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Polaris ThermalWeld, Sunrise Windows Or Excalibur Alside

Posted by Bonnie1234_ (My Page) on
Fri, Feb 22, 13 at 14:33

My house was built in 1969 and still have the original aluminum windows (brrrrrr). I would love to hear feed back on these three windows. Thanks.


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RE: Polaris ThermalWeld, Sunrise Windows Or Excalibur Alside

As long as its not the sunrise essentials, I would go with sunrise. The Excalibur is known as a " bottom of the barrel" product and not recommended.


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RE: Polaris ThermalWeld, Sunrise Windows Or Excalibur Alside

Sunrise and Polaris, then a big step down to the other choice.


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RE: Polaris ThermalWeld, Sunrise Windows Or Excalibur Alside

+2

Depends on the model Sunrise but it and the Polaris window are squarely in positions 1 and 2.


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RE: Polaris ThermalWeld, Sunrise Windows Or Excalibur Alside

Yep. Depending on model, the Sunrise and Polaris are good or great. The Excalibur is not in the same ballpark, maybe even zip code.


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RE: Polaris ThermalWeld, Sunrise Windows Or Excalibur Alside

My house was built in 1974 and after some research we decided to go with 9 double hung polaris ultraweld. I do not know about the other two. We just ordered them and they will be installed sometime next month. Polaris makes a good quality window at a reasonable price.


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RE: Polaris ThermalWeld, Sunrise Windows Or Excalibur Alside

Good choice Mary. Pricing will vary by dealer, so that statement may be true in some cases but not others. Either way, the ultraweld and its .01 AI rating is very good.


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RE: Polaris ThermalWeld, Sunrise Windows Or Excalibur Alside

Really good choice.

That UltraWeld is a built like a tank.


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RE: Polaris ThermalWeld, Sunrise Windows Or Excalibur Alside

Is the Polaris ThermalWeld and Ultraweld the same window or different series?


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RE: Polaris ThermalWeld, Sunrise Windows Or Excalibur Alside

Different. The thermal is a bit leakier than the ultra. I prefer the ultra as a upper tier choice.


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RE: Polaris ThermalWeld, Sunrise Windows Or Excalibur Alside

The ultra weld is a more solid extrusion , its Polaris' top offering.


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RE: Polaris ThermalWeld, Sunrise Windows Or Excalibur Alside

+1

The ThermalWeld is still as good as most folks middle grade offering but the UltraWeld is on par with the premium windows out there today.


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RE: Polaris ThermalWeld, Sunrise Windows Or Excalibur Alside

Just an update post- we had our 9 double hung polaris ultraweld windows installed last week and they are awesome!


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RE: Polaris ThermalWeld, Sunrise Windows Or Excalibur Alside

Good follow up.

Post up some pictures if you get a chance.


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RE: Polaris ThermalWeld, Sunrise Windows Or Excalibur Alside

Good choice, definitely post some pictures!


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