Simonton prices up?

attofaradJune 23, 2011

Have vinyl window/door prices jumped up in the last 6 months?

I just got a quote that is 20% higher that someone else got last December, and I'm buying twice the volume. Both quotes are from the same large building supply operation which mostly caters to contractor. Same type/glass/size/etc. Just the items, not installed.

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Prices have gone up from a year ago but 20% is probably a bit high if I think back to the price increases we have gotten.

    Bookmark   June 27, 2011 at 10:29AM
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skydawggy

Prices on everything will be going up in the future as we begin the inflationary cycle. I agree, Simonton prices haven't gone up 20%. They have gone up some, as have other manufacturers. Part of this is also due to the huge increases in oil prices. These affect raw materials cost, transportation etc.

    Bookmark   June 27, 2011 at 1:42PM
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attofarad

Well, I got an in-between price from another store in the same group (different name, they probably merged some time in the past, total chain of 3 + 1 ). The in-between was ~9.5% higher than that other person got last December, so maybe that's the going rate. There is also a $20 per window or patio door rebate going which will take a few percent off -- I have mostly doors, so $20 each is a pretty small percentage.

Thanks for the replies.

Gary

    Bookmark   June 27, 2011 at 8:11PM
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