Has a class action been filed? We built our Montana home in 1997-1998 and have had the same seal failure problem and have had to replace windows over the past 10 years. There are now another 8 windows with the 'fog' showing up that need to be replaced, too. Jen weld will give us the window glass free, but will not pay for installation costs.
I too have had problems with Pozzi windows since 1998 when I specified and had them installed in two remodeling projects. I have not specified them since 2001,because by then there were already too many seal failures....and they are still having seal failures.
And now i am beyond the full warranty replacement period. I just had 5 sashes replaced on one project out of 10 sashes still remaining on the project.
On a separate project where I specified over 45 Pozzi windows (French casement, awning, double hung) we have had over 21 sash failures!
We are about to replace 4 French Casement sashes and 1 Awning sash which I ordered 6 weeks ago, and since then, 4 more awning window sashes show seal failure.
We are now replacing them at 50% material cost with shipping included ....luckily. But the Labor to finish the interiors and install them is not included.
AND.....I wonder if this will ever STOP...or will we have to replace EVERY sash in the house.
Has anybody heard of a class action suit to compensate us purchasers for these Lemons?
.I specified sash replacement kits on one project
01:31PM | 02/28/13
I spec'd Pozzi windows for my home in 2000. I am an Interior Designer and have never had so many problems with a window company. I have since had them all replaced under warranty, some 2, 3 & 4 times. I now have two more windows that have broken there seals that need replacement.
In the process of replacing windows & doors in the past, Jeld-Wen has repeatedly sent incorrect windows even with a copy of the original order. I have waited for correct windows once up to 9 months.
Jeld-Wen now wants to charge 20% for my replacement windows when they have failed to make a window yet that can last more than a couple of years. This is no longer an original Pozzi window company failure, it is a Jeld-wen company failure.
This is a bad reoccurring nightmare. I am about ready to replace all windows & doors, repair stucco/drywall, interior trim, stain/limewash and send them the bill. This is a very expensive option compared to making a few windows that actually stay sealed.
04:20PM | 06/29/13
I just want to find someone in the Pasadena, California area who can replace the fogged glass in my Pozzi windows. I can't find a window repair guy who has a clue how to get the glass out of the windows that do not open. There has to be a way.
Just to add to the discussion, we built our house with Pozzi windows in 1999 . There were problems from start to finish with leaking sashes, defective weather stripping, etc. The repairman came many times and was unable to fix the problems, so they sent us replacement panes and actually flew out someone from the factory to install them. He joked and told us" your windows were probably made on a Monday". The glass seals began to fail in a few years, and at present 60% of our windows/doors are opaque from condensation. Pozzi is long out of business. Jeld-Wen is handleing the warranty issues, and the price they gave me for replacements was just below the cost of full window replacement with Andersons or Pella.......The whole issue was a total nightmare.
01:41PM | 07/25/13
I sold these windows in the mid/late 80's and they were extremely expensive as contrasted with other (well known) windows. We had a ton of complaints that were difficult to resolve (installer blaming Pozzi....Pozzi blaming the installer etc.) and our customers were caught in the middle. Our company had to give away several jobs of windows to avoid possible lawsuits....never again!!