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Everest windows and doors?

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Found 26th Jul 2010
Has anyone ever used Everest for windows and doors?

I am looking to get secondary glazing on 4 windows.

Are they any good?

They have poor reviews online but people hardly review products if they love them.
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Ive just had it done here and never been so shocked in my life! the workmanship is shocking and we are having massive issues trying to sort it out.

Theyve drilled in tot he frames and missed so screws are showing, i have a large patio door which they added the secondary to and know can lock the door due to the new frame overlapping.

Shocking........fit the best....not Everest!!
avoid like the plague. mum and dad were shopping around for a conservatory, just enquired and they sent a man round desperate to get them to sign. Immediately disliked the guy. Said they'd think about it and call back if they wanted to pursue it. Guy turned up at our door many evenings, phonecalls, letters - even now with it built (via a local firm). don't deal with salesmen, only deal with firms where you speak with the builders themselves.
also avoid ANGLIAN WINDOWS, dire,,,
Both Companies still call me for windows and conservatories even though I had it fitted by some other companies 7 months ago. They have the highest quote...
Sales rep are Ok but always hard sales... You should asked for at least 1/2 price to what they quote..
Back when I had mine done, and was collecting quotes and info, they were much more expensive and had a more limited range than the local firms.

All the locals had good reputations, so we went with the cheapest for the windows and had the back and front doors done separately - again by local firms. All have stood the test of time.
OP few years back when I was getting quotes for new windows I was sick to death of these salesman who arrived with superglue on the soles of their shoes intent on staying for HOURS. Anyway, in the end we got a local joiner to fit them and it was less than HALF the price. We also got all the relevant paperwork from him too.

Cut out the middle man and contact some local joiners
also - the price you are being quoted for secondary glazing will be more expensive I reckon that getting new windows put in by a local joiner.
A trick is to arrange all the salesman on the same day with roughly an hour apart each appointment.
Tell them that you only got 1 hour to sell me your windows. Works everytime for me.. Same principle applies to other trade
Use a small local company with a good reputation.
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my mate works for them and he is even appalled at the rip-off prices and quality of the construction of the actual windows. Said he did a £35K conservatory a few months back which should have cost £12K but the old lady accepted the first price from the salesman!
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bossyboots

OP few years back when I was getting quotes for new windows I was sick to … OP few years back when I was getting quotes for new windows I was sick to death of these salesman who arrived with superglue on the soles of their shoes intent on staying for HOURS. Anyway, in the end we got a local joiner to fit them and it was less than HALF the price. We also got all the relevant paperwork from him too. Cut out the middle man and contact some local joiners

just out of interest, did this joiner offer you a ten year guarantee?
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make sure the fitter is fensa registered and you receive documentation as you'll need it when selling your house
goldmax

just out of interest, did this joiner offer you a ten year guarantee?[/quote]


Yes he did and I have already had your "interest" re. my windows in the past
Edited by: "bossyboots" 27th Jul 2010
csiman

my mate works for them and he is even appalled at the rip-off prices and … my mate works for them and he is even appalled at the rip-off prices and quality of the construction of the actual windows. Said he did a £35K conservatory a few months back which should have cost £12K but the old lady accepted the first price from the salesman!



OMG thats awful!

csiman

make sure the fitter is fensa registered and you receive documentation as … make sure the fitter is fensa registered and you receive documentation as you'll need it when selling your house



definitely
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csiman

make sure the fitter is fensa registered and you receive documentation as … make sure the fitter is fensa registered and you receive documentation as you'll need it when selling your house

Or Certass registered (certification and self assessment)
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bossyboots

just out of interest, did this joiner offer you a ten year guarantee?

Is it an insurance backed guarantee ??
Edited by: "goldmax" 27th Jul 2010
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Ok thanks for all the information guys.

Im really confused now! I dont want to waste any money.

They have quoted 3k for interior glazing is that bad?

Original Poster
That is for 4 windows
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REDRANGER86

Ok thanks for all the information guys. Im really confused now! I dont … Ok thanks for all the information guys. Im really confused now! I dont want to waste any money. They have quoted 3k for interior glazing is that bad?


3K for secondary glazing on 4 windows is ridiculous!

look at checkatrade.com and get at least 4 quotes
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csiman

[quote=REDRANGER86] Ok thanks for all the information guys. Im really … [quote=REDRANGER86] Ok thanks for all the information guys. Im really confused now! I dont want to waste any money. They have quoted 3k for interior glazing is that bad?


3K for secondary glazing on 4 windows is ridiculous!

look at checkatrade.com and get at least 4 quotes[/qu
REDRANGER86

Ok thanks for all the information guys. Im really confused now! I dont … Ok thanks for all the information guys. Im really confused now! I dont want to waste any money. They have quoted 3k for interior glazing is that bad?




ridiculous!!!!!!! and you do realise now you have a new friend - one for life - your salesman.

Best set an extra place at the dinner table tonight X)
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REDRANGER86

Ok thanks for all the information guys. Im really confused now! I dont … Ok thanks for all the information guys. Im really confused now! I dont want to waste any money. They have quoted 3k for interior glazing is that bad?

Just go to a local smaller firm and compare prices, someone who will offer you an insurance backed guarantee and certificates, avoid "joiners" and one man bands, they dont offer these things and do things for cheap money but you have no comeback on them, we often see blank vans on peoples driveways fitting windows and they offer cheap prices to undercut legit firms like ourselves (who have to pay our way legally), I often get called out to jobs installed by these blank van men and have to put things right , the customer soon learns .
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