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"I had 4 new slider windows installed on my house today. The entire process went smoothly. The sales rep was prompt, courteous and professional. I thought that" the price compared with what I have paid in the past from other companies was excellent. The workers were on time and they worked hard to remove a system of window that was original to my house. They did a wonderful job installing the new windows and cleaned up afterwards. They even put my curtains back up and reinstalled the brackets for my blinds! What service! I just ordered another window to be installed for the front of my house. I would highly recommend them. Professional from start to finish.

-Ivan B.

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"The workers were punctual and very professional. The work was performed in a timely manner with minimal household disruption. My reservations as to having windows" replaced in the winter were quickly forgotten with the expertise of this team. After work completion, the site was left in excellent condition. I would highly recommend this contractor.

-Doug G.

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Hello - I hope my answer will help point you in the right direction.

 

The reason you're having a hard time getting clear information is because there are hundreds of companies saying their window is the best. There are probably millions of different features you can choose to have for your windows and in price ranges from $169-$1200 (per double-hung window).

 

I've been in the business for 15 years and have seen many different window products from many different dealers and manufacturers. This all comes down to: "what's important for you and your home?" If you want a strong warranty from a company who has a full-time service department to give you piece of mind and service your windows should needs be, or are you looking at only those companies who offer true wood interior windows that you can paint or stain to match the home decor? Whatever is your hot-button, then that's where you want to start.

 

I would recommend you first choose how you want your new windows to look. Wood-interior with vinyl clad is only offered by certain companies, while there is a vinyl woodgrain finish to give you similar results without the maintenance. If you're only looking for a white interior and don't want the maintenance, a fiberglass or vinyl window would be the best choice from what is offered in the market today (vinyl will be less expensive - not necessarily cheaper quality). If you are going to change out a window to a french door and a door to a window, then you WILL NEED to find a contractor with some carpentry experience. Some companies will tell you upfront that they do not handle those sorts of remodeling projects due to the complexity and time it would take to get it complete.

 

Unfortunately, we won't be able to personally help you with your project as we work in the New England Area. However, if you wish to talk further, please feel free to email me at: sven@ritewindow.com and I'll be happy to let you know our prices for what we offer so you can compare and hopefully find a similar company to do the work for you near the Austin area.

 

Cheers!

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Get your roofer back out there.  Course of shingles above the window need to be pulled, self sealing flashing, drip caps, and counter and step flashing are going to be required here. 

 

This is a flashing issue as the window connects to the mansard roof surface. 

 

Condensation and a leak are two different and very noticeably different (i.e. volume) things.

 

Flashing and roofing on Mansards can be tricky but is sounds very much like a roofing issue. 

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Much easier to scratch and typically not as good a finished quality as compared to glass.

 

Benefits are the resistance to breakage as mentioned by LCD.  Any glazing shop should be able to re-create that panel. 

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For a broken window (or leaking seal in multi-pane unit), for a standard roughly 2x3 foot window, can run from low of about $75-125 for single pane to more like $200-300 range for triple pane, depending on construction and any special ultraviolet or heat reflective coatings. If a removeable window unit, of course cheaper to remove it and take to replacement glass place then have them come out, measure glass size, order glass unit, then come back to install.

 

If taking in yourself, commonly they can do single-pane in an hour or two, but count on a week or so typically for sealed double or triple pane unit to come in, so you will have to seal the opening in the interim. That is an advantage of having them come out - they measure and determine type of unit on first visit and can seal with tape and plastic sheeting (if you have not already done that), then come back with new unit and install a week or two down the road - but you are not stuck with an opening in the wall for a long time.

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Thermal numbers look okay when looking at the NFRC.

 

Do you have any other data on them?  Air infiltration, Design Pressure, Visible Transmittance, and Condensation Resistance are all good evaluators.

 

http://www.mercuryexcelum.com/images/customer-files/Advantage.pdf

 

Air infiltration rate is way high at 0.21.

 

It may look nice in person but the performance numbers are below average. 

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If you are being sued and/or counter suing, then you should hire a lawyer.  While you can do small claims court and sue without a lawyer, the Contractor's insurance will provide him a lawyer to defeat you.  Plus, odds are good the Contractor has more court experience than the average Home Owner, especially if this is his standard opperating procedure.  If you go against a lawyer, you will lose, even if you are right (Saying the right thing at the wrong time is very bad in court rooms.  Get a lawyer who knows the processes).

Once you decide you are suing, there should be no further contact or access to the property with the contractor.  If you have already been told you are suing, you should stop all access to your property (you are allowing them to gather evidence AGAINST you.  Your lawyer may be able to reach an agreement outside of court to allow the contractor to fix the work within a specific time period, but even then make sure you are not in contact with the contractor.  Anything you say, will be turned against you ("The Home Owner said it was okay.")

A building official has no legal obligation in court; his job is safety and minimum construction requirements as allowed per Code.  He has no say over materials and methods, and cannot assess damage. (IRC doesn't have a requirement that the door you mention exceed 35", so he won't care it isn't 36" as an example).  What he CAN do is state if the work is unsafe or causing other conditions which are unsafe.  Let your lawyer decide; but it is not in your best interest to have the Building Offical inspect with the contractor.

To sue you need to show damages.  Get another contractor (get some references or hire an architect to help ensure you get what you need) to inspect the work and give an estimate to repair.  The amount the contractor(s) estimates becomes what you seek in court (plus court fees) from the contractor.  If his work caused problems, you should be suing, not sued.

Also, be aware that no door manufacturer makes an actual 36" door (as an example).  They each have their own frame sizes, so a "36 door" in reality will be 35 7/8" to 35 3/8".  Each door maker has slightly different sizes (go online, you can see Pella, Anderson, Kolbe-Kolbe, etc. have their actual sizes available for PDF downloads).  If you replace a Pella 36" with an Anderson's 36" they won't fit perfectly.  In fact, the different styles within the same manufacturer are sometimes even different.  The purpose of trim is to hide the gap between the wall and door frame, so your door may be perfectly fine in size and method of installation. 

When you have this work corrected (and for any future work) utilize the services of a lisenced Architect.  They will oversee the work, review requests for payments and document existing conditions and conditions found during construction to prevent the situation you are now in.  They will also ensure the proper permits are filed and the inspections called for.  Because they are a third party to the agreement, they can be the 'bad guy' and make the contractor perform, where you just have to pay the invoices they approve.  The contractor deals with the Architect (and vice versa) and you get the project you wanted. The cost of the architect would have been around $3,200 and is minimal compared to what you are dealing with now, the peace of mind is worth it and architects often find cost savings that go directly back to the Home Owner.  When you account for time alone, you will have spent more than this on just preparing and attending the court case.

Because this is headed to court, stop all communication with the contractor and get yourself counsel.  Good luck.

Window Replacement reviews in Dagsboro

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I obtained three bids from 'A' rated retrofit window suppliers for installation of a patio door and bedroom window using Milgard Tuscany series.
The price range was about 20% with Pelican providing the best bid for the work. After
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came and confirmed the measurements and his price, I placed the order with Pelican. Once the hardware delivery schedule was available Pelican provided an install date of Feb.25 at 9am.
The office called a day ahead to confirm that the installers would be there as scheduled. The morning of Feb 25 they arrived and proceeded with the work. Both installers,
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and
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, were professional, efficient, and courteous. They removed the old aluminum window and door and completed installation of the new vinyl units in a very neat manner. It took about 3-1/2 hours and they left the condo as neat as they found it.
I was very pleased with their reliability, timeliness, work quality and their price. I would recommend
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to anyone.
- NILES J.
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The parked in my neighbor's space and they were rude to her when she mentioned something about it.
They left trash in her yard.
They left trash and nails in my yard.
More recently, my neighbor had her roof inspected and was told that the people who installed my roof did not do the edges correctly where it meets her roof and now she needs hers repaired (something about alternating/overlapping roof shingles).
I imagine it's just a matter of time before my neighbor on the other side of me finds out about the
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treatment on the roof shingles.
- Nancy H.
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The factory made one window about 10" too short, so it had to be reordered requiring another month to get it in and installed. The installer grossly under-estimated how long it would take to rip out the old windows and install the new ones, so they were caulking after dark. They did tell me that if I noticed problems with the caulking job they come and redo the it. They did recaulk all of the windows when they finally installed the last window. I was horrified by the mess the mess they made when they ripped out the old windows and storm windows, however, the did a great job of cleaning up. All in all I was pleased with their work.
- William K.
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The install team was scheduled to install over a 4-5 day period. The first issue was the install was not going to operate as
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indicated. He indicated the install would work on a room at a time (or 2 rooms at a time if two crews were used). The install didn't go that way - they did the front of the house - thus opening multiple rooms to the elements but not completing half those rooms (those rooms with windows on the side or back of the house).
More importantly the morning after the install we noticed their new windows exhibited the same condensation problem as the old windows (some of those old windows were still in the same room as the new windows so side-by-side comparison was easy). The person heading up the install crew explained that condensation had very little to do with windows. It was primarily driven by humidity inside the house and given we had a whole-house humidifier we should turn it down. He suggested some places to look on line and sure enough there were charts showing how humidity levels had to be reduced as temperatures went down. We talked and everyone agreed the best approach was to go 3 days with humidity down but without moving forward on the install. Sure enough the next few days (one of which went to negative digits) we saw no condensation on the old or the new.
At this point we felt that
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had misrepresnted the windows as being the solution to our problem. They weren't. The zero-cost turn down of our humidifier was the solution. We spoke with
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- their Director of Operations. We explained that the windows that were sold on the promise of being a fix to the problem had no affect on the problem - they suffered from the same problem. Until we addressed the root cause. We felt that we were mislead into buying $24,000 worth of windows we didn't need.
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's response was we signed the contract and were legally obligated to the full contract. We tried suggesting finishing only the $12,000 worth of installs we had already paid for (had to pay 1/2 down). They refused. Bottom line - the product did not do what the salesman said it would do. And, in fact, it became evident after talking with the install team and researching that the whole problem was a humidifier issue not a window issue at all. Given that
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basically sells the same products as other retailers in the area it would be impossible to recommend them as a service provider. We were obviously very dismayed to be mislead into spending $24,000 that didn't need to be spent and didn't address our problem in the slightest.
We are currently waiting for them to notify us of when they will resume the installation - an installation we don't want or need but were naive enough to believe the sales person.
- John G.
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My appointment was scheduled for 3:00 pm their Representative arrived a little early which was beneficial, I had lots of errands to run and the fact that he arrived early was a pleasant surprise. The Representative's name was
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, he was polite, courteous and very professional but most important he was HONEST.
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looked at the window and informed me that even though the company is no longer in existence that provided the sales and installation of my windows, I was still able to have my windows replaced for free because I had a lifetime warranty with the Mlgard windows. I assumed that my warranty was void because the company was no longer in business.
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told me how to get into contact with Milgard manufacturers and how to proceed with free replacement of my windows.
I found it refreshing to find such honesty with this individual. I asked
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for his card and I plan on recommending
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to friends and should I need any service in the future, I will definitely seek
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to help assist with my needs.
- Sharon K.
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9 windows, Removed 9 Metal Windows Replaced 9 sills.
Was a bit pricey, but windows are of high quality
- Lois S.
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Contacted
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Rite to get an estimate on replacing two larger, outdated single pane crank windows in our living room and kitchen.
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came out at the agreed time and measured the window openings and explained the type of windows that he would use for the replacement, double paned, energy efficient sliders with vinyl frames. He gave the installation estimate of several weeks as they were extremely busy at that time. The installation time was not a deciding factor for us. They actually called roughly a week earlier than we planned on getting it done and we setup the install. His two employees showed up exactly when they said that they would. They were extremely professional and personable and had both of the old windows removed and the new ones installed within 2 hours. They took great pains to clean up after themselves when the job was completed. The windows have made a huge difference in the comfort downstairs in the home. They look good and fit like a glove in the previous window spaces. The price was a bit lower than other estimates that we had received from some general contractors and there was no change to the initial estimate when it came time to pay. With the professionalism that was displayed by
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and his two workers that did the install, to the price and finished quality of the product, I would not hesitate to recommend at least considering them the next time that you need windows.
- Joe E.
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Most of the installations went smoothly. The men were professional, on time and cleaned up after themselves. We did discover that when the change was made from a sliding glass door to a french door that the building code changed as far as the electrical. A french door installation required the installation of another light inside the house for an entry light.
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and
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worked with me to acquire an electrician and work through the permitting so it went as smoothly as it could.The only issue was the city losing the application which delayed the final approval, but eventually the whole project was approved.
After a few months, one of the windows needed to be serviced. The response was quick and efficient.
- John B.

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1st Security Home Security

3525 Ellicott Mills Dr

A Life Time Window LLC

629 N. Woodward Dr.

A to Z First Builders LLC

87 Gardenia Blvd
Greenwood

AEG Contracting LLC

400 Valley Rd
Wilmington

Affordable Roofing and Siding

70 Humpsman Dr
Dover

Aml Top Quality Construction

1522 Cattail commons way

Atlantic Aluminum Products

12144 Sussex Hwy
Greenwood

B & M Electric Inc

19460 Savannah Rd
Georgetown

Bailey Builders

29615 Woodgate Dr
Milton

BOYD CONSTRUCTION

430 Sycamore Drive
Frederica

Burnite Homes, LLC

26770 Whiteleysburg Rd

C & C Siding and Window Inc

Po Box 578
Ocean View

CME Construction

212 Purple Finch Ln
Milford

Coastline Cleaning Service

22791 Dozer Lane Unit 5
Harbeson

Crawford's Alphase

320 Weiner Ave
Harrington

Custom Crafts Bldg & Rmdlng

6466 Pleasant Dr
Laurel

D & H Home Improvement LLC.

PO Box 293
Seaford

D & S Builders

331 Apple Grove School Rd
Wyoming

Dave Dunn Contractors

30185 Foskey Ln

David S. Lawson Contracting, LLC

2392 Flat Iron Rd
Harrington

DirectBuy of Indianapolis

8450 Westfield Blvd

Double J Construction

16495 Heritage Ln
Milford

Dr Energy Saver

PO Box 228
Milton

Energy Savers

8911 Mistletoe Dr

Exterior Touch Inc.

12610 Waverly RD.

Glass Doctor of Lower Delaware

17087 Fitzgeralds Rd
Lincoln

GRANT ROOFING & SIDING

PO Box 567
Milford

Grimes Construction Company

28057 Derek Dr
Seaford

GW Home Improvements

27185 Crooked Oak Lane

H2Pro Restorations

243 Mine Bank Rd

J. Rocco`s Construction, LLC.

22476 Deep Branch Rd
Georgetown

K&B Builders

613 Elm Street
Seaford

Lane's Construction

23 Bree St
Felton

Lloyd Saunders Roofing

31687 Messiah Ln
Millsboro

Lowe's of Sussex County

20364 Plantations Rd
Lewes

Master Glass & Shower Doors LLC

2213 Northwood Drive Suite 7

Mercedes Benz Of Salisbury

2013 North Salisbury Blvd

Miracle Builders LLC

22495 Lewes Georgetown Hwy
Georgetown

MJ Home Services LLC

4367 Hollins Ferry Rd

Next Day Blinds

8251 Preston Ct.

Owens Construction Services, LLC

12488 Taylor Mill Rd.
Laurel

P J Fitzpatrick Inc

21 Industrial Blvd
New Castle

Paul Arpie Construction LLC

28296 Washington St. Ext.
Millsboro

Phippin's Cabinetry & Renovations

20807 Coastal Hwy Apt 1
Rehoboth Beach

Premier Glass & Screen Inc

33937 Premier Dr
Frankford

Pryor Services LLC

Po Box 247
Milton

PSA Design Studio

14791 Staytonville Rd
Lincoln

R W Marcelle carpentry

119 Brooke Ln
Millsboro

Remodel USA

605 Hampton Park Blvd

Remodeling Second Opinion

106 W Sunnybrook Dr

Russell Smart Home Improvement LLC

37787 Eagles Run
Delmar

SALISBURY GO-GLASS

805 SNOW HILL RD

Sandtone Construction Inc

32965 Daisey Rd
Frankford

Scholz's mobile home Service

5 nelsa lane
Millsboro

Sea Light Design Build

PO Box 246
Bethany Beach

SelectBlinds.com

1910 S Stapley Dr

Sellers and Sons Construction LLC

49 Comanche Cir
Millsboro

Shattered Glass

4145 Ocean Gateway

Smiles Construction LLC

34166 Chase Ln.
Frankford

Spicer Bros. Construction Inc.

32221 Beaver Run Drive

STB Remodeling Group

2807 Merrilee Dr

Steve's Roofing

34460 Julie Court
Frankford

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