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by Sydla
Fri May 22, 2015 11:59 am
Forum: Ask Our Pro's a Question
Topic: Okna versus Preservation
Replies: 15
Views: 15256

Re: Okna versus Preservation

... fall. They just started picking fits and finishes. Window options are Andersen 200 series. They are the "included" windows in the price but it seems most people upgrade windows. Options are Andersen 400, Pella ...
by Sydla
Wed May 20, 2015 9:42 am
Forum: Ask Our Pro's a Question
Topic: Okna versus Preservation
Replies: 15
Views: 15256

Re: Okna versus Preservation

No, marvin, andersen, and pella all use the same metal spacer. The best energy efficiency, air tightness, ... will come from high end vinyl, not wood. And I am certainly not opposed to vinyl windows. I just have to do a bit more research. The issue I am having is some of the high ...
by Sydla
Tue May 19, 2015 12:36 pm
Forum: Ask Our Pro's a Question
Topic: Okna versus Preservation
Replies: 15
Views: 15256

Re: Okna versus Preservation

... and does high end renovations and construction, said he could install windows for no cost if I provided the windows given the capping work he's ... purchase the windows himself through his supplier. He uses Marvin or Andersen or Jeld Wen and then a few more local smaller manufacturers in the ...
by Sydla
Tue May 19, 2015 8:42 am
Forum: Ask Our Pro's a Question
Topic: Okna versus Preservation
Replies: 15
Views: 15256

Okna versus Preservation

Replacing 6 rotted out 20+ year old wood Anderson windows. I am not opposed to going vinyl as you can tell. I eventually will replace all the Andersen windows in the house. But should I stick with a wood clad window like a Jeld Wen W2500 ...
by masterext
Tue Feb 24, 2015 10:07 am
Forum: Ask Our Pro's a Question
Topic: Seeking advise for mid range windows selection in North East
Replies: 31
Views: 21069

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

... extruders told me. they explicitly stated higher end vinyl formulations will limit expansion whereas a lower grade vinyl such as a silverline by andersen will be more problematic. They did mention wall thickness but seemed to imply the formulation had much more to do with it as well as the actual ...
by masterext
Thu Feb 19, 2015 11:40 pm
Forum: Ask Our Pro's a Question
Topic: Seeking advise for mid range windows selection in North East
Replies: 31
Views: 21069

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: Ask Our Pro's a Question
Topic: Seeking advise for mid range windows selection in North East
Replies: 31
Views: 21069

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: Ask Our Pro's a Question
Topic: Seeking advise for mid range windows selection in North East
Replies: 31
Views: 21069

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 ... 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: Ask Our Pro's a Question
Topic: Thoughts on replacement bids/brands
Replies: 18
Views: 11778

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: Ask Our Pro's a Question
Topic: Window Replacement Options
Replies: 11
Views: 8407

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: Ask Our Pro's a Question
Topic: Window Replacement Options
Replies: 11
Views: 8407

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: Ask Our Pro's a Question
Topic: Window Replacement Options
Replies: 11
Views: 8407

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: Ask Our Pro's a Question
Topic: Window Replacement Options
Replies: 11
Views: 8407

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: Ask Our Pro's a Question
Topic: Which is the most reliable replacement window on a budget???
Replies: 27
Views: 16856

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: Ask Our Pro's a Question
Topic: Which is the most reliable replacement window on a budget???
Replies: 27
Views: 16856

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 ...