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Alside Windows Prices

Find Alside windows prices on their most popular models and brands. In general, homeowners will spend $225 to $550 for double hungs installed with normal installation requirements. There is considerable concern amongst window contractors over the design of many of Alside's windows. The biggest issues seems to be the design of the window frame, particularly the use of a snap sill (instead of a welded sloped sill) - the weep hole can clog over time, potentially causing moisture, rotting and warping. Some contractors also point to basic inconsistencies in the manufacturing process that produces unreliable products. For additional info, read Alside window reviews.

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Excalibur (ComfortWorld 4000)

There are some mixed reviews on the Excalibur, but in general it is considered to be a mid to low grade vinyl window. It is one of the most popular Alside model and the window is often used by Window World in their $189 installed teaser ads (although once you add in all of the upgrades you might be looking at something like $350). The window does have narrow sightlines, which means less frames and more glass/viewable area. Alside generally seems to stand behind their work; however, the frame walls are thin, the air infiltration numbers are high (somewhere around .18) and the seals are not particularly great. Aesthetically the window is pretty plain. In general, this window is probably best left for homeowners looking to rent out their home or those looking to flip houses. The Excalibur is similar in quality and cost to the Amsco Studio Series. Read more on Amsco windows prices.

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Sheffield (ComfortWorld 6000)

The Sheffield is also a low end vinyl window that is generally considered a poor choice for any homeowner who needs a window to perform well over many years. Many installers complain of the poor overall construction of the window, particularly the snap in sill. The window uses the same frame extrusion for all four sides, which lowers the overall strength of the frame (but reduces production costs). The Sheffield frame is a bit thicker than the Excalibur, has more chambers and has a slightly lower U-value at 0.29. However, the window gets knocked for poor seals and bad weatherstripping. It is stronger than the Excalibur, but also bulkier and not as nice looking.The Sheffield is similar in quality and cost to the Premium Vinyl Series from Jeld Wen.

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Ultramaxx

The Ultramaxx gets mixed, but overall decent reviews from many contractor and installers. Many would deem the Ultramaxx a fair option given the right price point (and good quality installation). It still uses a pocket sill (the company refers to it as a full capture sill), which many installers point to as a poor design. Over time, water, pollen and other debris can build up and plug the inside of the frame, causing mildew and mold inside the frame. If homeowners are going to purchase Alside, we recommend the Ultramaxx. The Ultramaxx is similar in quality and cost to the Vinylmax Hyde Park Window.

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8000 Series

The 8000 Series is Alside's highest grade vinyl window that uses a sloped sill and solid weatherstripping. Performance wise it has fair numbers (but certainly not great); a U-factor of 0.30, an Air Infiltration of 0.10 and an SHGC of 0.28. The 8000 Series is similar in quality and cost to the base model from Champion - explore Champion windows prices.

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Alside Windows Prices From Past Customers



Sheffield Series
13 Double Hungs (inserts), 1/2 Screens
Sizes: Large
Price: $825 each
Included installation and exterior wrapping.
State: Minnesota
Project completed in 2011.


Sheffield Series (Triple Paned, Super Spacers)
13 Double Hungs 35"W x 60"H (11), Picture 47" x 59"H (1), Picture 35"W x 60"H (1)
Sizes: See above.
Price: $410 each
Included installation.
State: N/A
Project bid from 2010.


Excalibur Series
11 DH windows (Full Screens)
Size: Standard
Price: $300 each
Included installation.
State: Massachusetts
Project completed in 2010.


Excalibur Series
12 Double Hungs, 2 Bays
Size: Standard DHs, Normal Sized Bays
Price: $535 each
Included installation.
State: Massachusetts
Project completed in 2009.


UltraMaxx Series
Double Hung Vinyls (low-e, argon fills, half screens)
Dimensions: 51"W x 36"H (5), 51"W x 48"H (2), 24"W x 40"H (2), 39"W x 55"W (1 glass block)
Price: $540 each
Included installation.
State: Illinois
Project bid from 2012.


Ultramaxx Series (Climatech Glass)
14 double hungs, 1 Fixed, 1 Slider
Sizes: Varied
Price: $560 average for each
Included product and installation.
State: Indiana
Bid price from 2012.











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