Economy 54x54 Sliders for Porch?

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Economy 54x54 Sliders for Porch?

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Any advice is appreciated-

I have a porch with seven 54x54 single pane aluminum sliders. I would like to replace them with double pane vinyl, preferably sliders. I've searched extensively and the best I found was Jeld-Wen custom order from Menards around $280 apiece. It's rubbing me wrong that they are $60 more than the 60x60. I know, they're custom, but I'd order seven. Outside of big box stores, everyone requires they install. I can install them myself.

Any suggestions on where to get seven 54x54 double pane pocket economy sliders? I'm in Minnesota.

Thank you.

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Stock/standard sizes are cheaper for various reasons.
$280. a unit is a pretty good price for what you want.

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#3 Post by Windows on Washington »

Glaring drawback there is, it's JeldWen.

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#4 Post by toddinmn »

Jeld-Wen is low end, in stock is always cheaper. I’d increase the budget and be aware of lead times if you plan on doing it this year. Where in MN are you? You would have to budget another $100 per window minimum to get something decent.

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#5 Post by Ricknez »

Thats about right for a very low quality window ( jeldwin) and a stock size. Thats actually cheap even though its a bottom of the barrel window.

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#6 Post by fridge2020 »

Would you ask an executive chef at a high end restaurant what he thinks about a vending machine meat sandwich?

Find a better window. Even if its just a porch, a crap window is going to be falling apart in fewer years than you can count on both hands. In some cases just one.

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#7 Post by Windows on Washington »

Fridge always puts together the best analogies.

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