Why Choose Marshall for Your Windows?
Respect, efficiency, craftsmanship, and pride are what you can expect from our window installers. Beware of big box stores and national companies who don't personally know their installers. With Marshall, your happiness and safety are ensured.
Unlike other Rhode Island window replacement companies that force you into a particular window line, we're help you find the absolute best window for your home and budget, whether Harvey, Andersen or Pella. We install them all, expertly.
To protect your windows for years to come, we're able to provide a lifetime warranty on your Rhode Island window installation, which also covers accidental glass breakage. And yes, it's transferable.
New Construction Windows vs. Replacement Windows in Rhode Island
As a homeowner, shopping for windows can prove more complicated than you’d expect. Large retail stores and unscrupulous contractors often try relentlessly to sell you the style and installation method that’s most profitable for them. This can make it difficult to distinguish industry jargon from actual differentiating factors. As a family business, at Marshall, we focus our operation on customer retention through best practices rather than gimmicks and quick sales. We’ve created a brief overview of new construction windows vs. replacement windows in Rhode Island to help you take an informed approach to this important investment in your home.
Replacement windows (also known as insert replacement windows and retrofit windows) are usually less costly to install than new construction windows (also known as full-frame replacement windows). That is because existing windows can be swapped out for replacement windows without having to remove any siding, reconstruct window openings or replace wall components. Unless you’re building an addition, residing your home or taking on some other project that opens up your walls and exposes your studs, replacement windows will require far less labor and cost. Replacement windows are the most common installation method chosen by our homeowners. We’re even able to install insulation at the time of replacement, for additional efficiency.
Of course, for some applications, installing new construction windows can be the best solution, particularly if your window issues are rooted in the initial construction of your window openings. Even the slightest error in measurement or sealant application can result in performance reducing water damage like rot and mold and the mold can lead to health issues. Soft window sills and interior water staining around your window frame are often the first visible signs of this potentially serious structural issue. Unlike replacement windows, new construction windows feature nail fins that attach directly to your home’s studs – requiring exposure for installation. Although this process of removing trim and siding will add cost to your window project, addressing rot, mold and even reduced insulation head-on will result in significant long-term savings and will add value to your home.
The best way to determine whether you need new construction windows vs. replacement windows in Rhode Island is with the insight of our reputable team. At Marshall we’ve helped countless homeowners in Rhode Island, Massachusetts and throughout New England make this important decision for over 35 years.
Call our window installation team today at (401) 438-1499, leave a message on our website or send us an email for a free, no-obligation window replacement consultation.
How our pricing stacks up
- One-person shop with lack of experience
- Lower-pressure sales
- Poor customer support, due to lack of staff
- Not properly insured and/or licensed, a major concern for homeowner’s liability
- No payment plans or financing
- Little to no warranties
- Require money up front to start a project
- Local, family-owned business since 1983
- No pushy sales tactics or gimmicks
- Exceptional customer service and care
- Fully licensed, insured, and trained crews who are a part of our team
- Affordable payment plans and financing
- A true 15-year workmanship warranty
- Money accepted when project is complete
- Large, national companies
- High-pressure sales, gimmicks, and “offers”
- No personal touch or care
- Licensed and insured crews that come and go and aren’t invested in the company
- Financing available
- Warranty claims can be difficult to file
- Require money up front to start a project
Our customers love us
Robert HehlPortsmouth, RI
During the first week of work I was present each day to observe first-hand and converse with the crew as they transformed my house from a black and white, weather-worn, leaky, and otherwise non-descript single level Ranch, into a sharp, clean and neat, crisp-looking, and virtually new home. Throughout the whole process, the crew identified […]
Sam CrooksRehoboth, MA
Marshall provided a fair price for the work that was performed, met the time commitments they provided both during the estimate and the installation (they never wasted my time), performed an incredibly good job (I watched), and did an outstanding job cleaning up the property after the work was completed, and they also did an […]
Toni MottaCumberland, RI
Tom, your recommendations for materials, design and color were all top quality choices. Shawn and his crew did a beautiful job with the carpentry and attention to detail. You and everyone from your company (including your office manager, Judy) were a pleasure to work with and all were attentive to being sure that I was […]
John & Liz DeLeoDartmouth, MA
David, thank you and your company for one of the most qualitative and professional construction projects ever completed in my lifetime. From the day I met you, I had an inclination that you were different than any other contractor I had ever worked with in my past. You presented a level of confidence that became […]
Katie SantosEast Providence, RI
From the beginning of working with Marshall, we never felt as though we were just another customer. We felt valued and important.