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05/01/2013 at 15:38
We have had three quotes and we are having one more on Thursday evening next week....
the one national firm we invited - the salesman had a hissy fit as we did not want to make a decision on the spot so they are out of the running!
The other two we both like - what makes you swing towards one firm or another?
05/01/2013 at 15:53
We got quotes from two local firms. Both were nice, didnt pressure us. We went with the cheaper one.
05/01/2013 at 21:55
I'd ask around for recommendations tbh, or google for reviews if they are big enough
05/01/2013 at 22:18
Checkatrade is a really good website to find someone. That's how we found our window people, and the company that did our boiler.
05/01/2013 at 23:29
Have tried googling reviews... Both have been in the business 20+ years and both " manufacture" the windows themselves as our house is really odd sizes windows wise. Both we were recommended, I am not sure either is a bad choice if you get my drift... Will try checkatrade website, sometime I wish we knew people unfortunately all our fronds are science geeks.
06/01/2013 at 13:59
Was the national firm Safestyle? Don't touch them with a barge pole they are horrible!! They turned up 3hrs late, refused to leave my flat, used bullying techniques to try and get us to sign up there and then. They reduced me to tears on several occasions with harrassing phone calls and threatening messages when I turned them down!
06/01/2013 at 18:50
Purplestar - luckily I had already pre-warned about them! I wonder how many times the national company will bug H
06/01/2013 at 23:02
Safestyle put us off having new windows for years. We finally had them done by Anglian last summer.
07/01/2013 at 10:39
We went with local companies after recommendations. We had some national companies give us quotes and had the same pressure from them. H actually had to throw one out of the house as he refused to leave and after that I was really wary of them.
07/01/2013 at 10:41
we went with a local company that we knew had a long established reputation in our town. the owners live in the town and that made us think that they wouldn't want to upset their repuation. My husband also found a psoitive review on the Which trades website.
08/01/2013 at 08:28
Pebbles it was Anglian that had a hissy fit! Carole I wonder if any of my friends or family have a which membership - will ask about!
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