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The Dangers of DIY- Why Professionals are Worth the Extra Cost

The Dangers of DIY- Why Professionals are Worth the Extra Cost

Here at Facelift Window & Door Replacements we’ve pretty much seen it all when it comes to DIY Disasters. DIY dangers are real people!

Probably the most common problem to rear its ugly head is someone trying to install their windows and doors and it just all goes horribly wrong. It may look simple but hanging a door correctly is actually quite complex, that’s if you want it to lock, open or close…  Windows improperly installed have poor weather-seal properties, rattle and whistle in a storm, leak in the rain and occasionally dislodge themselves from the frame completely. Apart from being annoying, they can be downright dangerous!  That’s when we’re called in to “Save the Day” which works out to be a far more expensive exercise than if we’d just been engaged to do the job in the first place.

The dangers of DIY are endless when it comes to window and door replacements – these are specialist renovation projects, and we are proud to be Melbourne’s premier point of call!  A great benefit of using a professional, Registered Builder such as Facelift Window & Door Replacements is that we take care of everything for you:  Building Permits, Engineering, Council Applications and Fees, custom-manufacture and professional installation, removal and disposal of old windows and doors, and a complete clean-up of the site on completion – nothing for our customers to worry about!  In addition, we offer a 15 Year Warranty which covers manufacturing and workmanship – because we can!

We’ve seen foundations damaged, windows smashed, walls and doorways partially collapsed and even people injured because they tried to take shortcuts. Take a look here to see some pretty funny DIY jobs that turn out to be very costly

So when you’re thinking of having your windows and doors replaced and you live in Melbourne, keep Facelift Window & Door Replacements in mind to do the best job, first time. Our contact page is a good place to start!

By | 2015-08-24T01:49:02+00:00 August 12th, 2015|News|

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