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by randy
Fri Apr 27, 2018 10:18 am
Forum: Ask Our Pro's a Question
Topic: Met my installers, more questions (and a roadblock)
Replies: 13
Views: 6526

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: Ask Our Pro's a Question
Topic: Why are Pella and Andersen not liked here?
Replies: 6
Views: 4941

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: Ask Our Pro's a Question
Topic: Why are Pella and Andersen not liked here?
Replies: 6
Views: 4941

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: Ask Our Pro's a Question
Topic: Why are Pella and Andersen not liked here?
Replies: 6
Views: 4941

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: Ask Our Pro's a Question
Topic: Home Depot estimate too high? (and other questions)
Replies: 20
Views: 11931

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 ...
by thomase
Wed Nov 29, 2017 1:25 am
Forum: Ask Our Pro's a Question
Topic: Home Depot estimate too high? (and other questions)
Replies: 20
Views: 11931

Home Depot estimate too high? (and other questions)

... and a 49"x48" picture window with Simonton 6500 windows. The estimate was $14,134, which seems WAY too high based on the ... The Home Depot consultant gave the estimate on-the-spot. Using Andersen 400 Tilt-Wash instead would be $23,900 (also from Home Depot). Both ...
by ctviggen1
Tue Oct 17, 2017 6:32 am
Forum: Ask Our Pro's a Question
Topic: Okna 500 vs 600 (or 800)
Replies: 18
Views: 22267

Re: Okna 500 vs 600 (or 800)

... window assembly protrudes less than the Okna. The corners of the Okna windows look a bit cheesy and the wood finish on the Okna is not nearly as ... the Okna 800 series over the Marvin Integrity (both lines)/Infinity, Andersen A, 400 (tilt wash or woodwright). I don't have direct price comparisons ...
by ctviggen1
Sun Oct 15, 2017 5:29 am
Forum: Ask Our Pro's a Question
Topic: Okna 500 vs 600 (or 800)
Replies: 18
Views: 22267

Okna 500 vs 600 (or 800)

... close to deciding to buy Okna instead of Marvin/Integrity/Infinity or Andersen 400/A/Ultrex. I really like the Okna dealer in my town too. He recommends ... over the 500 series? I can't find any good comparison between these windows.
by ctviggen1
Wed Oct 11, 2017 6:43 pm
Forum: Ask Our Pro's a Question
Topic: Possible to order Okna windows with HIGH (not low) SHGC?
Replies: 9
Views: 5489

Re: Possible to order Okna windows with HIGH (not low) SHGC?

... house much more livable, without a huge cost (not near the cost of the windows and doors, for instance). Anyway, I'll price out the triple pane ... include all the windows. I have a quote for about the same using Andersen 400 (tilt version, not woodwright) with front door and in law door ...
by ctviggen1
Mon Oct 09, 2017 5:20 am
Forum: Ask Our Pro's a Question
Topic: Okna replacement windows questions
Replies: 10
Views: 6544

Re: Okna windows questions + search function

... both. The house is located in Connecticut. I am going to see the Okna windows on this coming Saturday (went this past Saturday, but they were closed ... This is at the dealer in my town. I will then drive to a dealer with Andersen 400 Woodwright windows and Integrity (by Marvin) windows, and maybe ...
by ctviggen1
Sun Oct 08, 2017 4:31 am
Forum: Ask Our Pro's a Question
Topic: Okna replacement windows questions
Replies: 10
Views: 6544

Okna replacement windows questions

We are looking to replace many windows and 5 doors (2 sliding/French) in our home. I have been getting quotes for Andersen 400 Woodwright and Marvin Integrity all ultrex or wood ultrex. However, I stumbled onto Okna windows ...
by ultrarunner
Tue Sep 12, 2017 8:21 am
Forum: Ask Our Pro's a Question
Topic: Replacement windows
Replies: 5
Views: 3909

Re: Replacement windows

No I don't need a wood window. I will do some research on vinyl options and educate myself, having never used them before.

And yes, I agree, in my previous quote for an Andersen replacement, the pricing was essentially the same as a new construction unit....
by toddinmn
Mon Sep 11, 2017 9:36 pm
Forum: Ask Our Pro's a Question
Topic: Replacement windows
Replies: 5
Views: 3909

Re: Replacement windows

... of brand typically. The cost difference will be on the labor and additional materials needed. Save money by going with a good quality vinyl, Andersen 100 series or Marvin Integriyt line. Do you need a wood window ?
by ultrarunner
Mon Sep 11, 2017 8:54 pm
Forum: Ask Our Pro's a Question
Topic: Replacement windows
Replies: 5
Views: 3909

Replacement windows

... fogged, so I'm sure insulating value is zilch, etc... I have never used replacements. I do have experience in a major remodel where I installed Andersen 400 series new-construction units, and I GC'd a new build, for myself, where I spec'd Marvin Ultimate DH/TS units. These are the only two manufactures ...
by smd
Mon Jun 05, 2017 8:38 pm
Forum: Ask Our Pro's a Question
Topic: Need advice on windows estimate.
Replies: 11
Views: 7208

Re: Need advice on windows estimate.

... deals. Any thoughts and comments on this will be appreciated. I will continue to share my results as they happen. I have an installer that does Andersen and Marvin coming on thursday. I may try to line up a Soft-Lite dealer to complete my search as I see good reviews for this window.