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by Windowrican
Sat Sep 09, 2017 4:35 pm
Forum: Window Questions
Topic: Installer recommendations in Charlotte, NC area
Replies: 24
Views: 4740

Re: Installer recommendations in Charlotte, NC area

The swelling you are referring to is to the stool, it is an interior trim component. They are probably made of MDF or flake board and do not do well with water. The Okna 5500DX ( this is the 500 series with integral nailing flange) is what you should use. theWindow Nerd I have also experienced swel...
by Windowrican
Thu Sep 07, 2017 3:24 pm
Forum: Window Questions
Topic: Need help finding a good quality sliding door
Replies: 18
Views: 3984

Re: Need help finding a good quality sliding door

My opinion is to look for these qualities in your sliding doors A multi-chamber profile design Reinforced main-frame Heavy-duty sashes UV-filtering Low-E glass Argon gas insulator A warm-edge spacer system Full perimeter weather stripping A structural composite roller system. Hope it helps! Well co...
by Windowrican
Thu Jan 26, 2017 10:47 am
Forum: Window Reviews
Topic: Newbie...need advice on windows
Replies: 4
Views: 2629

Re: Newbie...need advice on windows

That kensignton would be the better choice.
by Windowrican
Thu Jan 26, 2017 10:44 am
Forum: Window Reviews
Topic: Okna 550 or Soft White Imperial LS
Replies: 4
Views: 2026

Re: Okna 550 or Soft White Imperial LS

I agree that the windows are pretty close. I have to admit that I'm a little leery of Softlite though with just having been bought out by a large building supply company a few weeks ago. Lots of uncertainty, that might be the tipping point for me.
by Windowrican
Thu Jan 26, 2017 10:40 am
Forum: Window Questions
Topic: Feedback on sliding doors quote
Replies: 8
Views: 2385

Re: Feedback on sliding doors quote

Pretty normal price from what I see.
by Windowrican
Thu Jan 26, 2017 10:39 am
Forum: Window Questions
Topic: Vista Panorama, Earthwise or Polaris Unishield?
Replies: 39
Views: 7106

Re: Vista Panorama, Earthwise or Polaris Unishield?

Back to square one. No love for Alside here