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Please comment on these Marvin windows--we are very upset.

Posted by threeapples (My Page) on
Sun, Feb 26, 12 at 16:48

I know you guys better on here than the people on the window forum so I thought I'd post a link to my comment there. Please let me know what you guys think. thanks!!!

Here is a link that might be useful: window photos


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RE: Please comment on these Marvin windows--we are very upset.

I agree - I would be disappointed. They remind me of the Jeldwen middle of the road ones I looked at. We decided on Kolbe instead - the Jeldwen just looked sloppy. Jeldwen had a better cream color than Kolbe but we still went with Kolbe. They are covered now because we are getting paint on our brick but the craftsmanship is much better than what you are showing. The excuse given to me was "showroom sample" - it has gotten banged around some. I still was uncomfortable with it and we spent quite a bit more to get Kolbe (but much less than with the Marvin Ultimates we also priced).

It looks like the sash is uneven and where the mullions meet the sash has separated - almost like there was damage to them in shipping or on the job site.


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RE: Please comment on these Marvin windows--we are very upset.

Here are the pics:

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check out the uneven part of the sash as well as the gap between the mullion and the sash--this is in every window.

this dark line in the patio door doesn't indicate the discrepancy in the level of the material--if you run your hand across it you'd feel that one section is much higher than the other.  this is clad, so  no sanding can be done to even it out.


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RE: Please comment on these Marvin windows--we are very upset.

thanks, Athensmom. I looked into Kolbe and there is one dealer in our area. We're going to talk to our builder about this tomorrow and call a meeting with the Marvin rep, our builder, and the salesman. This is just so incredibly annoying!


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