Choosing the best Vinyl & Wood Manufacturer

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Choosing the best Vinyl & Wood Manufacturer

#1 Post by l00king4gr8windows » Fri Apr 29, 2005 11:10 pm

Hello All,

Please only those who will provide an educated un-biased opinion:

I am looking at the following manufacturers and want to know who is best?

Vinyl: Certainteed, International, LBL, Milgard,Anlin, Simonton, Pella, or Atrium

Wood: Superior, Marvin, Windsor, Weathershield, or Hurd

Also looking at a product called Prism Grid. Any thoughts?

Finally What are the most important selection factors when selcting a Window manu other than: Spacer type, Gas type, NFRC rating?

Thanks for all the info! :D


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#2 Post by earwax » Sun May 01, 2005 8:37 pm

1 anlin
2. Certainteed
3. Milgard
4. Simonton
Toss the rest in the trash

1. Marvin
2. Weathershield
The others, wont take them

Prism grid is a stcker type of product applied to the inside of the glass panes. Is looks like v-groove glass and is a fraction of the cost. A cool concept. I know Certainteed in Sacramento has a new prism grid machine and it is pretty slick to see.

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#3 Post by l00king4gr8windows » Mon May 02, 2005 1:41 am

EarWax...Where are you located? Do you install windows or have you had them installed on your home? Will you contact me to discuss. If you email me @, I'll email you back with my phone number.



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