The value of trade association accreditation
For those of you who are in the process or about to seriously consider fitting replacement double glazing UK then choosing a trustworthy installer will be something at the top of your list and so it should be.
The first step in finding local quotes from a reputable double glazed windows installer is to check whether they are accredited by any of the major trade associations, such as FENSA, CERTASS or GGF. The second step is to go to the following website where you can find them:
This is because these trade bodies have a vetting procedure which covers important things like financial stability, track record & inspections of previous installations, working practices such as a code of conduct.
They also require their installer to give proper written quotes that include full details of any guarantees or warranties and have a complaints procedure to handle any disputes between you and the installer.
Whilst this may not guarantee that you have found the ‘installer of the century’ it is a very important first step towards getting a double glazing company that you can trust, such as https://www.doubleglazeddoorsfitted.co.uk/cost-guide-for-double-glazed-doors/
Trade Association Websites
- Windows & Doors: www.ggf.org.uk.
- Solar Panels: www.microgenerationcertification.org
- Conservatories: www.dgcos.org.uk
- Gas Engineers: www.gassaferegister.co.uk.