Window advice please! New house construction.

laurajane02October 19, 2011

Hi there,

I recently found this forum and have found it really helpful. My husband and I are building a log style post and beam house. We've just started looking into our window choices and received this quote:

48 - Standard Aluminum Clad - VG Fir Windows

9 - Standard Aluminum Clad - Exterior VG Fir Doors

$76,445.00 HST Extra

This seems a little high to me, but then, I've just begun my research. We want a dark grey exterior finish to the windows to match a dark grey standing seam roof. Is a high end vinyl window an option? We live in Southern British Columbia (hot summers, snow in the winter). What would you recommend?

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

As long as you stick to high end vinyl windows or fiberglass you will be fine. I don't know the Canadian market but you might want to look at Inline for fiberglass.

    Bookmark   October 20, 2011 at 8:02AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo


Inline make a fantastic fiberglass window and can be ordered in your color specifications.

Feel free to email me and I will get you in touch with the right person at Inline to give you a window schedule pricing.

Were in Canada is the home located?

    Bookmark   October 21, 2011 at 9:32AM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Opinions on Sunrise vinyl sliders?
I bit the bullet and went with Okna windows! Not biting...
new construction vs "replacement" windows
I am somewhat confused from reading various company...
Fiberglass Windows from Hardie????
We need to replace 3 windows in our family room. ...
Curtain Finials
These finials were purchased a number of years ago...
Deciding between Marvin, Pella, Anderson, and Lincoln
We are adding a small addition to our home, and at...
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™