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 Re: Use Renewal By Andersen

Author: Art (---.dsl.emhril.ameritech.net)
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JackA -

You're absolutely correct about the difficulties a consumer experiences when investigating replacement windows. However, if one takes the time to sort out the NFRC site it can be quite educational.

I agree about the Schuco site and I'd bet that FenEx or Window4U will be happy to let you know that it's being totally redone - but that's not an overnight project.

FYI - When windows are delivered to you, they DO have the ratings and/or specs on a label attached to them (at least Schuco does). The sales rep won't offer a contractually guaranteed rating? Go to a different window manufacturer! Energy savings? Well, I had all new Schuco's installed a couple of months ago and I can sure tell the difference! I live in the Chicago area where weather can be a HUGE factor and there is no doubt in my mind that I made the correct decision. My home is a 35 yo Wick (manufactured) home and the windows already are making themselves known.

I do know what you're going through and all I can say is to stick with it - once you've made the right purchase it's worth the hassle.

Best of luck.



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