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Northwest Florida Window Question

#1 Post by kapitanshaun » Mon Sep 10, 2007 5:10 pm

I just met with the sales reps from Majors Home Improvement and Folkers Window company. Majors was pushing the Silverline 8500 and
Folkers was backing the Stanley 8500. From my research they are the same window and they don't have good reviews. Am I wrong??
Folkers also sells windows from the following MANUFACTURERS:

Simonton Windows
Shwinco Windows and Doors
PGT Windows and Doors
Gorell Windows and Doors
Don Young Company

I was thinking about following up on the Simonton 9800 series. Then there is also pella windows. Please help my Wife and I make an informed
purchase is appreciated.

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Re: Northwest Florida Window Question

#2 Post by Windows on Washington » Tue Sep 11, 2007 9:00 am

kapitanshaun wrote:I just met with the sales reps from Majors Home Improvement and Folkers Window company. Majors was pushing the Silverline 8500 and
Folkers was backing the Stanley 8500. From my research they are the same window and they don't have good reviews. Am I wrong??
Folkers also sells windows from the following MANUFACTURERS:

Simonton Windows
Shwinco Windows and Doors
PGT Windows and Doors
Gorell Windows and Doors
Don Young Company

I was thinking about following up on the Simonton 9800 series. Then there is also pella windows. Please help my Wife and I make an informed
purchase is appreciated.
No, you are not wrong. Silverline is pretty much viewed as bottom of the barrel in the vinyl market. Those manufacturers that you have listed are all pretty good but there are better ones out there.

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Any Suggestions

#3 Post by kapitanshaun » Fri Sep 14, 2007 12:17 am

Thanks for the feedback. Any suggestions on a higher quality window company.

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#4 Post by Windows on Washington » Fri Sep 14, 2007 2:36 am

Not familiar with PGT but the others that you have listed are all pretty nice.

I am guessing that number 2 on the list is supposed to be Schuco...?

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#5 Post by kapitanshaun » Tue Sep 18, 2007 2:29 am

Shwinco Windows and Doors is a company from Panama City Florida. That's all I know about them.

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Re: Any Suggestions

#6 Post by jgold » Mon Nov 19, 2007 10:00 pm

kapitanshaun wrote:Thanks for the feedback. Any suggestions on a higher quality window company.
Obviously, you need to do more research on the two companies that you listed. Both are fine, reputable outfits that offer more than just Silverline. As a matter of fact, between the two companies, ALL of the brands that you listed are well represented. I'd be curious to know how you approached the subject of replacing your windows since neither company is known being a discount provider (Silverline is basically a price competitive offering).

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#7 Post by jgold » Mon Nov 19, 2007 10:01 pm

Windows on Washington wrote:Not familiar with PGT but the others that you have listed are all pretty nice.

I am guessing that number 2 on the list is supposed to be Schuco...?
No. It's Shwinco. And you don't know about PGT? From where do you hail? Obviously not from the area of the poster.

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#8 Post by Windows on Washington » Mon Nov 19, 2007 11:44 pm

jgold wrote:
Windows on Washington wrote:Not familiar with PGT but the others that you have listed are all pretty nice.

I am guessing that number 2 on the list is supposed to be Schuco...?
No. It's Shwinco. And you don't know about PGT? From where do you hail? Obviously not from the area of the poster.
My screename pretty much sums it up.

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