Originally Posted by Uncanny
The installers in the shop are far more important than the reputation of the company. Go in, talk to the installers, and see if they are knowledgable. Its going to be hit or miss whether or not the shop is good.
One thing that is good, you're buying a product from an authorized retailer with good vendor support and a warranty on the install.
This is true, but i YOU don't have a clue, how are you going to know if THEY do...
That's all i'm saying.. I've known plenty that have worked the big box shops that knew what they were doing, it's just not that common..