Who makes the glass in most windows? PPG or Cardinal

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Who makes the glass in most windows? PPG or Cardinal

#1 Post by hootie » Wed Nov 09, 2011 6:46 pm

Do all window companies use the same glass? I have been told that Cardinal is the premium glass manufacturer in windows but I have heard of PPg

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Re: Who makes the glass in most windows? PPG or Cardinal

#2 Post by EcoStar Remodeling » Wed Nov 09, 2011 7:56 pm

Cardinal is the largest, followed by PPG. Some manufacturers also use Guardian, Pilkington, AFG.

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Re: Who makes the glass in most windows? PPG or Cardinal

#3 Post by hootie » Wed Nov 09, 2011 8:19 pm

Who makes the glass in Softlite, Plygem and Simonton?

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Re: Who makes the glass in most windows? PPG or Cardinal

#4 Post by EcoStar Remodeling » Wed Nov 09, 2011 8:48 pm

Softlite uses PPG, Simonton uses both. I don't know who Plygem uses.

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Re: Who makes the glass in most windows? PPG or Cardinal

#5 Post by HomeSealed » Wed Nov 09, 2011 8:51 pm

PlyGem does their own.

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Re: Who makes the glass in most windows? PPG or Cardinal

#6 Post by Windows on Washington » Thu Nov 10, 2011 8:38 am

I would put Cardinal, PPG, or Guardian in my home without given a performance nod to one or the other.

Cardinal is probably the most diverse with their offerings and has more options right now.

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Re: Who makes the glass in most windows? PPG or Cardinal

#7 Post by HomeSealed » Thu Nov 10, 2011 12:00 pm

Windows on Washington wrote:I would put Cardinal, PPG, or Guardian in my home without given a performance nod to one or the other.

Cardinal is probably the most diverse with their offerings and has more options right now.
+1... I agree. :D

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