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Old 08-31-2010, 01:22 AM   #1
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$189 Window world window question?

Has anyone ever bought one of these specials? Supposedly 189 installed. I checked on the internet and there were a lot of complaints but there are 200 stores so probably thousands of customers per year. Some of the complaints were that they ended up charging about $400 per window by the time they did all the trim etc. I thought a replacement window should slide right in and be completely done? Any good stories about them? I specifically would like to know about the $189 installed ones.


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Old 08-31-2010, 06:02 AM   #2
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Sounds like a classic Bait and Switch to me.

There is no way I could sell you and install a window for $189.

If you can post some pictures of the window you want replaced from the inside and out and we can tell you what’s really involved in replacing it and what you should expect.


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Old 08-31-2010, 07:26 AM   #3
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I had these windows installed in my house about 4 years ago. They were in fact $189 +tax each. If you want Low E (required in some states) or argon filled, that is extra. The salesman did not try to upgrade me other than ask if I wanted the Low-E or argon.

I m happy with the windows and have had no issues. They used low expansion foam between the frames of the new windows and the old frames. Yhey install the windows form the inside by removing the stops and raking out the sash. The old frame stays in place. Other than not do a very good job of recaulking when the stops were reinstalled, I was happy with what they did. I did some more caulking and repainted the stops.
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Remember! The job will turn out no better than the installers being used for the project. Keep a close watch on them and If it looks shabby, Stop them. and call the Company.
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