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by tmal14
Fri May 11, 2018 4:05 pm
Forum: Window Questions
Topic: Okna with PVC trim?
Replies: 3
Views: 318

Okna with PVC trim?

I'm going to be completing a project with Okna 700 casement windows, with white in and white out. Does okna have factory applied vinyl brick moulding? This will be a full tear-out. If so to they offer different or accent colors, ie tan moulding and white window? How much does it add to the width? I ...
by tmal14
Mon May 18, 2015 10:34 am
Forum: Window Questions
Topic: Okna Install and possible Issues?
Replies: 3
Views: 1951

Okna Install and possible Issues?

I just had my install done last Friday, and overall I’m very happy with the installation. Good caulk lines, clean lines on the capping, house and yard left clean. However I had a couple of questions regarding the operation of the windows. Before I call back the installer I wanted to know if it is po...
by tmal14
Fri Mar 27, 2015 10:19 am
Forum: Window Questions
Topic: Okna 800 Window question
Replies: 15
Views: 7121

Re: Okna 800 Window question

Figure on about 2.5-2.75" of frame on either side of the window and 2X on that in the middle where the units are mulled together. Is there anything insulation wise I need to be concerned about with the mulling? or is that taken care of at the factory? My inside is going to be the cognac interior do...
by tmal14
Thu Mar 26, 2015 7:43 am
Forum: Window Questions
Topic: Okna 800 Window question
Replies: 15
Views: 7121

Re: Okna 800 Window question

Currently the house is all twin casements, we were hoping to stick with the same look as that but moving to sliders to save cost yet maintain the same aesthetic. I could switch to double hungs, but I think I would run into the same issue as the twin casements or picture casement&casement, the wide m...
by tmal14
Wed Mar 25, 2015 9:58 pm
Forum: Window Questions
Topic: Okna 800 Window question
Replies: 15
Views: 7121

Re: Okna 800 Window question

Finally got around to the windows and sent in my deposit today. I should have final measurements sometime soon, which we will address the sliders hitting the max size for okna windows. We are going to try and bridge the space to make up the difference. I'm not entirely how, but because the installer...
by tmal14
Wed Mar 18, 2015 7:27 pm
Forum: Window Questions
Topic: Double vs Triple in Ohio
Replies: 10
Views: 3957

Re: Double vs Triple in Ohio

I'm pretty much set on going with Triple Pane Okna 800's in my house. One last question I have a mixture of sliders, casemets, and double hungs (47x53). Do I have to worry about the extra weight from the triple pane affecting the operation of the windows? I'm concerned about the balance system, cran...
by tmal14
Mon Mar 02, 2015 10:41 am
Forum: Window Questions
Topic: Okna 800 and 500 Exteriors match?
Replies: 15
Views: 7955

Okna 800 and 500 Exteriors match?

I’m going to be finalizing my window purchase this week if all goes well. I’ve decided on the Okna 800 for most of my house. I will be installing two picture windows with white in and white out. Is there any difference between the Okna 800 and Okna 500 exterior look/frame? I would like to not oversp...
by tmal14
Wed Feb 25, 2015 5:00 pm
Forum: Window Questions
Topic: Double vs Triple in Ohio
Replies: 10
Views: 3957

Re: Double vs Triple in Ohio

That is a super cheap upgrade price for triple glass. I am with Todd in that I think is is probably a worthwhile upgrade. Should I stick to leaving the south side windows that are sunny, as double pane to capture the solar heat? Or since the price is good just add triple to all windows to capture t...
by tmal14
Wed Feb 25, 2015 3:47 pm
Forum: Window Questions
Topic: Double vs Triple in Ohio
Replies: 10
Views: 3957

Double vs Triple in Ohio

Settling in on my window purchase and going over the details, and I’m trying to decide on Double vs Triple pane glass. I live in Cleveland, and my house faces directly north-south. The back of my house faces south is where most of my larger windows are at. I’m trying to decide if the triple pane upg...
by tmal14
Sat Feb 14, 2015 11:26 pm
Forum: Window Questions
Topic: Sunrise Options
Replies: 8
Views: 4129

Re: Sunrise Options

How large are the units and what type of operators are they? The sizes and types of Sunrise windows I'm looking at are: 2 58"x72" Sliders (Tempered) 3 47x65 Sliders 1 55x65 Slider The rest are casements (27x41), or picture windows (17x65) which I don't think need reinforcement, since they are built...
by tmal14
Sat Feb 14, 2015 8:42 am
Forum: Window Questions
Topic: Sunrise Options
Replies: 8
Views: 4129

Sunrise Options

I'm looking at the base sunrise window (not the essential), and would like to know what if any of these options exist for the base model. The two options I would like to do are foam filled frame and sash, and sash reinforcement. I've done my research, but I'm getting conflicting information regardin...
by tmal14
Thu Oct 16, 2014 4:08 pm
Forum: Window Questions
Topic: Energy Wall by Polaris?
Replies: 4
Views: 2287

Energy Wall by Polaris?

I have been researching windows for awhile now and I just came across the energy wall window which I believe is made by Polaris. I've pretty much settled with the ultraweld, but now I read about this window and wonder if its better, the same or vastily supieror to the ultraweld. The litterature on t...
by tmal14
Tue Sep 02, 2014 9:00 pm
Forum: Window Questions
Topic: Sunrise Sliders
Replies: 1
Views: 931

Sunrise Sliders

I'm considering having sunrise windows installed to replace some relatively large double casements that are to far gone. I would like to replace them with sliders to save on cost, while maintaining the "look" of double casements. My only concern about the sunrise windows is the need for sash reinfor...
by tmal14
Mon Aug 05, 2013 9:06 pm
Forum: Window Questions
Topic: Okna HiMark (800dx) Install Pictures
Replies: 8
Views: 3679

Re: Okna Install Pictures

Thanks! Looks great.

If you don't mind, how wide/tall are the side windows on picture #57? Also was that one of the stock exteriors or was it custom?
by tmal14
Thu Jul 25, 2013 8:50 am
Forum: Window Questions
Topic: Okna 800 Window question
Replies: 15
Views: 7121

Re: Okna 800 Window question

I called the dealer and had him double check on the size for the slider window with Okna. He said he's called worked his way through the company, and Okna was not willing to budge on the size restriction to go up to 72". Is it possible to move to the Starmark to get a larger size slider? If so, is t...