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Replacing windows – the three biggest mistakes homeowners make.

Published: 9th February 2018

Replacing windows? Get the job right, first time!

Investing by replacing windows in your property makes good sense – for your comfort today and your bank balance tomorrow. Good renovation projects will add value to your home and make it easier to sell later on.

But not all renovation projects are money well spent. Spectus Window Systems, a leading nationwide window and door supplier, says poor quality products and work can damage a property, compromise security and push up energy bills.


Never be tempted to install windows and doors yourself. You could end up wasting money and ruining your home. Window installation is a skilled job. Avoid the pitfalls of doing a bad job and invest in quality with a trusted Spectus Windows installer.

Too good to be true

Never buy discounted windows at a price that seems too good to be true. The likelihood is, they will never be installed or the supplier will do a shoddy job.

Before investing in windows, contact Spectus to find an approved, fully trained installer near you. Not only will they be able to complete the job to your satisfaction, they will supply quality products with excellent energy efficiency ratings – saving you money in the long run – and are supported by an Insurance Backed Guarantee.

Overlooking WER ratings

Energy efficiency is really important when you consider up to twenty-five per cent of the heat in your home escapes through windows. Spectus installers will never install windows with a poor energy efficiency (WER) rating. Windows will a low WER rating will push up heating bills and leave you feeling cold.

Find out more about replacing windows in your home successfully, visit www.spectus.co.uk