If you aren’t an experienced and skilled installer, we don’t recommend that you install your own home improvement products. It might seem like a straightforward task but there are actually lots of things you need to think about to make sure your product is fitted safely and gives you all the benefits that you’ve bought into, like keeping the heat in and the elements out.
At Zenith all of our installations are carried out by our experienced and qualified installation partner Job Worth Doing. With their 98% customers satisfaction rating and Which? Trusted Trader accreditation, then you know that you’re in safe and expert hands.
Let’s say you’ve bought a new window and would like to fit it yourself in your home – here are a few things you need to think about before venturing off on this DIY journey.
One of the first things you will need to do when fitting your new window is to remove the old one, the key is doing this without damaging the surroundings of it which will cause you more hassle. The whole process can be very time consuming, especially if you have no prior experience with any of this. If something doesn’t go as you have planned, it will become much more difficult and take over a lot of your personal time.
This next step might seem simpler than it really is when you think about it, but moving your new window from the store you bought it to your house can prove to be a real challenge. A lot of things can happen on your way home, your window could get scratched for example. If this happened then you would need to get it repaired before you’ve even fitted the product in your house! If you had gone with a professional company who have a great deal of experience with this, it would be for them to solve and not you. Simply one less thing for you to worry about!
Even if your product looks good when it’s installed, it doesn’t necessarily mean that it has been done correctly and efficiently. Making sure that it’s been fitted properly is essential, otherwise it won’t be energy efficient and you could potentially put the security of your home at risk.
A very important thing to keep in mind when you’re installing your new windows is that you need to comply with Building Regulations to reduce energy loss. This means that you will need to comply with the building regulations when you’re installing your windows. Since you’ll be fitting your own product you will need to make an application to the Council for approval under the building regulations and pay the current building regulation charge payment. The person doing the work could be prosecuted and fined if they don’t comply with building regulations, even when it’s done properly it’s still a very costly process.
By picking a home improvement company such as Zenith Home, this would be all sorted for you hassle free since we have all the necessary accreditations to do our job. On top of that you will be provided with the certificate after everything is completed.
If something were to go wrong then you would have to fix it yourself, but by choosing a trustworthy company to do all of this for you then you would have nothing to worry about. If something were to go wrong with the company of your choice, they will be held accountable and repair everything for you. You won’t have to worry and you can look forward to enjoying your new products with your family.
Fitting your own windows or any other home improvement products is harder than it seems. There’s a lot of planning required and comes with risks that you would be responsible for. When picking a reputable company the whole process becomes a lot simpler and less of a hassle. All you need to do is pick what you want and we will do everything for you.
If you’re interested in improving your home and would like to find out more, why not get a free no-obligation quote with one of our highly qualified experts for some advice?