The Window Specialist


The Window Specialist
License: 494843
2998 Ford Street
Oakland, California
Voice: (800) 432-8834
Also listed in:
San Francisco
Contra Costa County


  • “I was very happy with their service, and I definitely recommend them. We recently had windows installed, and although it takes a year or two to see if the quality is still there, so far they are doing great! You can use me as a reference with no hesitation.”

  • “They installed 5 windows for me, and they were in and out in half a day! The pricing was great. I was really happy with the quality of the windows, and the quality of the service.”

  • “I found them in The Good Service Guide, and had them install windows in the front of my house. They are #1! They are friendly, have good prices, and quality products. Tom knows what he’s talking about, and he doesn’t try to push you or throw a sales pitch at you.”

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Tired of high utility bills and ugly, drafty windows which fog up in winter and waste valuable energy in summer? Double-pane, vinyl or wood-framed windows are the answer, carefully matched to your home’s architectural style and installed by The Window Specialist.

Today’s vinyl and wood-framed windows have numerous advantages over aluminum-framed windows. They never rust or need painting – and they’re a breeze to clean.

While The Window Specialist has transformed hundreds of homes and apartment buildings all over the Bay Area, you won’t find them listed anywhere except in The Good Service Guide. They are a small company who will work on your job from start to finish – unlike some window companies who send a high-pressure salesman to close the deal, then subcontract your job out to the cheapest installers they can hire.

“We do all the installation ourselves,” explains manager Alan Zweig. “We also eliminate all the dry rot around the frames (a frequent source of allergy in older homes). Our aesthetic interpretation, structurl expertise, craftsmanship and finishwork are unmatched.

“In just one day, we can make a tremendous difference to people’s quality of life,” says owner Tom Fromm. “Suddenly you’re comfortable, warm, and free of traffic noise and sounds from the street. Your home instantly becomes cozy and peaceful – more of a retreat from the outside world.

“One owner recently told me that the new windows we installed were the best investment he had ever made in his home.”

The Window Specialist meets all PG&E’s requirements for energy efficiency, expertise and customer service.

They install double-pane, wood-clad windows by Marvin or Pella, and Amerimax premium vinyl windows. They install bay and picture windows, patio doors and French sliding doors. All doors and windows come with a lifetime guarantee.

“We offer 100% financing, and we never take a down-payment, or ask for money up front. You only pay when we’ve completed the job, and you’re 100% satisfied.

“Nearly all of our business comes through referrals. We’re totally dedicated to customer satisfaction.”

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