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Old 09-27-2013, 04:11 PM
 
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We are looking to replace our old wood frame windows. We have had three appraisals from $6600- $23000. We did more research on the windows, and they all make us question each.

Is there a good company around town at a fair price.
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Old 09-27-2013, 04:13 PM
 
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Our new house (2005) has windows from AMSCO, 1-800-748-4661.

We've double pane windows that are very energy efficient; bottom window can be removed for cleaning, etc.
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Old 09-28-2013, 01:05 AM
 
Location: 900 miles from my home in 80814
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I had my windows replaced by Home Depot. Vinyl, low-e, double pane, Anderson brand...I'm very happy with the price and the service.
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Old 09-29-2013, 11:57 AM
 
Location: Colorado Springs, CO
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Anyone have experience with Milgard?
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Old 09-30-2013, 04:06 AM
 
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I've heard good things about Champion windows.
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Old 10-01-2013, 10:31 AM
 
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My neighbors used Champion and they are happy. I think they have different grades of windows. The ones my neighbors selected are really nice. Not sure what they paid. I have some friends that used Window World and they are also happy with the windows.
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Old 10-01-2013, 12:13 PM
 
Location: Colorado
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We've been upgrading one window each year from original '2x pane' windows to really high quality ones and the difference is huge with Milgard windows. The windows themselves cost between $700-800 each, just for a standard size, not including installation which is over $1k itself. So it gets really expensive, but the amount of insulation, noise reduction, and ease of use is great enough to make the cost worth it. But like I said, we do them one by one. It would have been a lot cheaper if they were put in when the home was built, but that wasn't our choice.

At any rate, definitely DO replace your older windows if you can. As long as the new ones are high quality, you won't regret it and it will add real value to your home.

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Old 10-02-2013, 02:24 AM
 
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not including installation which is over $1k itself. So it gets really expensive,
$1000 per window just for labor? I'm in the wrong business. Can you recommend a company that replaces windows in COS?

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Old 10-02-2013, 08:18 AM
 
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$1000 per window just for labor? I'm in the wrong business. Can you recommend a company that replaces windows in COS?
It's not just a matter of popping the old one out and screwing a new one in its place. They have to tear out the old window, install the new one, then rebuild the interior drywall/trim and exterior stucco to match the original. I use a local contractor that I know who does good work. I can send you his contact info via PM if you want.
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Old 10-02-2013, 11:49 PM
 
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It's not just a matter of popping the old one out and screwing a new one in its place. They have to tear out the old window, install the new one, then rebuild the interior drywall/trim and exterior stucco to match the original. I use a local contractor that I know who does good work. I can send you his contact info via PM if you want.

Yes please! Thank you!
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