Gig Harbor Security Film

in Gig Harbor, WA

27
Security Film are
in Gig Harbor

4
Security Film in Gig Harbor
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Alex S.
"They arrived on time as scheduled and did a great job on all the windows. We were also happy with the window film, but
(the owner) was not, and he asked if" he could come back to redo the work because he was not satisfied with it. We were impressed with the pride he takes in his work, but asked if he would wait for us to see how we liked the particular film first because we thought we may want to change it out for something different. We wanted to see how much light entered the room a little later in the season, when the sunlight on the room would be more direct. Over a month later, we contacted him asking if he would come back and switch the film out for a different kind that would block more sunlight. He was very responsive and got us something different within a week. He didn't charge us for the service or for the cost of the new film because he had already offered to replace it originally when he wanted to redo the project. We had expected to pay at least for the cost of the new film. We thought
did a great job and were very happy with his company and his work. We will definitely use them for our window cleaning in the future, and will also consider the other services they offer as we need them.
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joanne G.
"These guys were wonderful. A 304 hour installation took about 9 hours and I was not charged more they did not complain. Cleaned up. Nice guys. Explained everything. Patient. Were recommended" by Backstreet security cameras.
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Navraj G.
"They did a nice job with the window tint. The price was competitive (but more than I paid 2 years ago for a similar job, possibly because of a higher quality company tint product)." I made an appointment, but still had to wait a little longer as the first car they were working on was not quite done (it would be nice if they would call to say they are running late). Otherwise they did nice work, and were professional and courteous. I would recommend, especially if they are running a sale.

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It's hard to determine if a window should be replaced or restored. Angie provides insight on making the difficult decision.

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Hello - I hope my answer will help point you in the right direction.

 

The reason you're having a hard time getting clear information is because there are hundreds of companies saying their window is the best. There are probably millions of different features you can choose to have for your windows and in price ranges from $169-$1200 (per double-hung window).

 

I've been in the business for 15 years and have seen many different window products from many different dealers and manufacturers. This all comes down to: "what's important for you and your home?" If you want a strong warranty from a company who has a full-time service department to give you piece of mind and service your windows should needs be, or are you looking at only those companies who offer true wood interior windows that you can paint or stain to match the home decor? Whatever is your hot-button, then that's where you want to start.

 

I would recommend you first choose how you want your new windows to look. Wood-interior with vinyl clad is only offered by certain companies, while there is a vinyl woodgrain finish to give you similar results without the maintenance. If you're only looking for a white interior and don't want the maintenance, a fiberglass or vinyl window would be the best choice from what is offered in the market today (vinyl will be less expensive - not necessarily cheaper quality). If you are going to change out a window to a french door and a door to a window, then you WILL NEED to find a contractor with some carpentry experience. Some companies will tell you upfront that they do not handle those sorts of remodeling projects due to the complexity and time it would take to get it complete.

 

Unfortunately, we won't be able to personally help you with your project as we work in the New England Area. However, if you wish to talk further, please feel free to email me at: sven@ritewindow.com and I'll be happy to let you know our prices for what we offer so you can compare and hopefully find a similar company to do the work for you near the Austin area.

 

Cheers!

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Get your roofer back out there.  Course of shingles above the window need to be pulled, self sealing flashing, drip caps, and counter and step flashing are going to be required here. 

 

This is a flashing issue as the window connects to the mansard roof surface. 

 

Condensation and a leak are two different and very noticeably different (i.e. volume) things.

 

Flashing and roofing on Mansards can be tricky but is sounds very much like a roofing issue. 

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+1

 

Much easier to scratch and typically not as good a finished quality as compared to glass.

 

Benefits are the resistance to breakage as mentioned by LCD.  Any glazing shop should be able to re-create that panel. 

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For a broken window (or leaking seal in multi-pane unit), for a standard roughly 2x3 foot window, can run from low of about $75-125 for single pane to more like $200-300 range for triple pane, depending on construction and any special ultraviolet or heat reflective coatings. If a removeable window unit, of course cheaper to remove it and take to replacement glass place then have them come out, measure glass size, order glass unit, then come back to install.

 

If taking in yourself, commonly they can do single-pane in an hour or two, but count on a week or so typically for sealed double or triple pane unit to come in, so you will have to seal the opening in the interim. That is an advantage of having them come out - they measure and determine type of unit on first visit and can seal with tape and plastic sheeting (if you have not already done that), then come back with new unit and install a week or two down the road - but you are not stuck with an opening in the wall for a long time.

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Thermal numbers look okay when looking at the NFRC.

 

Do you have any other data on them?  Air infiltration, Design Pressure, Visible Transmittance, and Condensation Resistance are all good evaluators.

 

http://www.mercuryexcelum.com/images/customer-files/Advantage.pdf

 

Air infiltration rate is way high at 0.21.

 

It may look nice in person but the performance numbers are below average. 

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If you are being sued and/or counter suing, then you should hire a lawyer.  While you can do small claims court and sue without a lawyer, the Contractor's insurance will provide him a lawyer to defeat you.  Plus, odds are good the Contractor has more court experience than the average Home Owner, especially if this is his standard opperating procedure.  If you go against a lawyer, you will lose, even if you are right (Saying the right thing at the wrong time is very bad in court rooms.  Get a lawyer who knows the processes).

Once you decide you are suing, there should be no further contact or access to the property with the contractor.  If you have already been told you are suing, you should stop all access to your property (you are allowing them to gather evidence AGAINST you.  Your lawyer may be able to reach an agreement outside of court to allow the contractor to fix the work within a specific time period, but even then make sure you are not in contact with the contractor.  Anything you say, will be turned against you ("The Home Owner said it was okay.")

A building official has no legal obligation in court; his job is safety and minimum construction requirements as allowed per Code.  He has no say over materials and methods, and cannot assess damage. (IRC doesn't have a requirement that the door you mention exceed 35", so he won't care it isn't 36" as an example).  What he CAN do is state if the work is unsafe or causing other conditions which are unsafe.  Let your lawyer decide; but it is not in your best interest to have the Building Offical inspect with the contractor.

To sue you need to show damages.  Get another contractor (get some references or hire an architect to help ensure you get what you need) to inspect the work and give an estimate to repair.  The amount the contractor(s) estimates becomes what you seek in court (plus court fees) from the contractor.  If his work caused problems, you should be suing, not sued.

Also, be aware that no door manufacturer makes an actual 36" door (as an example).  They each have their own frame sizes, so a "36 door" in reality will be 35 7/8" to 35 3/8".  Each door maker has slightly different sizes (go online, you can see Pella, Anderson, Kolbe-Kolbe, etc. have their actual sizes available for PDF downloads).  If you replace a Pella 36" with an Anderson's 36" they won't fit perfectly.  In fact, the different styles within the same manufacturer are sometimes even different.  The purpose of trim is to hide the gap between the wall and door frame, so your door may be perfectly fine in size and method of installation. 

When you have this work corrected (and for any future work) utilize the services of a lisenced Architect.  They will oversee the work, review requests for payments and document existing conditions and conditions found during construction to prevent the situation you are now in.  They will also ensure the proper permits are filed and the inspections called for.  Because they are a third party to the agreement, they can be the 'bad guy' and make the contractor perform, where you just have to pay the invoices they approve.  The contractor deals with the Architect (and vice versa) and you get the project you wanted. The cost of the architect would have been around $3,200 and is minimal compared to what you are dealing with now, the peace of mind is worth it and architects often find cost savings that go directly back to the Home Owner.  When you account for time alone, you will have spent more than this on just preparing and attending the court case.

Because this is headed to court, stop all communication with the contractor and get yourself counsel.  Good luck.

Security Window Installation reviews in Gig Harbor

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Excellent product data provided, which allowed me to make an informed decision. Vendor was quick to respond with pricing. Work was performed with professionalism and promptly.
- Gary L. B.
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was so pleasant and helpful when ordering and measuring. She was at my home for approx. 3 hrs. and took her time to make sure the order was correct. I appreciated her thoroughness and attention to detail. After about 4 weeks, the blinds arrived and installation went well except for a few missing brackets. Within a week, the brackets were in and the installer scheduled a time to finish. After all blinds were hung, the blind on the main window in the living room was not hanging properly. The installer took a photo and
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While I waited for my original order to arrive (approx. 4 weeks),
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put up temporary blinds to give me the privacy I needed.
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are warm friendly folks and I have enjoyed meeting them. They have been so responsive to me as a customer and I will definitely be calling them again when I need window coverings of any kind. I will also be referring them to my friends and co-workers.
- Robyn C.
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Very glad that we used
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was extremely professional and did and excellent job. Came on time, performed service and left everything in great condition. Plan to use in future and would highly recommend.
- Marilyn M.
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did an excellent job for us. We are completely satisfied with everything. The cost was $80 cheaper that other estimates. the work was done in an hour.
- Dale E J.
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We did have a good experience. The quality is excellent. The screen itself that they put on is just an excellent
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. It's one of the best I've seen. Anytime I have questions, they were very quick to answer the questions. They were very quick to come out here if I wanted any kind of assistance. They were very responsive to their clients. I would absolutely use them in the future.
- Robert O.
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Very professional service - prompt, returned calls and emails, easy to schedule. Very thorough.
I had security film installed on
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the windows in my home. Looks excellent -- actually, you cant see it at all.
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is knowledgeable and trustworthy. There was no “sales pitch”, just honest information....More /> I would definitely recommend them to anyone.
- Robert B.
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It is one of the best investments we have made. Our sun-room was so bright that we had to keep the blinds partially closed most of the day which blocked our view.
We highly recommend
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did a wonderful job. Not a bubble anywhere.
- Kay B.

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1st Class Glass

2020 Maltby Rd
Bothell

Accutint Bellevue

12005 NE 12th St Ste 1
Bellevue

Auto Tint Northwest

2633 Willamette Dr
Olympia

Brower Tinting & Graphics

284 SW 43rd St
Renton

Budget Blinds Serving Gig Harbor

7010 27th St W
University Place

CAR STEREO PLUS

1233 164TH ST SW
Lynnwood

Craft Star SPC

15745 Vail Rd SE
Yelm

Cutting Edge Window Tinting

8024 NE 123rd Street
Kirkland

DirectBuy of Indianapolis

8450 Westfield Blvd

Glass Doctor of King Pierce Snohomish & Skagit

22868 Pacific Hwy South
Des Moines

Glass Master LLC

1511 128th Pl NE
Bellevue

GlassMaster LLC

1511 128th pl ne
Bellevue

Hoglund's Top Shop

6323 Evergreen Way
Everett

Honey Do Husband

PO Box 65337
Tacoma

MC Home Inspections

900 Meridan E. Ste #19-182
Milton

Midnight Window Tinting

15205 Aurora Ave N
Seattle

Pro-Tection Seattle

8814 122nd Ave NE
Kirkland

SOUND EXTERIORS INC

4720 112TH ST E
Tacoma

Sound Glass Sales, Inc

5501 75th St W
Lakewood

SUPERIOR AUTO GLASS

PO BOX 355
Seahurst

Victor Glass

302 183rd St SW
Bothell

Vision Art Glass

4605 237th Pl SW
Mountlake Terrace

W.P.S.

p.o. box 8345
Bonney Lake

West Hills Honda

520 W Hills Blvd
Bremerton

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