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Old 09-02-2011, 10:48 PM   #1
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Any info good or bad on Chrestline Windows and doors appreciated. I am getting ready to replace both and the choices are mindboggling. Of course I read that Anderson Windows are supposed to be the best but what makes them better?

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Old 09-02-2011, 11:23 PM   #2
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If it was my choice, and I had a budget, I would go with Crestline. It really comes down to appearance, budget, and who installs them in my opinion. I always hear about the bad with Anderson Windows, but most is their wood frame line, which really any wood framed window will warp & swell if not installed per manufacturer instructions.

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Old 09-03-2011, 11:38 PM   #3
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I hadn't heard anything bad about andersons. I have read plenty bad about pella since getting on this site. I have never noticed crestline until I went to Menards. They have a low dollar line but I'm kind of leary. I only want to do this place once. I will be putting on vinyl siding as soon as the windows are in and the roof is shingled. I can do this stuff right now but in a few years I'll be past it so don't want anything that isn't going to hold up
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Crestline makes a budget, mid & high end line, just like the rest. Anderson, you come across stuff every now and then about their windows and doors, regarding problems with them swelling.
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I've seen Crestlines patio doors fail within a few years of installing---Be careful about that---

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That is why I stated that I would only go with them, if I had a budget, and it would have to be a very limited budget to force me to go with that brand.
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I've never replaced any of their windows and they are a popular brand---so they must hold up O.K.
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I have decided to go with Simonton Windows. Have a couple major problems to fix first but want to get them in before it gets too cold

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