DIY Is Not Recommended for Window Replacement


DIY window replacement might seem like an easy task to those who are naturally handy and have experience in managing home renovation projects on their own. You must have heard the saying, “if you want to get something done right, you better do it yourself.”

But this may not entirely be true when it comes to replacing your windows. Here are some reasons why DIY is not recommended for window replacement:

It Is Dangerous

Studies have shown that many people end up injuring themselves while working on DIY projects. Even installing or replacing your windows can be a dangerous task, especially if you have never done it before. For instance, you can injure yourself if a glass window falls off and breaks.

It Can Be a Mess

Replacing and removing windows requires several steps that you want to get done swiftly to get rid of all the mess around the house. Plus, having a hole in the house where your old window was installed can allow dust, insects, pests, debris, and all sorts of pollutants to enter your home. On the other hand, professionals can do the job quickly and avoid the mess.

You Can Make Errors

Another reason why DIY is not recommended for window replacement is that the chances of making errors are quite high. These errors can cost you more than hiring a professional in the long run. For instance, moisture and mould can easily build up on the window if it is not properly installed. Or, the window may look aesthetically unpleasing.

Waste of Time and Money

Time and money are two important factors to equate in the equation. DIY window replacement can take a lot of time and cost you a lot, especially if you make mistakes. Plus, you will first have to spend time finding the right windows and getting all of the necessary materials for installation. A professional can, for instance, help you figure out the right type of windows based on your requirements and have them installed correctly without errors. This way, you will end up saving time and money.

No Warranty/Guarantee

Window replacement projects are considered an investment. Before you think about saving some cash and doing the work yourself, consider a situation two years from now when something goes wrong with the windows. You will end up on the verge of paying more for repairs and maintenance in the long run. On the other hand, getting your windows replaced by professionals will offer you a guarantee or warranty that if something goes wrong in future, the windows will be replaced.

If you want your window dreams to come to reality, consider going with AAA Glass for quality services. For more information or queries, please contact us here.  You can also give us a call at (03) 9338 1281 or email for more details.