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This site is to help you learn about other windows & doors companies thru photographs and comments. While each company has different features and benefit, I thought this would be a excellent format to share with you. Hopefully you will learn and come back often. This site is password protected and its use, pictures and comments are solely my opinions. If you have questions my email is www.ckuhn55@att.net. This is a work in Process.

Finishes & Materials: Pella 2005

Hardware Finishes Available Champagne - White - Options on windows & sliding doors Satin Nickel, Oil-Rubbed. Bright Brass
Hinged Patio Doors Bright Brass, Satin Nickel, Oil-Rubbed, Antique Brass & Chrome
New ROCKY MTN HARDWARE in 7 patinas for Casements, Double hungs, Hinged & Sliding Patio Doors
Intergrated Crank/Fold away Handle
Exterior Finish Three Standard Colors - Eight Windowscaping colors Roll Form on sash. Miter sash joints.
Endura Clad Material - Aluminum Clad - Roll form - 20 year warranty - have Sea Coast exterior Paint (10 yr)
Prefinish Options White

Interior/Exterior Wood Offering White Pine interior/ Primed exterior


Glass Offerings
Smart sash II or smart sash III - single pane or insulated - low-e -argon on three-pane/InsuShield. Energy Star
Glass Options Low E Square - box spacer that is very close to cardinal-in the sweets they have listed Gray, Bronze, Green tinted, & obscure
Hurricane Shield impact glass
Simulated Divided Lites They have seven different grille options - 3/4"GBG white Foam spacer on designer SDL's.
7/8" permanent - 1-1/4" permanent - 1-1/4" removable - 3/4" -removable Between the glass -3/4" - 1-1/4"
Product Design

Architectural Correctness Yes - Dlb Hung updated to Wood jambliner.
Strong with architects both residentual and commercial
Custom Capabilities Yes - several options about the same as Pozzi

Product Construction Interlocking wood joints - glue and special metal fastners for sash and frame-
Entry doors with Jamb on the Sill Design
Notable Product Ratings optional between the glass blinds, shades and grilles are protected from dust damage and little hands

Product Line

Integration They have window products that could lead into Entry Door systems, sky lights & storm doors that they also manufacture
Skylight are made by Roto - Not sold in CA.
Product Line Offering Proline (box stores & retail stores) Designers series has many options. Pella Impervia, Its about features of Fabric Shades, Mini Blinds,
Snap in grilles between the glass (they still sell them) Rolscreen.for doors and windows.
Impercia only in Single Hungs, Sliding Windows and Doors.
850 Series Renovation Dlb Hung, unit slips into existing windows pocket
850, 450 & 250 series all sold at Lowe's
ThermaStar is Vinyl line sold at Lowe's
Marketability
Competitive Strengths Rolscreens - blinds between the glass, Shades between the glass, can be changed as styles change - very aggressive pricing!!!!!!!!!!! Their replacement window!!!!!!!!!!
Intergal nail fin. RolScreen Storm Doors with Color options and 6 styles
Rolscreen makes there own hardware
Competitive Weaknesses no - interior wood options - not many grid profiles - color options - Awnings are casements on their side, crank
handles on side. Sliding door still slides on outside track/screen remains on interior side.
Non-true sile and rail on windows, mitered sash. Exterior clad casing must be applied in field.

Cutting Edge/New Offerings
Duracast Pella's Exclusive Five-layer engineered composite.

New Rocky Mtn Hardware in 7 patinas.
Relative Cost Proline sells at companies stores and Lowe. Designer series all over the place, depending on who they are binding against

Warranty 20- on glass- 10 warranty on frame- paint-components - 2 year labor
Seacoast optional Exterior Paint carries 10 warranty.
EnduraClad Plus Exterior Paint 20 yrs.
Vivid View Screen 5 yrs from fading and Rust.
Impervia Lifetime Limited Warranty. Non Transferable on Duracast material.

Non-Product Items

Lead Times 4 weeks

Packaging Blocked on all four corners - wrapped all four ways with shrink wrap - also cladding has cap on exterior

Electronic Price Catalog Does not stat on internet or sweets catalog
Web-site, very simple, not too much information on spec.


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Proline Half Rnd
Proline Half Rnd
ProLine Sliding Window
ProLine Sliding Window
Proline Dlb Hung w/Half Rnd
Proline Dlb Hung w/Half Rnd
Interior Proline Dlb Hung
Interior Proline Dlb Hung
Proline Subsill Dlb Hung
Proline Subsill Dlb Hung
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Asst. Shades & Blinds
Asst. Shades & Blinds
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Designer Series Casement
Designer Series Casement
Impervia Displays
Impervia Displays
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Quad Sliding Door
Quad Sliding Door
Cranberry Hardware & Finish
Cranberry Hardware & Finish
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Shades between the Sliding Door
Shades between the Sliding Door
Note: Active Panels Slide on Outside track
Note: Active Panels Slide on Outside track
Foot Lock on Sliding Door
Foot Lock on Sliding Door
Shade adjustment
Shade adjustment
Active panel on Outside Track
Active panel on Outside Track
Hardware Options
Hardware Options
Hardware Options
Hardware Options
Active door on Outside track
Active door on Outside track
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Designer Series Dlb Hung
Designer Series Dlb Hung
New Jambliner
New Jambliner
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Blind adjustment
Blind adjustment
Designer Series Casement
Designer Series Casement
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Casement
Casement
Miter at Joints/Roll Form
Miter at Joints/Roll Form
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Fold-away casment hardware
Fold-away casment hardware
RolScreen in casement
RolScreen in casement
RolScreen in casement
RolScreen in casement
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Vivid View Screens
Vivid View Screens
Vivid View Screens
Vivid View Screens
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