soft-lite elements or simonton generations?

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soft-lite elements or simonton generations?

#1 Post by kathieb » Wed Jan 20, 2010 3:53 pm

which is better window? installer is quoting me same price for both at approximately $500 per window installed. Is that reasonable? :?:

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#2 Post by Integra » Tue Apr 06, 2010 7:24 am

Get the Simonton Reflections 5500 window. It's less money and it's essentially the same window as the 9800.

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#3 Post by Window4U (IL) » Tue Apr 06, 2010 9:23 pm

The Elements for $500 is a great price.

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#4 Post by Windows on Washington » Wed Apr 07, 2010 8:19 am

Window4U (IL) wrote:The Elements for $500 is a great price.
Too low by my math. I don't know how they can sell it for that Dave...do you?

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#5 Post by Integra » Thu Apr 08, 2010 12:54 pm

Kathy,
Either one for that price is a deal!

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#6 Post by Window4U (IL) » Thu Apr 08, 2010 6:51 pm

Windows on Washington wrote:
Window4U (IL) wrote:The Elements for $500 is a great price.
Too low by my math. I don't know how they can sell it for that Dave...do you?
I know I don't sell it that low. I like being able to stay in business.

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#7 Post by HomeSealed » Sun Apr 25, 2010 2:08 pm

Maybe that is on the WW price scale, where there are extra charges for double locks, debris disposal, etc.. :lol:

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#8 Post by toddinmn » Sun Aug 08, 2010 11:37 pm

There should be more details on the install before commenting on price.

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#9 Post by Skydawggy » Mon Sep 13, 2010 7:44 am

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kathieb wrote:which is better window? installer is quoting me same price for both at approximately $500 per window installed. Is that reasonable? :?:
I paid more then that for the Imperial LS. Hope I didnt pay too much. Not that I am complaining, I love these windows, my thanks to all that recommended Soft Lite Imperial LS to me. After going over the installation with a fine tooth comb, and noting the LS air infiltration rating of .02, I wonder where even that tiny amount of air will come in through.

I also have 2 Garden windows I would like to replace. Could I replace them with Casements or Sliders? Please advise.
It depends on the size for casements. Generally they aren't made wider than 36". However you could put multiple casements together. Casements have much lower air infiltration rates than sliders but, sliders are usually less expensive.

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#10 Post by JudyCee » Sun Nov 07, 2010 10:34 am

Is the Imperial or the Elements the better window? Why?

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#11 Post by Windows on Washington » Sun Nov 07, 2010 1:18 pm

JudyCee wrote:Is the Imperial or the Elements the better window? Why?
Very similar. The Elements has a nicer exterior and a couple of standard options that are nice upgrades.

In therms of their bones, the are relatively identical.

You will pay more the Elements as it is a more high end option but they are both great windows.

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