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by gardenpartyfish
Mon May 12, 2008 10:50 pm
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: Got a quote on replacement windows Fair ?
Replies: 5
Views: 3166

Re: Got a quote on replacement windows Fair ?

Received a quote on DH Gorrell 5300 series windows $625 a piece installed. Was looking for something a little bit more moderately priced. Any suggestions on something more reasonable. I have 13 windows in Central Pa. Ok price...but if that includes capping and disposal then it's a great price. Chec...
by gardenpartyfish
Sun May 11, 2008 7:11 pm
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: Composite vs Vinyl???
Replies: 19
Views: 8234

What a string! 95% of today's Vinyl Windows are made from Virgin Vinyl or better known as uPVC. The regrindings some have alluded to is what had occurred in the 1980's to mid 1990's. Today, only the cheapest of the cheap vinyl windows are likely made with regrindings. By far these are usually cheap ...
by gardenpartyfish
Fri May 09, 2008 11:45 pm
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: Alside 8000 series
Replies: 7
Views: 4287

Re: Alside 8000 series

I've searched the archives. I see several Alside but not the 8000 series. I am looking at them. Casement style, with triple pane and Low E2. Anyone have thoughts? List price they are about 1250 each. We are getting a better discount with various things bringing them down a lot cheaper. I've got ren...
by gardenpartyfish
Mon Apr 28, 2008 4:00 pm
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: new windows in nebraska
Replies: 12
Views: 4286

Well. I have gotten a bid for the Imperial LS which is 21,500 with the ultra triple argon glass option. I found a dealer for the Imperial Elements, trying to decide if I should get a bid from them. I know someone posted the bainbridge and barrington are pretty much the same window, it is just aesth...
by gardenpartyfish
Sat Apr 26, 2008 7:47 pm
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: ARE WINDOWS WITH ARGON GAS BETWEEN PANES
Replies: 5
Views: 2793

Re: ARE WINDOWS WITH ARGON GAS BETWEEN PANES

Are windows with Argon Gas between the panes essential. I have been offered replacement windows that do not have Argon Gas between the panes at a lower price. I am told that in hot San Diego CA climate Argon does not make a difference as in a colder climate. Help someone please. Essential? No.....b...
by gardenpartyfish
Sat Apr 26, 2008 7:34 pm
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: Information about the ClearChoice Vista Elite Series Windows
Replies: 8
Views: 3424

Re: Information about the ClearChoice Vista Elite Series Win

Have had about 7 different companies provide me quotes for my requirement of 14 double hung windows and 2 sliders. One company, ClearChoice USA of KC, has provided me a quote of approximately $4800. I am curious to know if anyone has any information on ClearChoice USA of KC and specifically about t...
by gardenpartyfish
Sat Apr 26, 2008 7:36 am
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: Harvey Classic vs Survivor 5600 vs AC 9500...please help
Replies: 5
Views: 2702

thank you gardenparty. Should I be concerned about the low DP living on the water? Classic Double Hung 44x60 0.19 cfm/sq. ft. 5.25 psf 52.5 psf DP35 H-R35 – Welded sash & frame 44x60* 0.14 cfm/sq. ft. 6.00 psf 60.0 psf DP40 H-R40 – STC 28 Slimline Double Hung 46x60 0.12 cfm/sq. ft. 5.25 psf 45.0 ps...
by gardenpartyfish
Thu Apr 24, 2008 6:12 pm
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: Harvey Classic vs Survivor 5600 vs AC 9500...please help
Replies: 5
Views: 2702

For Low E/Argon no grilles (Both visible light is .54) Harvey Classic DP is 35 Air infiltration is .14 U-Value is .32 SHGC is .30 AC 9500 DP is 45 Air infiltration is .12 U-Value is .32 SHGC is .31 Harvey's cost an extra $1000 quoted Even with block and tackle, the Harvey's will easily outperform a...
by gardenpartyfish
Sat Apr 05, 2008 8:04 am
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: Install: What's the RIGHT answer?
Replies: 2
Views: 2260

Re: Install: What's the RIGHT answer?

I currently have a home that was built in 1961 making it nearly 50 years old. It has the old aluminum framed single pane windows which need replacing. I’ve been told of vinyl retro-fit as well as nail on fin fit windows. I have lap siding and it seems to cause a bit of confusion. I am not getting t...
by gardenpartyfish
Fri Apr 04, 2008 4:25 pm
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: What is a good quote for Central Florida
Replies: 4
Views: 1782

Re: What is a good quote for Central Florida

Hi All, I have 13 windows that need to be replaced, from 24" wide up to 70" wide. I have gotten several quotes already, the lowest for Silverline and the Highest for some extremely expensive Vinyl windows called "Magic Glass" (from what the salesman told me). A lot of people here say the best bang ...
by gardenpartyfish
Wed Apr 02, 2008 2:00 am
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: Which is my best quote (Softlite, Survivor & Silverline)
Replies: 7
Views: 2592

Re: Which is my best quote (Softlite, Survivor & Silverl

Which is the best window for the money in the following quotes? Please help. I have been given quotes on these windows and here is what I have been given. Any suggestions on what I should go with? All the quotes include install, dump fee, full / new wrap and tax. 17 Double Hung Windows - Dual Pane,...
by gardenpartyfish
Thu Mar 27, 2008 8:20 pm
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: thermo tite vs silverline or atruim?
Replies: 15
Views: 7018

No I don't sell or install SilverLine products. Because after almost 24 years in this industry I can recognize good window design and bad. Any manufacturer that has to utilize dust blocks in their jambs to divert air and large fuzzy pads stuck onto the sash at the meeting rails has air infiltration...
by gardenpartyfish
Thu Mar 27, 2008 6:03 pm
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: thermo tite vs silverline or atruim?
Replies: 15
Views: 7018

shamu wrote:Not so hard to believe. Any SilverLine window by any number or name are notorious for air leakage.
And this is cause of one bad install OR cause you don't carry/install or like Silverline Windows?
Btw-Please cite your sources. '
by gardenpartyfish
Thu Mar 27, 2008 4:37 pm
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: thermo tite vs silverline or atruim?
Replies: 15
Views: 7018

Re: Silverline

tagts wrote:Don't buy the Silverline. If only I'd read this board before I did I wouldn't be having $10k of buyers remorse. They leak air in from outside like crazy.
I'd find it hard to believe it was the 9500 Silverlines. Yes, the 1200dh are pos but the 9500 is a decent dh.