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by toddinmn
Sun Apr 02, 2017 6:46 pm
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: Why Do the Popular Brands Not Make the Best Windows?
Replies: 12
Views: 3974

Re: Why Do the Popular Brands Not Make the Best Windows?

Andersen actually has some pretty good air infiltration numbers on many of there products, they could boost there U-values with better spacers. Trying to find any air numbers on wood products is tricky business. The big companies ...
by Ode4minerva
Tue Mar 21, 2017 12:30 pm
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: Why Do the Popular Brands Not Make the Best Windows?
Replies: 12
Views: 3974

Re: Why Do the Popular Brands Not Make the Best Windows?

... to their ideal buyer. At the risk of over-simplifying, your Marvin or Andersen wood window buyer looks at window choices more like a fine piece ... tolerances based on the materials used. If there were one material for windows to be made of that was truly able to deliver the best of all worlds, ...
by HomeSealed
Mon Mar 20, 2017 5:52 pm
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: Why Do the Popular Brands Not Make the Best Windows?
Replies: 12
Views: 3974

Re: Why Do the Popular Brands Not Make the Best Windows?

... to their ideal buyer. At the risk of over-simplifying, your Marvin or Andersen wood window buyer looks at window choices more like a fine piece ... tolerances based on the materials used. If there were one material for windows to be made of that was truly able to deliver the best of all worlds, ...
by Ode4minerva
Wed Mar 15, 2017 7:41 pm
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: Why Do the Popular Brands Not Make the Best Windows?
Replies: 12
Views: 3974

Why Do the Popular Brands Not Make the Best Windows?

I've been looking for windows for some time. Initially, I was all-in on Marvin Ultimate/Infinity lines. Then ... structural integrity, longevity, warranty, etc. In the US, Marvin (as is Pella and Andersen) is praised as a "good" window company that makes a "premium" product. In terms ...
by rich123
Sat Mar 11, 2017 8:39 pm
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: Replacement Double Hungs
Replies: 13
Views: 4875

Re: Replacement Double Hungs

... 500 a window but thats about it. When frame jumping vinyl inserts into Andersen Narrowlines I try to recommend something that isn't nearly as bulky ... actually referred me to them as they don't do flanged new construction windows which is what they wanted when they ditched their old Andersen units. ...
by Delaware Mike
Sat Mar 11, 2017 7:35 pm
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: Replacement Double Hungs
Replies: 13
Views: 4875

Re: Replacement Double Hungs

When frame jumping vinyl inserts into Andersen Narrowlines I try to recommend something that isn't nearly as bulky as Vista ... Group actually referred me to them as they don't do flanged new construction windows which is what they wanted when they ditched their old Andersen units. They ...
by rich123
Sat Mar 11, 2017 7:23 am
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: Replacement Double Hungs
Replies: 13
Views: 4875

Re: Replacement Double Hungs

... scratched up. Of my quotes, the vista installer wants to use Superior windows Bay to replace the Bay for 2250 and the Berkshire offer is replace ... is going to very disappointing in appearance. Also, if the current Andersen units are shot, how are the sills? We see them completely rot out ...
by HomeSealed
Fri Jan 27, 2017 3:40 pm
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: Okna windows
Replies: 4
Views: 2310

Re: Okna windows

... compared to the small handful of giants in the industry like Pella, Andersen, Marvin, etc, but still a healthy sized company that is over 20 ... I think most professionals would have them securely in the top 3 vinyl windows available today.
by Saiyandt
Sat Dec 17, 2016 3:32 pm
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: Newbie question on the cost of replacement windows
Replies: 7
Views: 3946

Newbie question on the cost of replacement windows

We are looking to replace 20 windows in our home - we currently have the original wood. We have had a multitude of ... Sunrise Restoration series at a price $625.00 3. There are quotes from Renewal By Andersen and Thompson creek which are too high. 4. I also had quote for Alside Ultimate ...
by randy
Tue Nov 01, 2016 12:08 pm
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: So confused on windows andd cost Austin, Tx
Replies: 2
Views: 2368

Re: So confused on windows andd cost Austin, Tx

I agree, Sunrise and the Andersen 100 are the best of what you’re considering presently. While Milgard is trying to get a good foothold in Texas, their products are average at best.
by Windows on Washington
Tue Nov 01, 2016 10:41 am
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: So confused on windows andd cost Austin, Tx
Replies: 2
Views: 2368

Re: So confused on windows andd cost Austin, Tx

... shouldn't be an foreseeable issues with the installer installing a Sunrise window that he previously has not. As far as the selections go, the Andersen 100 isn't a bad window by any stretch and definitely better than some of the vinyl options that you have in your list. My short list would ...
by toddinmn
Sat Sep 10, 2016 12:44 pm
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: United 8000 series vs Anderson 400 series wood wright
Replies: 3
Views: 3981

Re: United 8000 series vs Anderson 400 series wood wright

... package. I not sure where to look get exact air infiltration numbers, Andersen list 0.20 or lower and I could not find any number on the 8000. ... and just eliminate the 8000 and look at some of the upper tiered vinyl Windows instead. To answer the original question, I would say the Woodright ...
by masterext
Thu Sep 08, 2016 12:57 pm
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: United 8000 series vs Anderson 400 series wood wright
Replies: 3
Views: 3981

Re: United 8000 series vs Anderson 400 series wood wright

... will be more energy efficient but i am not a fan of either. Is the andersen 400 series the woodwright or tilt wash? The tilt wash is flimsy ... vinyl offerings for probably the same price point. Did you see Okna windows or any of the higher end vinyl offerings?
by Delaware Mike
Sat Jul 02, 2016 6:45 am
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: Help with replacement window quotes
Replies: 25
Views: 13767

Re: Help with replacement window quotes

... that perform full exterior remodeling projects that only purchase their windows through a few local building supply houses. Whatever the supply house ... wants something other than a cheap vinyl window that he just goes with Andersen wood/clad. Many of my local building supply houses offer factory ...
by Beano
Sat Apr 09, 2016 3:07 pm
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: Grid count reduction for less obstructed view?
Replies: 9
Views: 5704

Grid count reduction for less obstructed view?

... of the home? Specifically, I have a gang of (approx.) 36W x 37/45/49H windows with 8/8 grids and one each 32/24W x 37H window with 6/6 grids. Would ... something less than 6/6 on the 32 and 24 units? My current windows are Andersen Narrowlines with interior snap-in grids which are 1/2" wide. Going ...