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by EcoStar Remodeling
Wed Mar 07, 2012 12:17 am
Forum: Window Questions
Topic: Window Quote Question
Replies: 8
Views: 3732

Re: Window Quote Question

8 Triple pane for $700 each is reasonable. Add in the utility company rebate plus the attic sealing and it sounds overall like a pretty decent deal as long as the rebates are as he said.
by EcoStar Remodeling
Mon Mar 05, 2012 1:58 pm
Forum: Window Reviews
Topic: My HD Simonton Journey
Replies: 25
Views: 19801

Re: My HD Simonton Journey

Measure twice, cut once. :lol:
by EcoStar Remodeling
Thu Feb 23, 2012 11:48 pm
Forum: Window Reviews
Topic: Amerimax Elite Grand Windows
Replies: 1
Views: 3621

Re: Amerimax Elite Grand Windows

Amerimax is not available here in Virginia but over the years, Amerimax has been a recommended window among many of the pros on the west coast who have posted here.
by EcoStar Remodeling
Wed Feb 22, 2012 6:37 pm
Forum: Window Questions
Topic: polaris window installer in akron ohio
Replies: 16
Views: 7384

Re: polaris window installer in akron ohio

Generally, we don't usually know about specific local installers. How did you come to decide on the Polaris?
by EcoStar Remodeling
Thu Feb 16, 2012 5:56 pm
Forum: Window Questions
Topic: sunrise winows and the northeast
Replies: 9
Views: 4785

Re: sunrise winows and the northeast

You are equating bigger with better. It's a common mistake. Better manufacturers do market research and know what their consumers are looking for. Most want as much glass as possible but also want low air infiltration and high structural ratings. The Sunrise Window allows up to 40% more light depend...
by EcoStar Remodeling
Thu Feb 16, 2012 5:39 pm
Forum: Window Questions
Topic: sunrise winows and the northeast
Replies: 9
Views: 4785

Re: sunrise winows and the northeast

Different strokes for different folks. If you want an average performing window that feels "Beefy" then take a look at Simonton Reflections 5500, Alside Ultra-max or Alside Sheffield. Most of our customers want a window with as much glass as possible. Sunrise is able to get better overall performanc...
by EcoStar Remodeling
Wed Feb 15, 2012 5:23 pm
Forum: Window Questions
Topic: slocomb windstopper double hung, any good?
Replies: 6
Views: 3491

Re: slocomb windstopper double hung, any good?

Sunrise is one of the top brands out there and a favorite of all the pro's on this site.
by EcoStar Remodeling
Wed Feb 15, 2012 5:19 pm
Forum: Window Industry
Topic: Gorell in receivership - may be purchsed by Soft-Lite
Replies: 2
Views: 3428

Re: Gorell in receivership - may be purchsed by Soft-Lite

I doubt you would have difficulty getting Gorell Windows during the transfer. Softlite would lose too many Gorell dealers if they let that happen.
by EcoStar Remodeling
Fri Feb 10, 2012 10:10 pm
Forum: Window Questions
Topic: SE MI/NW OH looking to replace 25 year old Anderson windows
Replies: 22
Views: 8977

Re: SE MI/NW OH looking to replace 25 year old Anderson windows

I would do that as long as you realize it will also reduce heat gain in the winter. OTOH it will keep the heat in better in winter also.
by EcoStar Remodeling
Fri Feb 10, 2012 11:04 am
Forum: Window Questions
Topic: wincore windows
Replies: 17
Views: 7747

Re: wincore windows

Generally, because it's usually not that much more to get a better quality window. When you consider a window is something you should never have to replace as long as you get a good quality product, why wouldn't you want to invest in the best product you could buy? In your case, you are looking at ...
by EcoStar Remodeling
Thu Feb 09, 2012 11:41 pm
Forum: Window Questions
Topic: wincore windows
Replies: 17
Views: 7747

Re: wincore windows

I think you have made the best decision for your circumstances. The Wincore 7700's are pretty decent windows and a nice value. You could have done a whole lot worse.
by EcoStar Remodeling
Thu Feb 09, 2012 11:20 pm
Forum: Window Questions
Topic: wincore windows
Replies: 17
Views: 7747

Re: wincore windows

Generally, because it's usually not that much more to get a better quality window. When you consider a window is something you should never have to replace as long as you get a good quality product, why wouldn't you want to invest in the best product you could buy? In your case, you are looking at $...
by EcoStar Remodeling
Thu Feb 09, 2012 10:56 pm
Forum: Window Questions
Topic: wincore windows
Replies: 17
Views: 7747

Re: wincore windows

Sounds like you made the best decision based on your budget. I'm sure you will be very pleased with the Wincores.
by EcoStar Remodeling
Thu Feb 09, 2012 9:49 pm
Forum: Window Questions
Topic: wincore windows
Replies: 17
Views: 7747

Re: wincore windows

What window brands did you compare?