polaris, atrium, or vista windows any opinions or advice?

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polaris, atrium, or vista windows any opinions or advice?

#1 Post by kristinpa » Tue Jun 12, 2012 6:21 am

We just bought a house and are doing a number of projects. We need to replace 24 Windows 6 casement, 2 picture Windows, 2 non moving Windows and 14 slidders. We want colonial grids, bronze or black on the outside and white on the inside.

I have been reading online and trying to figure out what is the best window that won't break the bank.

We initially had a quote from Anderson at 37k before various discounts that brought it to 26k. That is far out of reach for us.

We had other quotes @ Vista 13,500 Polaris ultraweld 14,400 and atrium 8700 11,600.

Does anyone have any opinions on those three companies?

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#2 Post by masterext » Tue Jun 12, 2012 6:52 am

The Polaris Ultra would be the best of that group while the Atrium would be at the bottom and not even a consideration.

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#3 Post by Windows on Washington » Tue Jun 12, 2012 7:29 am

+1 to masterext's advice and observations.

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#4 Post by kristinpa » Tue Jun 12, 2012 7:40 am

Are there any other brands you would suggest looking into?

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#5 Post by Windows on Washington » Tue Jun 12, 2012 8:26 am

The UltraWeld is one of the more solid windows out there. If you liked the contractor, I would say that you have done well and go ahead with that one.

If you want to look at other brands, HiMark is pretty good as are Soft-Lite and Sunrise.

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#6 Post by HomeSealed » Tue Jun 12, 2012 8:39 am

Windows on Washington wrote:
If you want to look at other brands, HiMark is pretty good as are Soft-Lite and Sunrise.
+1. :)

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