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Window Comparson- Ply Gem Pro Series or Cambridge Viwinco

#1 Post by rookies5 » Tue Nov 04, 2014 7:06 pm

Installing 10 replacement windows, 36 x 50 Double Hung. Both are similar in price installed at $450/window. Anyone have an opinion on either window? PA area where the wind can be strong so I'm looking for windows that don't leak air and need to be wrapped in the winter like my current peach-tree windows. Both are reputable installers.

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Re: Window Comparson- Ply Gem Pro Series or Cambridge Viwinco

#2 Post by Windows on Washington » Wed Nov 05, 2014 10:03 am

Can I say neither?

Where in PA are you located? There are some great pros and some much better window options for you in that state.

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#3 Post by HomeSealed » Wed Nov 05, 2014 12:14 pm

+1. There is an independently tested performance rating for air infiltration, and neither of those products score very well in that area. There are products as low as .01cfm, those are going to be in the range of .1-.2.
You will likely have to increase your budget a little bit though.

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#4 Post by rookies5 » Thu Nov 06, 2014 6:46 am

Thanks for the replies. I'm located in southern Pa close to the md Baltimore line.

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#5 Post by Windows on Washington » Mon Nov 10, 2014 10:34 am

You are in the window bread basket to be honest.

Ton of good resources and a ton of good installers.

I think "The Window Nerd" might cover your area if you want to give him a shout. He is a regular poster on this forum.

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Re: Window Comparson- Ply Gem Pro Series or Cambridge Viwinco

#6 Post by masterext » Mon Nov 10, 2014 10:19 pm

Agree, get in touch with Window nerd, he is an awesome guy and a fantastic contractor.
He really isnt a nerd, he is a cool guy. I've met him. Lol

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Re: Window Comparson- Ply Gem Pro Series or Cambridge Viwinco

#7 Post by rookies5 » Mon Nov 10, 2014 11:25 pm

How do I get in touch with The Window Nerd?

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#8 Post by masterext » Tue Nov 11, 2014 8:12 am

You can just do a board search of "windownerd" and then click his contact button.
You can also click on this, he is the second post. Then click his contact button.
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