Frequently Asked Questions
It's normal to have questions about home improvement projects. Here are some of the most frequently asked.
We've been helping Connecticut homeowners like you with exterior projects for more than 30 years. We're locally owned and managed and we care about the community. You probably see us and our team in the grocery store, in line to pick up kids at school and at local fairs.
There are many companies which are fly-by-night, here today, gone tomorrow. There are people who, in a down economy, hang up a shingle, but don't really know the products, how to install the products properly, and who are in it for a quick buck. We believe that someone's home needs to be that safe place to raise their kids, to build memories, to celebrate special occasions. Many of our customers hire us again when the next area of their home needs attention. We invest in continuous training for everyone on our team, to ensure we do the best job for you and your family.
You don't have to be an expert. While we've tried to provide good information on this site so you can make an informed decision, don't worry - we'll work with you to ensure that you choose the best product and materials based on your situation, needs, budget, and goals. Certain products work better near the shore, with the salty air, sand, and storms. Other products might better meet your environmental goals, having a long life span and made with recycled materials. To match existing architectural features and finishes, our team will find you the product with the style and color that matches your home's existing design. In short, we'll work with you to help you choose the brand and material that will work best for your home, your lifestyle, and your budget.
After we both sign the contract, we'll schedule a date for work to begin on your home. We usually aim for within two weeks, but that can vary, depending on the availability of materials and previously scheduled jobs during busy seasons. Should there be any materials delays, we'll keep you informed and how this may impact your scheduled work.
You don't have to be there when our team arrives to work on your home. We'll let you know in advance how long we expect the project to take, but most home exterior projects can be completed in a single day.
No. Our team will leave your property in the same (or better) shape as when we arrived. We treat your property as if it were our own--or our mother's.
"Nice job. On time, quick clean-up and roof looks great." - Janet W.
"We are thrilled with our new siding! Mike and the crew were fabulous- Can't say enough good about the entire process! Started and finished when they said- Cleaned up like they were never there. We would highly recommend Berkeley Exteriors!! So glad we contacted them- Our house is beautiful!!" - Jeanmarie M.
- Wincore windows -- 20-year warranty on window frames
- Everlast metal roofing panels -- 50-year warranty for most damage
- Therma-Tru doors -- limited lifetime warranty
- James Hardie fiber cement siding -- 30-year, non-prorated warranty
"Berkeley did my brother's house. I like it so much that I had them do mine. New windows, siding, gutters, and front door. Everything went well.
They came when they said they would. It cost what they said it would. Everything very well done. No complaints at all."