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blazermaniac 03-07-2007 01:10 PM

New vinyl windows questions
 
Anyone ever had Sears vinyl windows installed? They have a lifetime warranty, and I was told they were constructed much better than Milgard. Seem very expensive though...

thanks for any opinons!


bh

AtlanticWBConst. 03-07-2007 06:14 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by blazermaniac (Post 36024)
Anyone ever had Sears vinyl windows installed? They have a lifetime warranty, and I was told they were constructed much better than Milgard. Seem very expensive though...

thanks for any opinons!


bh


Regardless of the windows themselves, realize that Sears hires contractors to do the installs (Like H.D. & Lowes)....They add a premium onto the costs, so that they can make money on the account transaction.
So you will probably be paying anywhere from 50% - 100% more than what it would cost you to buy your windows from a reputable window company (i.e. -Harvey, Anderson, Pella, etc...) and for you to hire a contractor to put them in. .....AND..... Pretty much all the big name window manufacturers have a lifetime warranty on their products as well.
Please take the time to look around and check on this ....while you compare the costs and warranties....

blazermaniac 03-07-2007 08:22 PM

sears
 
Sears claimed to have their own installers, not contractors. The weatherbeater windows seem well-made, and Sears has a good warranty history.

I guess what I'm asking for is comparisons on the windows themselves.

thanks.

AtlanticWBConst. 03-07-2007 08:27 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by blazermaniac (Post 36095)
Sears claimed to have their own installers, not contractors. The weatherbeater windows seem well-made, and Sears has a good warranty history.

I guess what I'm asking for is comparisons on the windows themselves.

thanks.


Ok...but, please do your research

(The Big name stores also claim that they have their 'own installers'...in fact, I believe that there was ...or ....recently will be a 20/20 type episode that investigates the validity of such 'claims'....)

Do as you want...But, I am trying to share some 'inside' industry information with you...take it or leave it...

(We are regularly approached to be (Independant) 'installers'/ but not employees.... for many 'big name' stores and manufacturers)

I hate to see Home owner's over pay for services.

Best of luck...


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