PART 3: WHAT HOMEOWNERS WANT… QUALITY WINDOWS
The Disconnect Between What Homeowners Want and What Builders Offer
PART 3: WHAT HOMEOWNERS WANT… QUALITY WINDOWS.
Our Blog continues with the discussion about the Disconnect between what Homeowners Want and What Builders Offer. Part 1: What Builders Offer… Builder-Grade Windows of our series, we disclosed that builders offer cheap builder-grade windows without regard to the actual quality of windows installed in new homes.
Part 2: The Real Cost of Builder Windows discusses the real costs of Builder windows in your home and what these builder windows bring to your home.
In this final part in this Series, I will discuss why quality windows like Ringer Windows, is what you, the homeowner, really want in your home and how to get what you want in your home.
THE COSTS OF RINGER WINDOWS
The irony of the price issue of builder windows is that the real price cost difference between cheaply made builder windows and simple, “no frills” high quality windows like Ringer Windows Performa 3300, is about $60 a window. An average size home contains 15 windows so it might cost the builder $900 more to install super-efficient high quality windows in the average home. Our well-built quality windows rarely fail or have issues and are much more efficient than their cheaper builder window counterparts. Over time, seal failures are practically zero and the homeowners will enjoy the comforts of Ringer Windows from the beginning with much lower utility costs and with windows that continue to function well and provide great comfort and energy efficiency for many decades.
HOMEOWNERS REALLY WANT… QUALITY WINDOWS MADE TO LAST
Many folks with builder windows tell us that they would have preferred if their builder had the option to upgrade their windows when they had their home built (as they did with flooring, lighting, and plumbing fixtures).
Unlike the calls we take from Builders, Remodelers, and Supply Outlets asking about price, most initial calls from homeowners about replacement windows are almost never about price. Most intelligent homeowners ask about energy efficient windows or how well our windows slide up and down or vinyl window maintenance. Many ask about our warranty and longevity as well. We might not even discuss price with a homeowner until the 2nd or 3rd meeting.
You’d think that the Building Trades would “get it” about using, or at least offering, high quality windows with their projects and new homes. A majority of people would buy the window upgrade if they had a chance.
HOMEOWNERS WOULD UPGRADE WINDOWS IN THE BEGINNING IF THEY KNEW THEY WOULD LAST DECADES LONGER THAN THE STANDARD BUILDER WINDOW
It’s far less expensive to install quality windows on the front-end than pay us to install replacement windows after the fact… So, if you’re a prospective homeowner and you’re building your home, demand control over the windows that go into your home. We promise, you’ll be happy you did!