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Old 02-04-2014, 09:56 PM   #1
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When's the best time to buy a new window? Is there a slowdown in the industry where they'd be looking to get rid of stock?
I was thinking of buying now (winter) and then storing until spring for installation.

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Only the real price oriented brands will get real cheap.

It costs little for good supplier to plan ahead and store finished standard sizes. It eliminates overtime in plants and poor deliveries when things get busy.

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A little more info would be nice.
Is this new construction, or replacement windows.
Adding your location to your profiles always a helps.
Most vinyl windows are custom made to size.
Just got notices from two of my suppliers and both are going up 8% next month.
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A little more info would be nice.
Is this new construction, or replacement windows.
Adding your location to your profiles always a helps.
Most vinyl windows are custom made to size.
Just got notices from two of my suppliers and both are going up 8% next month.
replacement windows
location is Iowa (profile updated)
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Replacement windows can be replaced from the inside year round.
Why wait?
The day there installed if there installed right you will start saving money.
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Replacement windows can be replaced from the inside year round.
Why wait?
The day there installed if there installed right you will start saving money.
But is there a BETTER time of year to buy windows? For instance is it a difference of $200 savings when buying in winter as opposed to summer? or is it $50.
What's the best time of year to buy windows?
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I've never seen an price difference by time of year.
May be different in your area, we build year round here.
Once in a while a company may have a promotion for a limit time but with the price of petroleum going up it's not very often. (PVC is made with petroleum products)
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Only if it is supremely cold can you have issues. Once you are near 32, you are fine.

We don't see price changes here with weather or season either.

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