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IWon
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Patio Doors

#1 Post by IWon » Mon Jan 30, 2017 1:45 pm

What is the difference between the okna forester door and the okna elegant door. I have been researching both, but oknas website say the same thing for both doors

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Delaware Mike
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Re: Patio Doors

#2 Post by Delaware Mike » Mon Jan 30, 2017 6:54 pm

Same door, but the Forester has very attractive coped butt joints to the panels as opposed to 45-degree mitered and welded joints. This allows the to take on more of the appearance of a wood slider. The master frame is the same mitered and welded joints on both doors. You don't see as much of the master frame in comparison to the frames of the panels as they're lower profile and partially obscured by trim casings and floor transitional stop moldings.

The Forester sash panel joints like especially nice with the addition of woodgrain laminates. I have a perfectly fine 13-year ProVia 5' vinyl slider in my house that I'm replacing this year with a Forester as I want to do away with my dated vertical blinds and go with internal blinds on the door. The Forester is a slight up charge over the standard Elegante.

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Re: Patio Doors

#3 Post by Windows on Washington » Tue Jan 31, 2017 8:23 am

Bingo.

Forrester is the must have option if you have some interior laminated.

Good movie too!

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