by monyet » Tue Jun 08, 2010 5:36 pm, #19 Alside 6100 Patio Doors. I reside in Connecticut, and need to replace a set of 6 ft. patio sliders. by Kate2 » Tue Jun 08, 2010 9:42 am, #18 you will not be able to get tax credit with blinds inside the door, The Benefits of Vinyl Replacement Windows, Patio Door Alside 6100 vs Patio Door Simonton 5300, Re: Patio Door Alside 6100 vs Patio Door Simonton 5300. I need 2 sliding Glass Doors for a rental unit (doors are side by side). And the expanded glass area means added … 6100 Sliding Patio Door. IF the blinds option is around $400, then you might be looking at a really decent patio door for a price not much more than the Simonton 5300 / 5500. Your reviews of Alside replacement windows are not that glowing. Alside is known more as a builder quality company, while Sunrise has a reputation for quality workmanship and parts. Pay the extra money for the sunrise and I will bet that 10 years down the road, you will be glad that you did! For all those Replacement Window decisions - just read, review or post a question. Let me know what the local experts say - I'd be interested to know if there are any remedies available that I'm not thinking of. We custom built our home in 2007. Each "panel" is now 4 ft so the slider is 4 feet, too. I have narrowed it down to three choices...i think. The Cabana Door is going to be less expensive and will fit in the existing opening so I would say go with this. Please all contribute. Tim - Site Editor - from 2016, Hi Tim, Alside 6100 Series Patio Doors extend your home's ambience to the great outdoors, visually expanding and brightening any room; Whether your décor is traditional, contemporary or even transitional, Alside offers the patio door to suit your needs; Enjoy easy access to outside living with our 6100 Series Patio Door The company offers an extensive line of vinyl replacement, new construction, and sliding patio doors … Lynn - Homeowner - from 2016, Lynn, you are going to get some big swings in the cost of these doors, depending on whether they are custom or stock sizes. I haven't heard that the quality of PGT windows or patio doors have gone down over time. Home : Review Topics : Patio Doors Reviews, Explore 5 patio doors reviews from consumers and industry experts. Alside 6100 Series Patio Doors offer many features to complement your home. In terms of installation, it's gonna be all over the board. by Windows on Washington » Wed Jun 09, 2010 8:57 pm, #25 Alside 6100 Series Patio Doors extend your home's ambience to the great outdoors, visually expanding and brightening any room; Whether your dcor is traditional, contemporary or even transitional, Alside offers the patio door to suit your needs; Enjoy easy access to outside living with our 6100 Series Patio Door To ensure the sliding … by monyet » Wed Jun 09, 2010 8:57 am, #21 i understand cabana doors are not made as sturdy as the french doors. Jim - Homeowner - from 2016, Jim, I agree with you that you should stay away from wood, unless you HAVE TO HAVE wood for whatever reason. I would get bids from local companies that sell these brands and see how the prices compare to the Andersen 200 bid. The Andersen 200 is a decent option, but do you really want or need to go with a wood patio door? No wood has multichambers in the vinyl. Welded sashes. 2. Alside Windows provides a limited lifetime warranty across its window products. by monyet » Wed Jun 09, 2010 1:06 pm, #23 They are well made and not THAT expensive. Top 10 Best Sliding Patio Doors 2020 1. I believe Great Lakes has blinds inside. The 6400 or Promenade series door is all vinyl. Thanks for your much needed opinion. Post I'm not sure how they will compare in terms of the frame narrowness, I think you'll have to just see when they come out. I do know that Dave was on vacation for the last couple of weeks. This window is on the east side on the house but faces an interior courtyard. What’s better than a portable sliding patio door? They are still wonderful. Promenade also incorporates Alside's more than 65 years of manufacturing excellence, further assurance of lasting quality and value. Solid construction and easy-glide operation ensure years of exceptional,maintenance-free performance. Now I need to install an additional single pane aluminum cabana door and a 32" x 80" fd101 french door to match what i already have. Scientific Home Services (in Skokie) gave me a nice quote for Soft-Lite door. Alside - 6100 series or Promenade (6400 series) Post We just want a door that is going to last and won't cost us a fortune like Anderson. by monyet » Thu Jun 10, 2010 1:24 pm, #27 Related: Alside … I figure a 6 feet slider is less "custom" and will cost less money. That's just the doors, no labor. Whether your décor is traditional, contemporary, or even transitional, Alside offers the patio door … We put windows from brands such as Andersen, Atrium, Jeld-Wen, Pella, and Simonton through their paces. Plus, you can get a quick bid for the set up without too much effort. Product or Service Mentioned: Alside Window 6100 Door. Pella & Anderson in upscale neighborhoods where replacement window quality is important. We just want a door that is going to last and won't cost us a fortune like Anderson. by Window4U (IL) » Mon Jun 14, 2010 3:16 pm, #29 We have a brick home and in my opinion I feel like wood= root. If it were me, I'd probably stick with the PGT for the overall continuity of look for the home (assuming that the door design hasn't changed too much, you should definitely find out). When the … The Sunrise and Okna Doors will provide better performance and durability than either of your current selections. Sunrise Alside 6 Foot Sliding Door Promenade 6400 Series With Single Prairie Grids Doors Exterior House Remodel Patio. Overall we just want piece of mind that it's not going to break and fall apart since it's such a large door. Promenade also incorporates Alside's more than 65 years of manufacturing excellence, further assurance of lasting quality and value. 6400 Patio Doors Wc Alside. Putting in a French Door would mean reconfiguring the opening (I would guess) and this is going to significantly add to the cost. Tim - Site Editor - from 2016, I installed single pane aluminum pgt 5 x 3 casement windows, single hung windows, and french doors in my house in 2002. Post Have a question for our site editors, Dane and Tim? Today, we are going to review some of the best sliding patio doors available in the market. Post Tim - Site Editor - from 2016, Related Topic: Window Installation Prices. If you paint it, you will be hard pressed to really notice the difference anyway unless you are six inches from the surface. 1. I would use craigslist or angles list and find a few people who install doors for a living and have them come out and give you a bid. Post My experience with the contractor who would be installing is good, so I am not really concerned about installation issues, just any problems with the door quality from Alside. I'm not sure how many options they offer in patio sliders, but they would definitely be worth a look. Precision-built with premium vinyl construction, ultra-efficient insulating components and high-performance glass, Promenade delivers all the "must-haves" in the ideal patio door. We want to replace it. BTW, if you do have any additional info on Arcadia, please send it over so I can share it with other consumers. Alside Patio Doors A Guide To From Windows Mna Mn. The house was built in 1976 and this is the original windows. Tim - Site Editor - from 2016, Loved your website, great service for the consumer. Re: Alside Promenade vs Himark 800 Series Patio Door #9 Post by TheWindowNerd » Fri Aug 16, 2013 1:30 pm Tue we will do another 6' to replace a wood center hinged French door. Alside is a manufacturer of sliding, replacement windows, gutters, downspouts, railing and insulation products for both homes and businesses. Thanks! In summer, it repels heat and glare … In any case, if there were a way to get a group buy of 2, I'd be so happy. Do you think i would be better off with an fd 101 there as well or is the cabana door sturdy enough? 2 Alside Window 6100 Door Reviews And Complaints Ed Consumer. Thanks. Preferred solution: Refund some of my money for the inferior prodcut and because of having to pay higher heat bills becuase the patio doors are NOT as advertised.. Alside Window Cons: Seal failure, Air goes right through the door. - Homeowner - from 2017, Tom, I haven't heard of either of those doors — sorry. I don't know which specific door though. We have standard frame construction. Precision-engineered for maximum energy efficiency, 5100 Series Patio Doors … Post Alside 6100 Sliding Door. Sliding Patio Door Replacement Alside Windows And Doors Brcwindow. btw... doors are 72x80 Alside's Model 6100 patio door's solid construction and easy-glide operation ensure years of exceptional, maintenance-free performance. I deal in them and offer triple glazed with Krypton gas, and super spacer. Our current unit is aluminum, and has a relatively narrow frame, so any item we choose will result in some glass loss I'm sure. There is a 12 ft slider in the master bedroom, single pane, aluminum. A sliding patio door … ), Hi Tim, We bought a new place in Huntsville, TX. Alside 6100 Patio Doors. Wood is very nice to look at, but it also has a number of disadvantages such as cost and maintenance (I find lots of consumers use an interior color or finish that hides the wood grain anyway). I tend to think that as PGT has become more popular, they get more scrutiny from consumers and homeowners and this brings about more negative reviews (due to greater consumer use and not necessarily a greater percentage of disgruntled customers). Email them and let them answer your specific project questions. So would anyone recommend Alside 6100 ($1500)? One it's for a United vinyl series 4500 for $800, and the other for Andersen 200 for about double that. Looking forward to your reply I would also grill the PGT rep over the quality issue and maybe solicit one or two unbiased opinions from places around you that carry the product. Since there's numbers being thrown around, I'll add another data point. Do not need that high end this time. I felt Milgard was very good, would love to buy a locally made product and think Milgard was from Sacramento, California. Are you familiar with these doors? I think the other route I would recommend is Don Young, who has several Texas-based factories. I believe Sunrise and Okna vinyl windows are offered in your state (I'm not quite what part of the state you live in). Vinyl Sash and Mainframe: “For as long as the Original Purchaser–Present Property Owner shall own and live in the property, the rigidized vinyl in the window/patio door sash frames and in the window/patio door … Find out which replacement windows fared best in Consumer Reports' tests. Just beginning, but we have two quotes so far. Building A170 Series Sliding Patio Door 10251d0 Arcat. by Ericjeeper » Mon Jun 14, 2010 2:51 pm, #28 Thanks for your help, Make sure to include your email address so they can get back to you directly (we never use or sell your email, we promise. Monetary Loss: $500. What about the Alside 6100 sliding glass door - any comments on it you can share. ClimaTech insulated glass package combines multi-layered low-emissivity (Low-E) glass and argon gas.In the winter, it lets in solar heat and holds the warm air inside. I have to be honest, I know nothing about Arcadia, but I do intend to find out in the near future. We have installed Pella, Anderson, and Milgard in other houses. I would ask the guys at HD which door they would buy if it were their house and see what they say. Before one dismisses the patio door on account of the price, the built-in blinds option adds a significant cost to the sliding patio door, so if you're looking for a standard patio door without built-in blinds, perhaps you might consider the Sunrise, just a suggestion. Alside Window was first mentioned on PissedConsumer on Dec 10, 2009 and since then this brand received Post I want something better than budget or builders grade, but I don't want to pay $1000 a door plus installation. Alside Patio Doors A Guide To From Windows Mna Mn. Don't worry my toes are not that sensitive. by TheWindowNerd » Wed Jun 09, 2010 9:00 pm, #26 The salesman pushed us towards the 6100 series because it has a white pine wood mainframe. I know that Milgard has a factory in Texas and they make a specialty line specifically for the hot Texas climate -- so in a sense you would be buying locally. You will be helped! Do you have any opinions regarding whet our best choices might lie, and do we need to specify replacement products, or will new conduction models work as well? I am thinking of making the sliding glass door part 6 feet with a 3 feet fixed on each side. Re: Patio Door Alside 6100 vs Patio Door Simonton 5300 #26 Post by monyet » Thu Jun 10, 2010 6:24 pm Kate2 wrote: Scientific Home Services (in Skokie) gave me a nice quote for Soft-Lite door. Home Depot wants $1000 a door, which seems like a lot. Alside Patio Doors extend your home’s ambience to the great outdoors, visually expanding and brightening any room. We chose Alside for our windows and sliding patio doors due to a recommendation by Parr Windows that we used for the supply and installation. Acadia Patio Doors Reason of review: Bad quality. by monyet » Wed Jun 16, 2010 8:54 am. ProLine aluminum-clad sliding patio doors are the most affordable of the firm's extensive sliding and patio door lines, the maker says. I replaced all my Windows with Pella, but did not like their slider design, so I'm searching again. I'm not familiar with any of the brands. Re: Patio Door Alside 6100 vs Patio Door Simonton 5300 #4 Post by Skydawggy » Mon Jun 07, 2010 4:34 pm A multipoint lock for securing a door to a door frame includes a tie bar longitudinally movable on the door … Installer commented that "Alside doors are never very clean from the factory". Our house is 20 years old, I'm the 2nd owner and we plan on staying in the property for 5 more years then turning it into a rental property. Tim - Site Editor - from 2017, Hi, I am in the process of gathering quotes to replace an 8' sliding door. I'm willing to spend around $600 to $700 including screen if I need to. The doors, which are available with white, tan, or brown … What do you think, are they the same quality? In terms of the Cabana vs the French Door, I think it would depend on the amount of abuse it's getting. by Kate2 » Wed Jun 09, 2010 9:44 am, #22 Post your Questions and Comments about Vinyl Replacement Windows, #16 Alside - 6100 series or Promenade (6400 series) Sunrise Acadia Patio Doors I'm not familiar with any of the brands. There is usually a trade off between frame thickness and performance. Post Alside Window Overview. Post Title: 6100 Installation Instruction.m Author: MousaviM Created Date: 4/21/2004 4:56:53 PM We live in a center unit, and we'd like to keep as much glass area as possible. However we don't want aluminum again. I've been looking at the highly regarded Sunrise patio door, and been quoted $2200 WITH built-in blinds ( a required feature by the SO ). monyet, oh no. Post Post Post Charlie - Homeowner - from 2016, Charlie, good to hear that your PGT windows and doors are holding up so well after 14 years! by Kate2 » Wed Jun 09, 2010 3:33 pm, #24 The Model 5100 Series Sliding Patio Door provides an exceptional, energy-efficient choice for today's light-filled homes and multi-family structures. We just … Post Post When they're out, ask them what doors they like and use. Find someone that sells the PH Tech sliding patio door. by buddy110 » Tue Jun 08, 2010 5:35 am, #17 Alside 6100 Premium Vinyl Patio Door. I live in Central NJ, and would like your thoughts. No reason to get upset! We just want an overall good value. Each Alside 6100 Series Patio Door is solidly constructed for strength and thermal protection using a vinyl-clad white pine substructure and metal reinforced vertical sash members. I'm looking at a Master Piece composite door at home depot which is $568 plus the screen and also a Stanley vinyl door (Model# 600008) which is $569 with screen ... any thoughts on those doors? Alside Patio Doors. Your advice helped me in the past, and I'm hoping you can steer me in the right direction again. No to hijack the thread, Kate2, but I'm also in the Chicago area and I'm also in the market for a new patio door. Precision-built with premium vinyl construction, ultra-efficient insulating components and high-performance glass, Promenade delivers all the "must-haves" in the ideal patio door. PetSafe Freedom Aluminium. I've been told new pgt doors are not the same quality as my 2002 doors. According to the company’s website:. Since we live in a condo, we have a few restrictions re color and style, but it seems that most companies have something that we can use. I hate to see you spend a bunch of money and the door looks horrible a year later. Also, could you give me some idea of what an install should cost. I'd suggest getting a few contractors or companies out to see what their suggestions are for the side door. Original review posted by user Jul 12, 2018 Had an Alside 6100 sliding patio door installed. Dick - Homeowner - from 2016, Dick, I think you can do better than the United, but you will probably have to pay more. I could certainly be wrong about this, but you're the first I've heard this from. by TheWindowNerd » Tue Jun 08, 2010 9:19 pm, #20 The French Door is going to get just as much wear and tear in the section where animals are scratching, right? Alside S Windows Patio Doors Sliding. Even knowing nothing about Arcadia Windows and Doors, my pick would still be Sunrise, which makes much better windows and patio doors than Alside. However, it seems that you got a good quote on Sunrise door, I don't think that you'll find anything better / cheaper especially if you want blinds inside. He might be a bit slow to return phone calls now. They might be able to suggest a better door than what HD carries. Can you recommend a good quality window? Finally, I like the Andersen vinyl patio doors that you can get through Home Depot. The quotes I have received vary from $4,500 - $1,500 and the brands vary from Anderson to Slocomb. Alside S Windows Patio Doors Sliding 6100 Door. Alside S Windows Patio Doors Sliding Promenade 6400. So, without any further delay let’s begin. Please post. Both of the selections I suggested are considered top brands that offer excellent windows and patio doors. The cabana door would replace the garage side entry door that receives a lot of abuse, especially at the bottom kick plate when either my dogs scratch to come in or i push to open with my foot when carrying loads. 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