Written by Fred Daues on March 12, 2018 in Vinyl Windows

Most people don’t have unlimited funds for home improvement projects. Wouldn’t it be nice if you did? But in reality you just don’t, so when you need new windows for your home in Clayton, MO, price is going to be a big factor. You may set a budget for the project up front or you might look around for price bids to get an idea what you are in for. The first thing you will have to do is decide on a material for your new windows and if price is important, vinyl windows are best. They’re the most inexpensive window material on the market and they offer quality, energy efficiency as well. You can’t go wrong with them, in price or in quality. Before you start evaluating price bids, think about these questions.

Are the prices competitive?

When you meet with companies that provide vinyl windows, simply ask them if their prices are competitive. They will probably always say yes, but you can do your homework and research the cost of the project on line. By knowing the high end, low end, and median price for new vinyl windows, complete with installation, you are armed with education, which is very powerful. You will know whether or not companies are giving you a competitive price or something that is way too high or way too low.

Do the prices line up with quality?

You need to know how much vinyl windows cost on a regular basis. That way, if there are companies trying to give you vinyl windows at a way too low price, you will know they are not going to be quality windows. On the other hand, if there’s a company trying to charge you way too m much, you know they are trying to rip you off. Vinyl windows have a lot of facets so you need to compare like windows in order to see the differences in quality.

Is negotiation an option?

Some companies have hard and fast prices and what you see is what you get. Other times, you may be able to negotiate a bit, especially if you find a cheaper price on the same vinyl windows elsewhere. Ask if they have any wiggle room. Sometimes just by asking for a better price, you can get one. It never hurts to ask!

When you are looking for vinyl windows in Clayton, MO, there are plenty of places to search. But only one company will give you the quality and customer care you need and that’s Masonry & Glass Systems. Call us at (314) 535-6515 and you’ll quickly see that we care deeply about the vinyl windows that end up on your home. We won’t try to talk you into anything, but we will offer our expert advice and answer any questions you have so you can make informed decisions. You can also stop by and see vinyl window options at 1503 S Kingshighway Blvd St Louis, MO 63110.