Help with a quote of Vytex Potomac.

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Re: Help with a quote of Vytex Potomac.

#16 Post by masterext » Sun Jun 07, 2020 3:59 pm

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He said RBA told him they could go down to the original studs. Wouldnt that be new construction? Unless Im missing something here.

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Re: Help with a quote of Vytex Potomac.

#17 Post by Windows on Washington » Mon Jun 08, 2020 4:37 am

Standard full tear. They don't do anything flanged.

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Re: Help with a quote of Vytex Potomac.

#18 Post by dmbarney » Mon Jun 08, 2020 10:04 am

We also have one more company coming out tomorrow. They use the Okna brand of window. How does the 600 or 800 line compare to the Potomac HP? Thanks once again for you help on this!

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Re: Help with a quote of Vytex Potomac.

#19 Post by Windows on Washington » Mon Jun 08, 2020 1:50 pm

I like both the 600 and 800 better than the HP.

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Re: Help with a quote of Vytex Potomac.

#20 Post by dmbarney » Mon Jun 08, 2020 3:18 pm

What makes you like them better? Better performance, nicer look, better frame, warranty?

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Re: Help with a quote of Vytex Potomac.

#21 Post by TheWindowNerd » Mon Jun 08, 2020 8:44 pm

My lead mechanics like the 800 better than the HP.
Why, it is a better window and more installer friendly.

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Re: Help with a quote of Vytex Potomac.

#22 Post by dmbarney » Mon Jun 08, 2020 8:52 pm

TheWindowNerd wrote:
Mon Jun 08, 2020 8:44 pm
My lead mechanics like the 800 better than the HP.
Why, it is a better window and more installer friendly.

wayne theWindowNerd
Wayne, would your guys feel the same about the 600 series as well?

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Re: Help with a quote of Vytex Potomac.

#23 Post by TheWindowNerd » Tue Jun 09, 2020 6:50 am

Thy would, but they are really stuck on the 800, for good reason. If you are doing the flanged install then the 6600 or 5500.
The owners of Okna are building small subdivisions locally. They are using the 6600.

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Re: Help with a quote of Vytex Potomac.

#24 Post by dmbarney » Tue Jun 09, 2020 9:46 pm

Okay, met with our last dealer (Window Universe here in NE Ohio) with very high marks on Angie’s List. No crazy sales tactics just filled out what windows we needed on a price sheet and that was it. What a breath of fresh air! We asked a lot of questions and he answered all of them. Going with the Okna 600 series. From what I have read on this forum it’s a good window. Part of the reason we are replacing our windows (outside of many failed seals) is that I want to replace my old oak trim/casings. They offer a full frame replacement which means pulling the old casings off and removing the original frames. From what I understand this will get me a slightly larger window/glass than just replacing what is there. Otherwise they would just replace the windows without removing the casings. They are asking $150 per window. I am thinking about adding that but wanted to run it by you guys first.

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#25 Post by masterext » Wed Jun 10, 2020 2:10 pm

The Okna 600 is a great window. You will be very happy with it.

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Re: Help with a quote of Vytex Potomac.

#26 Post by toddinmn » Wed Jun 10, 2020 4:08 pm

$150 upcharge is very good pricing.

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Re: Help with a quote of Vytex Potomac.

#27 Post by HomeSealed » Thu Jun 11, 2020 1:29 pm

toddinmn wrote:
Wed Jun 10, 2020 4:08 pm
$150 upcharge is very good pricing.
That's an understatement

Good window choice though overall.

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