• Will they show you proof of active workers' compensation and liability insurance? (All window replacement companies in Wilmington DE bearing the Prime Buyer's Report-TOP 10 symbol have already had proof of insurance verified by our research staff so you don't have to.)
• Do they use only their own employees, or do they hire subcontractors, and if so, what are the names of those companies?
When you've chosen the best window contractors in Wilmington DE for your specific needs, make sure they are registered with the state of Delaware since that's required by law in order to do residential windows. (All window contractors in Wilmington DE bearing the Prime Buyer's Report-TOP 10 symbol have already had their Delaware state registration verified by our research staff so you don't have to.)
Know some of these window type names and part names when discussing options with window contractors in Wilmington DE:
Window Types Made By Popular Window Brands
& Window Manufacturers
American Craftsman Windows
low maintenance windows
double hung windows
Anlin Window Systems
Empire Pacific Windows
double hung windows
energy efficient windows
double hung windows
double hung windows
energy efficient windows
Weather Shield Windows
Licensing & Trade Associations Related to Replacement Windows in Wilmington DE
AWDI American Window and Door Institute www.awdi.com
BBB Better Business Bureau www.bbb.com
EWC Efficient Windows Collaborative www.efficientwindows.org
Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General - Contractor Registration www.hic.attorneygeneral.gov
Pennsylvania Department of Energy, Energy Incentive Programs www.energy.gov/eere/femp/energy-incentive-programs-pennsylvania
PHFA Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency Energy Efficiency Loan Program www.puc.state.pa.us/consumer_info/electricity/consumer_information_energy_efficiency_conservation_shopping_.aspx
WDMA Window & Door Manufacturers Association www.wdma.com
Northeast Window & Door Association www.nwda.net
Media & Web Publications About Windows in Wilmington DE
Door and Window Manufacturer Magazine
Window and Door Magazine
The Prime Buyer's Report provides information for the TOP 10 Windows in Wilmington DE within the following zip codes:
19720, 19702, 19899, 19715, 19802, 19805, 19730, 19733, 19703, 19804, 19736, 19713, 19850, 19701, 19731, 19709, 19895, 19718, 19810, 19803, 19809, 19706, 19734, 19977, 19801, 19710, 19714, 19711, 19938, 19806, 19807, 19707, 19708 and 19808
The Prime Buyer's Report provides information for the TOP 10 Replacement Windows in Wilmington DE within the following cities:
Wilmington Manor, Glasgow, North Star, Elsmere, Piedmont, Middletown, Hockessin, Bear, Pike Creek, Pike Creek Valley, Newark, Pike Creek-Central Kirkwood, Upper Christiana, Wilmington, Claymont, Edgemoor, Brookside, Townsend, Red Lion, Greenville, Lower Christiana, Brandywine and New Castle