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by Ales
Thu Mar 29, 2007 8:42 am
Forum: Do It Yourself Questions
Topic: Directions to installing Simonton 5500 windows?
Replies: 8
Views: 7051

Sorry, I apologize. I think the snappiness on my part comes from reading some other posts on this board and seeing how some window professionals respond to questions from the average (not pro's) homeowners. I guess I was on the defense. Especially when words like Lowes and Thermastar get thrown arou...
by Ales
Thu Mar 29, 2007 8:08 am
Forum: Do It Yourself Questions
Topic: Directions to installing Simonton 5500 windows?
Replies: 8
Views: 7051

No one said I was trying to be a pro, I just want to try things on my own and save a little money. I am a first time young home buyer and there is nothing wrong with trying stuff out. I rather not follow those directions, which is why I posted the question. Now if anyone can really help instead of w...
by Ales
Wed Mar 28, 2007 3:55 pm
Forum: Do It Yourself Questions
Topic: Directions to installing Simonton 5500 windows?
Replies: 8
Views: 7051

Directions to installing Simonton 5500 windows?

Anyone know where I can get instructions to intall the Simonton 5500 windows? I have a prinout for Lowes Thermastar that I got from ther website. Is this good since the replacement windows are pretty much all the same?

thanks
by Ales
Tue Mar 20, 2007 9:16 am
Forum: Window Questions
Topic: Got quotes on Simonton 5300 and 5500. Which to choose?
Replies: 1
Views: 1170

Got quotes on Simonton 5300 and 5500. Which to choose?

I got a price quote for 7 Simonton 5300 and 5500 Reflection series windows. The price differance between the 2 is $65 for the total. Can anyone tell me what the differances are between the 2. Based on what I am reading on my specs, the only difference is 1 air latch (5300) vs 2 air latches (5500). A...
by Ales
Mon Mar 19, 2007 11:25 am
Forum: Window Questions
Topic: Dor-Win windows from NJ. Any experiences
Replies: 0
Views: 820

Dor-Win windows from NJ. Any experiences

I was wondering if anyone has any experiences with Dor-Win windows. They are out of NJ. I am looking for 7 vinyl replacement windows. Their website is www.dor-winmfg.com

Thanks for the help
by Ales
Mon Mar 19, 2007 11:21 am
Forum: Window Questions
Topic: Thermastar vs. American Jewel quoted same price. Choose who?
Replies: 0
Views: 1099

Thermastar vs. American Jewel quoted same price. Choose who?

Hi, I got a quote for 7 double hung vinyl replacement windows for Pella Thermastar and American Jewel 1500 series. I am on an extremely tight budget and these seem to be the types I can afford. The prices I got are exactly the same. They both have Low-E glass, but the American Jewel also is argon fi...