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by Letspring
Thu Jun 04, 2020 11:58 am
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: Help with new windows
Replies: 14
Views: 1843

Help with new windows

... your website. It's very helpful to a homeowner like me who needs new windows. I've been spending way too much time trying to decide which windows ... difficult since we can't visit a store to see them. We're looking at Andersen 400 and Marvin Essential products as a result since we can go see ...
by ak_
Sat Sep 07, 2019 9:02 pm
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: Sliding vs Hinged Patio Doors
Replies: 15
Views: 5757

Sliding vs Hinged Patio Doors

... this forum for quite a while. In the near future I'll replace 27 windows likely with some Okna model (without good advice I'd have ended up with either Andersen, Pella or some other junk). That was a great learning, but doesn't help much on ...
by randy
Thu May 02, 2019 10:41 am
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: Window & Patio Door Quote Compare
Replies: 6
Views: 3342

Re: Window & Patio Door Quote Compare

... par with Soft-lite or Okna Pella 250 - wouldn’t recommend it Renewal by Andersen - good looking window, but subpar performance and overpriced Soft-lite Imperial LS - best of the windows you’ve had quoted, a great window Provia Endure EN600 - no personal experience ...
by jimbayshore
Wed May 01, 2019 3:12 pm
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: Window & Patio Door Quote Compare
Replies: 6
Views: 3342

Window & Patio Door Quote Compare

... just north of Milwaukee and have a house with 15 year old builder grade windows, many of which have seal failures. Over the past few weeks, I worked ... pane), $58.5k Installer 2: Pella 250, $42.5k Installer 3: Renewal by Andersen, $47.5k Installer 4: Soft-lite Imperial LS + Marvin Integrity Patio ...
by WhatToDo
Mon Mar 25, 2019 1:26 pm
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: Insulated Glass Units - Dallas
Replies: 16
Views: 6194

Re: Insulated Glass Units - Dallas

... on the margin). Asked several neighbors about their recently replaced windows, and none know the manufacturer or the glass, only the contractor! ... the front. Contractor some have used does several brands - Milgard, NT, Andersen, Jeld-Wen, Sierra Pacific and their own Brennan brand (pvt label, ...
by schmeckp
Wed Feb 20, 2019 3:41 pm
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: Living room remodel - Builder spec'd Visions 3500
Replies: 3
Views: 1333

Living room remodel - Builder spec'd Visions 3500

... remodel that relocates a fireplace and expands / replaces a wall of windows. We just sat down with a contractor this morning that drew up the ... vs other lines (our contractor said lots of his clients select Pella or Andersen, which I know the forum doesn't seem to be a fan of), 3) best casement ...
by Windows on Washington
Sun Oct 28, 2018 7:53 am
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: Full Frame Window Replacement from Interior Only?
Replies: 39
Views: 9559

Re: Full Frame Window Replacement from Interior Only?

I have yanked out Andersen casements for years. Nothing about the location of the water staining, the water ... in the sill (although not pictured) tells me this is a window issue. That said, the windows are probably due for replacement based on some of the age I see in them, but this ...
by ChrisPowers
Thu Oct 25, 2018 11:35 am
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: Full Frame Window Replacement from Interior Only?
Replies: 39
Views: 9559

Re: Full Frame Window Replacement from Interior Only?

... contractor to come out after months of ignoring us to insist that the windows are the source of the leaking (thus my responsibility). I have literally had half a dozen contractors come out, and all but one (the Renewal by Andersen salesman) have blamed the walls. I even had a plaster and stucco ...
by ChrisPowers
Thu Oct 25, 2018 10:46 am
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: Full Frame Window Replacement from Interior Only?
Replies: 39
Views: 9559

Full Frame Window Replacement from Interior Only?

... an answer to my question, so here goes: I need to replace ten casement windows in my condo due to leaks of long-standing duration. Because of water ... of the building is stucco. The current windows are the original Andersen builder grade windows from 1988. I've only found two places so far ...
by masterext
Thu May 10, 2018 9:04 pm
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: Quote validation - Okna Windows
Replies: 7
Views: 2895

Re: Quote validation - Okna Windows

Thats good pricing for the 800 deluxe. It was very nice of the andersen salesman to quote you a price and then magically lower it by $10,000. Im sure he could justify the discount with the utmost honesty.
by randy
Fri Apr 27, 2018 10:18 am
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: Met my installers, more questions (and a roadblock)
Replies: 13
Views: 3759

Re: Met my installers, more questions (and a roadblock)

... water from running through it at all. Some manufacturers manufacture windows that have a sloped will, but allows water to infiltrate at the joints ... 5500. I would avoid Atrium like the plague and vinyl offerings from Andersen and Pella aren’t far behind.
by HomeSealed
Tue Mar 06, 2018 7:46 pm
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: Why are Pella and Andersen not liked here?
Replies: 6
Views: 3069

Re: Why are Pella and Andersen not liked here?

... Angies list, Google ratings etc for your local location. On the Andersen choice, I'd just clarify that I'm not of the opinion that they are crap. They are a fine choice as far as wood windows go. Their Renewal product and dealers are pretty universally disliked for ...
by randy
Tue Mar 06, 2018 5:55 pm
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: Why are Pella and Andersen not liked here?
Replies: 6
Views: 3069

Re: Why are Pella and Andersen not liked here?

First, since the professionals here are all specialize in replacement, we get to see firsthand what lasts and what doesn’t last; which windows hold up well and which windows do not. Second, most if not all of us, have sold and installed both of the brands mentioned at some point in our careers. ...
by rajd
Tue Mar 06, 2018 4:53 pm
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: Why are Pella and Andersen not liked here?
Replies: 6
Views: 3069

Why are Pella and Andersen not liked here?

I'm about to replace 24 windows and want to make the best choice I can. After 4 estimates from Pella (250 series), VinylMax (Franklin), Polaris (private labeled to Universal Windows Direct), and Andersen (400 series) I am more confused than ever :) I've looked through the posts and ...
by thomase
Wed Dec 06, 2017 5:35 pm
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: Home Depot estimate too high? (and other questions)
Replies: 20
Views: 7796

Re: Home Depot estimate too high? (and other questions)

... and I understand that this is a forum dedicated to vinyl replacement windows, but am I making a mistake by not seriously considering wood or fiberglass ... When I started with this process, I just assumed I'd be going with an Andersen 400 window. The contractor I've been talking to regarding my ...