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by masterext
Thu Feb 19, 2015 11:40 pm
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: Seeking advise for mid range windows selection in North East
Replies: 31
Views: 14778

Re: Seeking advise for mid range windows selection in North East

The higher end names such as okna, soft lite, and sunrise will beat out andersen, pella, and marvin on every metric such as structural integrity, ... in, they should be available. When most home owners think of vinyl windows, they automatically think of the garbage sold at home depot and other ...
by bgbrock
Thu Feb 19, 2015 8:09 pm
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: Seeking advise for mid range windows selection in North East
Replies: 31
Views: 14778

Re: Seeking advise for mid range windows selection in North East

What type (wood, fiberglass, vinyl) of windows have you received quotes from Pella, Marvin and Andersen folks?

Just need to be clear so you are comparing apples to apples in terms of price.

Yes, you have named a few of the better mfr's of the vinyl world - Okna, Sunrise and Soft-Lite.
by RamonetB
Thu Feb 19, 2015 3:57 pm
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: Seeking advise for mid range windows selection in North East
Replies: 31
Views: 14778

Seeking advise for mid range windows selection in North East

... and murky question: What are the best brands / models of mid-range windows to go with? I'm sure this question must be terribly difficult to ... getting quotes from some "well known names" such as Pella, Marvin, and Andersen. Unfortunately, as I've read more and more online, it seems that ...
by randy
Tue Jan 20, 2015 8:45 pm
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: Thoughts on replacement bids/brands
Replies: 18
Views: 8397

Re: Thoughts on replacement bids/brands

... will help the window stand up to the long hot Texas summers. Pella and Andersen both offer sub-par vinyl windows in my opinion and I wouldn't recommend either one. Milgard does well on the West coast ...
by Windows on Washington
Wed Dec 03, 2014 9:04 am
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: Window Replacement Options
Replies: 11
Views: 5820

Re: Window Replacement Options

masterext wrote:Keep in mind, you would only be getting new sash's for those andersen's and i highly doubt you will have air tight windows at that point.
Something tells me you know thats probably not the way to go.
I should have mentioned that in the evaluation criteria as well.

Good catch Masterext.
by masterext
Wed Dec 03, 2014 9:03 am
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: Window Replacement Options
Replies: 11
Views: 5820

Re: Window Replacement Options

Keep in mind, you would only be getting new sash's for those andersen's and i highly doubt you will have air tight windows at that point.
Something tells me you know thats probably not the way to go.
by Windows on Washington
Wed Dec 03, 2014 8:52 am
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: Window Replacement Options
Replies: 11
Views: 5820

Re: Window Replacement Options

... details, it is easy to make inaccurate comparisons. Are the Andersen windows otherwise okay? $230 per window for new Low-e sashes is cheap and if the frames are ...
by jasonumcp
Wed Dec 03, 2014 7:29 am
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: Window Replacement Options
Replies: 11
Views: 5820

Window Replacement Options

... two years ago which was built in 1992. I have now figured out that my Andersen windows are displaying the collapsed glass issue common for that time period. Having done research, ...
by mfer2k
Wed Nov 19, 2014 7:59 am
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: Which is the most reliable replacement window on a budget???
Replies: 27
Views: 12222

Re: Which is the most reliable replacement window on a budget???

... any size installed. I don't know if I should automatically assume the windows are garbage or maybe they just have a surplus of windows (although ... Okna dealer on Saturday. In the end I think it's going to come down to Andersen 400, Okna, Simonton, or this extremely cheap company installing ...
by Windows on Washington
Tue Nov 18, 2014 7:22 am
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: Which is the most reliable replacement window on a budget???
Replies: 27
Views: 12222

Re: Which is the most reliable replacement window on a budget???

The Andersen 400 is a solid offering but will not have the efficiency or air infiltration numbers ... the dealer, mark up, cost of doing business, and a whole host of other factors. Do the windows need grids? You mentioned you are not supremely concerned with efficiency, but if ...
by mfer2k
Mon Nov 17, 2014 10:09 pm
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: Which is the most reliable replacement window on a budget???
Replies: 27
Views: 12222

Which is the most reliable replacement window on a budget???

... I recently bought a house in Connecticut, I need to replace about 25 windows in my home (mostly 3'x5') and I am looking for the best bang for ... I know this is a vinyl window forum, but how would these compare to an Andersen 400 series wood window that I could get for around $500 per window ...
by eagle107
Thu Oct 16, 2014 4:24 am
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: Okna 700 casement vs Soft-Lite imperial LS and Elements
Replies: 28
Views: 21582

Re: Okna 700 casement vs Soft-Lite imperial LS and Elements

Everyone, Just an update. We are having the new Onka casement windows installed, however, someone messed up the the order. All the front ... the window industry, but it makes me wonder if paying more up front for Andersen or Marvin windows makes more sense in the long run because these companies ...
by allnuwinz
Wed Sep 17, 2014 10:31 pm
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: Okna triple pane - how much light loss?
Replies: 17
Views: 13751

Okna triple pane - how much light loss?

Hello, I am new here. I am having all 17 windows replaced in my townhouse with Okna Enviro-Star windows. Currently, on the ... his opinion that any vinyl patio door is weak and a bad idea. He wanted to sell Andersen series 200 sliding patio doors. Another aspect is the installation. I chose ...
by dmw319
Tue Sep 16, 2014 11:50 am
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: Raleigh, NC - Looking for replacement vinyl windows
Replies: 41
Views: 24195

Re: Raleigh, NC - Looking for replacement vinyl windows

... you see a quality product, you won't know what's so wrong with the windows you've seen so far. My advice, again, is to get more quotes on some quality windows. Thanks. I did have Andersen come by, but his estimate was way too high (almost 30,000) so I quickly ruled ...
by Delaware Mike
Mon Aug 11, 2014 7:51 pm
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: New Townhouse with SilverLine by Anderson Windows
Replies: 13
Views: 8197

Re: New Townhouse with SilverLine by Anderson Windows

Good luck finding any reputable quality vinyl windows being installed in the bulk of new construction these days. I'd venture ... time researching and provided quality vinyl offerings. More often than not Andersen wood, Pella, or Marvin will reign over mid/high-end vinyl in sheer exposure. ...