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Our quick guide to choosing a window company in Bristol

Clifton suspension bridge in BristolLooking for windows Bristol? If so, you’ve no doubt wondered how to find the right window company. Well, our quick guide should make it nice and easy for you.

Speak to family and friends

You can find out a lot about specific window companies by speaking to family & friends. Such as, whether they had a positive or negative experience with a particular company. Plus, you can find out specific aspects of the job by speaking to them, including the tidiness of the workmen, the quality of the products, etc. You might even be able to take a look at the installation afterwards, to see if the work was done to a high standard. They might have also heard recommendations from their respective families and friends.

Look out for Which? Trusted Traders

uPVC casement window installationWhich? Trusted Traders is a trader endorsement scheme run by Which?. In order to become endorsed by this scheme, companies must undergo a strict assessment procedure. The assessment process covers a variety of categories, ranging from credit history to customer satisfaction, to business procedures. This platform also provides customers with the opportunity to review window installers after completing their work. We’ve got a rating of 4.8/5 from 338 reviews via this platform, giving you an indication of our excellent credentials.

Checkatrade.com

Similarly to Which? Trusted Traders, Checkatrade.com runs strict background checks on any tradesman that it allows to become members. After becoming a member, tradesman must always meet The Checkatrade Standard. As part of this, companies must always treat their customers courteously, honestly and professionally. Therefore, Checkatrade.com endorsement is another excellent way of finding a reputable installer. They also have an online review platform, on which our average rating is 9.81/10 from 676 reviews.

Has the company been certified?

Any window company you use should be certified. The right certification demonstrates that who you’re looking to hire has the expertise to carry out the work. Look for schemes like Certass or FENSA, which are both competent person schemes for the glazing industry. Here at Associated Windows, we’re accredited by FENSA.

What guarantees are on offer?

Look for any installation guarantees. Any reputable window company is able to offer a 10-year insurance backed guarantee with every installation and that’s exactly what we offer here at Associated Windows.

Do they cover your area?

White uPVC bow windowsWhen looking for an installer, it’s essential to check whether or not they even cover your area. Otherwise, it’s unlikely you’ll be able to get them out to complete the work. Here at Associated, we operate within a 20-mile radius of our Filton HQ, taking us as far as Berkeley and Chew Magna. We also cover the whole of Bristol, venturing into areas like:

  • Henleaze
  • Knowle
  • Hartcliffe
  • Ashley Down
  • Horfield
  • Southmead
  • Clifton
  • Southville
  • Brislington &
  • Hanham

If you happen to live in one of these areas, you can be sure we’ve installed some of our ‘A’ energy rated windows there. Want one, two or a set for your home? Give us a call on 0117 9311777 or contact us online.