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by toddinmn
Mon Sep 16, 2019 6:36 pm
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: Majestic vs Okna 600
Replies: 44
Views: 1605

Re: Majestic vs Okna 600

I think we would have to put it a step down from Okna 800 and Soft-Lite Element and Andersen Woodwright inserts since it leaks a 100% more air.
by toddinmn
Tue Sep 10, 2019 9:00 am
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: Sliding vs Hinged Patio Doors
Replies: 15
Views: 494

Re: Sliding vs Hinged Patio Doors

... additional work. The air infiltration rates are close but I see the Okna coming in higher at 0.06 vs 0.05 on the Pro-Via and 0.01 on the the Andersen 400 frenchwood 2 panel hinged.
by masterext
Sun Sep 08, 2019 2:58 pm
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: Sliding vs Hinged Patio Doors
Replies: 15
Views: 494

Re: Sliding vs Hinged Patio Doors

... but usually with a better price point. We just installed an hmi hinged patio door for a customer and they really like how it operates. They had an andersen and had nothing but problems with it ( wood rot and operability issues). I actually have pictures of the original andersen. HMI comes pre finished ...
by ak_
Sat Sep 07, 2019 9:02 pm
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: Sliding vs Hinged Patio Doors
Replies: 15
Views: 494

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: 564

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: 564

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: 1254

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: 493

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: 5227

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: 5227

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: 5227

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: 1810

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 JamieM
Mon May 07, 2018 4:32 pm
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: Casement window questions
Replies: 5
Views: 1311

Re: Casement window questions

Todd, the Andersen's were installed in 1988 when the house was built, you can hear lots of noise from the outside and some of them are hard to open or don't open all the way. Since you're one state north of me, do you have any ...
by toddinmn
Sat May 05, 2018 7:02 am
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: Casement window questions
Replies: 5
Views: 1311

Re: Casement window questions

... compare very well and are perhaps prettier.You probably don’t need to meet current egress code but I would double check . What’s wrong with the Andersen’s?
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: 2463

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.