Is a straightforward quote really too much to ask for in the glazing industry?
We can all picture the stereo type of the pushy ‘double-glazing salesman’ offering a 50% discount if you buy today but how do you know if you have really bagged a bargain and what is a straightforward, reasonable price in the glazing industry?
Making massive discounts may be the oldest sales trick in the book – but it’s a tactic that’s worked for years in the glazing industry. It’s easy to get sucked in to the pitch but if a company is offering you a 60% discount, buy one get one free or a limited time offer, then the chances are that they have hugely inflated their prices to come up with the initial figure. The reduced price they are offering may not even be that great.
A recent study by Which? found that window salespeople frequently quote a higher price to begin with, which they drop over the course of their sales visit. The price you’re quoted could drop by 75%, or over £10,000, during a sales pitch.
You should always be wary of a company using these sorts of tactics, or anyone who asks for a large deposit upfront. The effect of these smoke and mirrors is to leave customers bewildered about what a reasonable price is.
At Clearview we don’t believe in offering ridiculous discounts for our products or services, we simply provide our customers with the best price from the off without trying to confuse you and trick you into thinking your getting a better deal. Our prices are the same 365 days a year and you can be confident that you will always get a clear, competitive price from day one.
We find that simple, straightforward honest and fair pricing is a much nicer way to deal with our customers.
Get a fast quote for secondary glazing online today or speak to one of our expert team on 0114 294 5018.
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