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GGGmoney

11:00AM | 10/28/03
Member Since: 10/27/03
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Bvwindows
Can anyone recommend a brand of replacement windows for a home? Looking for vinyl, don't want to spend $ for pella or anderson. Heard good things about Simonton, bad things about Alside.

I appreciate the help. thanks

cferro

11:04PM | 10/29/03
Member Since: 10/29/03
1 lifetime posts
Hi
Here is a few sites to look for info on buying windows.
http://www.arcat.com/- Site list most major window supplies.
http://www.replacement-windows.com/ Message board good info
http://www.improvenet.com/adviceandresources/messageboards/mb_index.html
http://www.thewindowsite.com/index.htm
Site for online quotes and warranty information.

You can get a lot of info about the different windows vendors from the web.

There is also a energy window site.

MW Moore

08:25PM | 11/07/03
Member Since: 11/07/03
2 lifetime posts
Check out fiberglass. Fiberglass is the greatest thing to come along for windows since slice bread. More energy efficient, much stronger frames. The R value on this frame is crazy high. Double the value of wood. Vinyl is ok, but most people are replacing vinyl after 5-10yrs or less to replace with vinyl and thats a bad investment. Spend the little more for the fiberglass and you won't have to replace them again. Companies are offering a 50 year warranty. I have fiberglass in my home and I love them.
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