Replacement Windows in Hialeah, FL

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At ARS/Rescue Rooter, your comfort is our priority. Always. From plumbing emergencies to heating repair, air conditioning installation and attic insulation,… More
  • 46 Years in Business
  • Accepts Emergency Requests
We have lots of technicians and lots of service trucks across the country. You know what that means? It means that… More
  • 25 Years in Business
  • Accepts Emergency Requests
Momentum Solar, founded in 2009, is a top solar contractor and Inc. 500 fastest-growing private company that employs over 1,000 people… More
  • 12 Years in Business
  • Accepts Emergency Requests
Serving the entire state of Florida, we provide high-impact windows, impact doors, energy-saving attic insulations, and exterior paints for the home.… More
  • 15 Years in Business
  • Accepts Emergency Requests
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In business since 1998, we will provide roofing services with quality care and integrity. Dakoma Roofing, Inc. is a locally owned… More
  • 23 Years in Business
  • Accepts Credit Card
Paradise Exteriors is family owned and operated hurricane impact window and door company. Run by Dan and Tina Beckner, Paradise Exteriors… More
  • 14 Years in Business
  • Offers Financing
We are a family owned business that treats every job site as if it were our own homes. We take care… More
  • 18 Years in Business
  • Accepts Emergency Requests
ARS/Rescue Rooter is a nationwide network of company-owned locations providing exceptional heating, air conditioning, plumbing, and sewer and drain services to… More
  • 46 Years in Business
  • Accepts Emergency Requests
Choice One Home Improvement installs affordable impact windows, impact doors, roofing, HVAC systems as well as insulations.Our mission is to provide… More
  • 8 Years in Business
  • Offers Financing
Our vision is to transform the lives of present and future generations through renewable energy. More
  • 10 Years in Business
Renew Financial was founded in 2008 by Cisco DeVries, who brought together a multidisciplinary team of experts in finance, technology, operations,… More
  • 13 Years in Business
  • Offers Financing
HVAC expert licensed since 2007 As a family-owned company based on Downtown Miami, our mission is to provide the best service… More
  • 14 Years in Business
  • Accepts Emergency Requests
SolarWorld Americas sources only the highest-quality components and materials from proven suppliers. Our team sources local materials whenever possible and because… More
  • 9 Years in Business
  • Accepts Credit Card
Phoenix Windows and Doors are your partners in home improvement. With over 25 years in the industry as a general contractor,… More
  • 11 Years in Business
  • Offers Financing
Since 2002, the WindMar Group has pioneered renewable energy development. WindMar currently owns and operates one of the largest solar energy… More
  • 19 Years in Business
  • Accepts Credit Card
We are a licensed, insured, bonded, and certified alternative energy contractor. We are located in the Orlando, Florida area and work… More
  • 7 Years in Business
  • Offers Financing
Green Solutions installs affordable impact windows, impact doors, roofing, HVAC systems as well as insulations.Our mission is to provide renewable energy… More
  • 9 Years in Business
Vision Solar takes the headaches out of getting rid of your electric company. Most of our competitors will come out to… More
  • 2 Years in Business
  • Accepts Emergency Requests
Prestige Windows & Doors offers industry-leading impact window and door installation services to Miami, Broward and West Palm Beach. Whether it's… More
  • 26 Years in Business
Florida Solar & Air offers a full line of energy efficient solutions to clients in Southern Florida. Our solutions are designed… More
  • 13 Years in Business
We have Our approach to energy gets you better systems and better efficiency. Multiple improvements working together to maximize your comfort… More
  • 5 Years in Business
  • Offers Financing
RB Green Energy is a Florida Certified Solar Installer and Contractor. It recognized by its peers as one of the fastest… More
  • 8 Years in Business
C E Fulton's Professional Remodeling LLC (FPR) is a residential Special Trade/Finish Carpentry Contractor remodeling company. We offer the highest quality… More
  • 10 Years in Business
  • Accepts Credit Card
We thrive on making our customer very happy, we provide an exellent experience all the way around. We have experienced qualified… More
  • 2 Years in Business
  • Accepts Emergency Requests
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Window Replacement in Hialeah, FL

Replacing a window may seem like a simple enough task, but in truth, it’s slightly more complicated than it at first appears. In storm-prone areas, like Hialeah, windows are heavily regulated, and must meet certain industry standards and be installed according to manufacturing guidelines in order to be considered legal.

Here, climate will play a huge role in the windows you select. Statistically, Miami and its surrounding areas are the most likely spots in the US for a hurricane to land, so buildings here should be structurally reinforced to resist wind, rain, and damage from flying debris. This is particularly true when it comes to your home’s windows–the open glass puts them at risk of shattering, which could cause major issues with the building’s outer framework, not to mention putting you and your family at risk of injury. This guide will run you through the basics of window selection, permitting, inspections, and incentives in Hialeah, Florida to get your window replacement well under way.

Window Requirements in Hialeah

All windows in Hialeah have to conform to Miami-Dade County’s product approval code, meaning that the manufacturer has submitted their product specifications and testing information to the government and received notification that the windows are approved for use there. You can search for a product using the county’s Product Control Search tool, but the manufacturer should be able to let you know whether or not the product complies in your area as well.

Window Contractor Requirements in Hialeah

If you reside in the property you’ll be working on, and are willing to testify to it via an affidavit, then you can qualify for an exemption to Florida’s building code requirements that residents complete all construction through a licensed contractor. To apply for the exemption, you’ll need to complete a notarized copy of the affidavit here and turn it in along with your permit application and other paperwork. Be aware though, when you sign the document, you also agree to be held liable for any damage resulting from the repair as well as the responsibility of making sure your windows and any construction work abides by applicable building codes.

For this reason, it’s best to look for a licensed contractor to help you do the repair work–unless you have a pretty thorough background with window replacement and zoning regulations in your area. The licensing requirement is important–using an unlicensed day laborer in Florida makes you responsible for any negligence on their part. You can use Miami-Dade’s contractor inquiry tool to verify that a local contractor is properly licensed, and view any complaints that have been filed against them.

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Applying for Window Permits in Hialeah, Florida

Because wind-resistance is so important to your Hialeah home, the city requires that you apply for not only a building permit, which you can access here, but that you also submit paperwork along with that application documenting your window’s product approval and its planned location in your home. In order to make sure your application is complete, you’ll need the following:

  • Two copies of the window’s product approvals, which you can get from the window manufacturer.
  • A complete floor plan that shows where the windows will be added, as well as their size.
  • Labeling indicating the design wind pressure for the product. Design pressure is expressed as two measurements–the maximum and minimum wind load that the window was shown to withstand during testing–and can be obtained when you purchase the windows.

Since the permitting process in Hialeah requires detailed technical documentation, it’s best to have a professional available who can help you negotiate the paperwork and make sure your windows are legal. That’s another reason we advise looking for a licensed contractor to help you with the work–they can help you complete the necessary forms. Completed permits can be returned to the City of Hialeah Planning and Zoning Department, located in City Hall at 501 Palm Ave, Hialeah, FL 33010. The office is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. The department can also be reached at (305) 883-8075.

Window Inspections in Hialeah, FL

Once your window is successfully replaced, it will need to be inspected by a city official who will confirm that the window was installed properly and that it is safe and up-to-code. But first, once you have your permit number, you’ll have to have a completed Notice of Commencement. You can access the form here. On inspection day, the notice, along with the approved permit and the permit code, needs to be displayed on the job site. If your windows are on the second floor, you also need to make sure the inspector has access to an OSHA approved ladder, as well.

Energy-Efficiency Rebates and Incentives for Hialeah

While the City of Hialeah does not provide any of its own rebates and incentives for energy efficiency improvements, homeowners who upgrade to ENERGY-STAR-labeled products could be eligible for a rebate on their federal tax returns. To apply, fill out form 5695 with your taxes–you could receive back as much as 10 percent of the cost of the windows, with a maximum return of $200.