Alside is a manufacturer of sliding, replacement windows, gutters, downspouts, railing and insulation products for both homes and businesses. Both of the selections I suggested are considered top brands that offer excellent windows and patio doors. by monyet » Tue Jun 08, 2010 5:36 pm, #19 ), Hi Tim, We bought a new place in Huntsville, TX. Product or Service Mentioned: Alside Window 6100 Door. 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? by Ericjeeper » Mon Jun 14, 2010 2:51 pm, #28 I am thinking of making the sliding glass door part 6 feet with a 3 feet fixed on each side. Alside Patio Doors A Guide To From Windows Mna Mn. Since there's numbers being thrown around, I'll add another data point. Welded sashes. According to the company’s website:. 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 ). Alside Patio Doors A Guide To From Windows Mna Mn. The Sunrise and Okna Doors will provide better performance and durability than either of your current selections. I do know that Dave was on vacation for the last couple of weeks. 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. Have a question for our site editors, Dane and Tim? Are you familiar with these doors? Post by monyet » Wed Jun 09, 2010 1:06 pm, #23 Home : Review Topics : Patio Doors Reviews, Explore 5 patio doors reviews from consumers and industry experts. 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. I don't know which specific door though. 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. Post Alside 6100 Patio Doors. Can you recommend a good quality window? Do you think i would be better off with an fd 101 there as well or is the cabana door sturdy enough? What’s better than a portable sliding patio door? 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. Thanks for your help, There is a 12 ft slider in the master bedroom, single pane, aluminum. The company offers an extensive line of vinyl replacement, new construction, and sliding patio doors … Please post. Title: 6100 Installation Instruction.m Author: MousaviM Created Date: 4/21/2004 4:56:53 PM The house was built in 1976 and this is the original windows. In terms of the Cabana vs the French Door, I think it would depend on the amount of abuse it's getting. We have standard frame construction. 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. Alside Patio Doors extend your home’s ambience to the great outdoors, visually expanding and brightening any room. Dick - Homeowner - from 2016, Dick, I think you can do better than the United, but you will probably have to pay more. Alside S Windows Patio Doors Sliding. Thanks for your much needed opinion. Find out which replacement windows fared best in Consumer Reports' tests. btw... doors are 72x80 The doors, which are available with white, tan, or brown … We just want a door that is going to last and won't cost us a fortune like Anderson. Finally, I like the Andersen vinyl patio doors that you can get through Home Depot. Thanks. Solid construction and easy-glide operation ensure years of exceptional,maintenance-free performance. 6400 Patio Doors Wc Alside. Promenade also incorporates Alside's more than 65 years of manufacturing excellence, further assurance of lasting quality and value. by Kate2 » Wed Jun 09, 2010 3:33 pm, #24 Make sure to include your email address so they can get back to you directly (we never use or sell your email, we promise. Tim - Site Editor - from 2016, Loved your website, great service for the consumer. Acadia Patio Doors They are still wonderful. Post your Questions and Comments about Vinyl Replacement Windows, #16 Post What about the Alside 6100 sliding glass door - any comments on it you can share. Post In summer, it repels heat and glare … I want something better than budget or builders grade, but I don't want to pay $1000 a door plus installation. However we don't want aluminum again. Post Tim - Site Editor - from 2016, Hi Tim, Alside 6100 Premium Vinyl Patio Door. 2 Alside Window 6100 Door Reviews And Complaints Ed Consumer. 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. 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. 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. A sliding patio door … I'm not familiar with any of the brands. One it's for a United vinyl series 4500 for $800, and the other for Andersen 200 for about double that. by monyet » Wed Jun 09, 2010 8:57 am, #21 Each "panel" is now 4 ft so the slider is 4 feet, too. 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 Plus, you can get a quick bid for the set up without too much effort. Post And the expanded glass area means added … We just … 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. 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. I could certainly be wrong about this, but you're the first I've heard this from. 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'm not sure how many options they offer in patio sliders, but they would definitely be worth a look. That's just the doors, no labor. This window is on the east side on the house but faces an interior courtyard. Post The French Door is going to get just as much wear and tear in the section where animals are scratching, right? Sunrise Alside 6100 Patio Doors. No reason to get upset! I would get bids from local companies that sell these brands and see how the prices compare to the Andersen 200 bid. by TheWindowNerd » Wed Jun 09, 2010 9:00 pm, #26 The 6400 or Promenade series door is all vinyl. We just want an overall good value. Thanks! I believe Sunrise and Okna vinyl windows are offered in your state (I'm not quite what part of the state you live in). Tim - Site Editor - from 2016, Related Topic: Window Installation Prices. Pay the extra money for the sunrise and I will bet that 10 years down the road, you will be glad that you did! Monetary Loss: $500. I figure a 6 feet slider is less "custom" and will cost less money. 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. I believe Great Lakes has blinds inside. I haven't heard that the quality of PGT windows or patio doors have gone down over time. I would ask the guys at HD which door they would buy if it were their house and see what they say. Related: Alside … Do not need that high end this time. Also, could you give me some idea of what an install should cost. Looking forward to your reply The salesman pushed us towards the 6100 series because it has a white pine wood mainframe. Alside - 6100 series or Promenade (6400 series) Sunrise Acadia Patio Doors I'm not familiar with any of the brands. 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. Find someone that sells the PH Tech sliding patio door. by buddy110 » Tue Jun 08, 2010 5:35 am, #17 When the … Putting in a French Door would mean reconfiguring the opening (I would guess) and this is going to significantly add to the cost. Post Your advice helped me in the past, and I'm hoping you can steer me in the right direction again. What do you think, are they the same quality? Alside 6100 Series Patio Doors offer many features to complement your home. 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. You will be helped! We put windows from brands such as Andersen, Atrium, Jeld-Wen, Pella, and Simonton through their paces. Reason of review: Bad quality. To ensure the sliding … Alside Patio Doors. The Model 5100 Series Sliding Patio Door provides an exceptional, energy-efficient choice for today's light-filled homes and multi-family structures. by Kate2 » Tue Jun 08, 2010 9:42 am, #18 6100 Sliding Patio Door. I think the other route I would recommend is Don Young, who has several Texas-based factories. Precision-engineered for maximum energy efficiency, 5100 Series Patio Doors … The quotes I have received vary from $4,500 - $1,500 and the brands vary from Anderson to Slocomb. 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). Promenade also incorporates Alside's more than 65 years of manufacturing excellence, further assurance of lasting quality and value. So would anyone recommend Alside 6100 ($1500)? by monyet » Wed Jun 16, 2010 8:54 am. There is usually a trade off between frame thickness and performance. We live in a center unit, and we'd like to keep as much glass area as possible. I hate to see you spend a bunch of money and the door looks horrible a year later. Tim - Site Editor - from 2017, Hi, I am in the process of gathering quotes to replace an 8' sliding door. Alside 6 Foot Sliding Door Promenade 6400 Series With Single Prairie Grids Doors Exterior House Remodel Patio. 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 … 1. Alside 6100 Sliding Door. They are well made and not THAT expensive. I have to be honest, I know nothing about Arcadia, but I do intend to find out in the near future. Alside Window was first mentioned on PissedConsumer on Dec 10, 2009 and since then this brand received by Window4U (IL) » Mon Jun 14, 2010 3:16 pm, #29 Post Post 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 live in Central NJ, and would like your thoughts. Whether your décor is traditional, contemporary, or even transitional, Alside offers the patio door … 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. 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. 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 … by TheWindowNerd » Tue Jun 08, 2010 9:19 pm, #20 Building A170 Series Sliding Patio Door 10251d0 Arcat. I'd suggest getting a few contractors or companies out to see what their suggestions are for the side door. 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). They might be able to suggest a better door than what HD carries. Post 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. Alside Window Overview. Don't worry my toes are not that sensitive. Your reviews of Alside replacement windows are not that glowing. My one concern about the Cabana Door would be damage to the lower glass plates if the dogs jumped up and continually banged against it, the glass plates are definitely not going to be as sturdy as a non movable pane of glass. Post Alside's Model 6100 patio door's solid construction and easy-glide operation ensure years of exceptional, maintenance-free performance. I replaced all my Windows with Pella, but did not like their slider design, so I'm searching again. Original review posted by user Jul 12, 2018 Had an Alside 6100 sliding patio door installed. We custom built our home in 2007. Alside S Windows Patio Doors Sliding Promenade 6400. So, without any further delay let’s begin. He might be a bit slow to return phone calls now. by monyet » Thu Jun 10, 2010 1:24 pm, #27 monyet, oh no. 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. Just beginning, but we have two quotes so far. ProLine aluminum-clad sliding patio doors are the most affordable of the firm's extensive sliding and patio door lines, the maker says. Top 10 Best Sliding Patio Doors 2020 1. by Windows on Washington » Wed Jun 09, 2010 8:57 pm, #25 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. BTW, if you do have any additional info on Arcadia, please send it over so I can share it with other consumers. Overall we just want piece of mind that it's not going to break and fall apart since it's such a large door. Home Depot wants $1000 a door, which seems like a lot. 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. Alside is known more as a builder quality company, while Sunrise has a reputation for quality workmanship and parts. Post 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). 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. Alside - 6100 series or Promenade (6400 series) i understand cabana doors are not made as sturdy as the french doors. We have installed Pella, Anderson, and Milgard in other houses. 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. When they're out, ask them what doors they like and use. We want to replace it. Charlie - Homeowner - from 2016, Charlie, good to hear that your PGT windows and doors are holding up so well after 14 years! Scientific Home Services (in Skokie) gave me a nice quote for Soft-Lite door. Pella & Anderson in upscale neighborhoods where replacement window quality is important. by Kate2 » Wed Jun 09, 2010 9:44 am, #22 Alside Windows provides a limited lifetime warranty across its window products. 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 I have narrowed it down to three choices...i think. I'm willing to spend around $600 to $700 including screen if I need to. In any case, if there were a way to get a group buy of 2, I'd be so happy. We just want a door that is going to last and won't cost us a fortune like Anderson. I deal in them and offer triple glazed with Krypton gas, and super spacer. PetSafe Freedom Aluminium. - Homeowner - from 2017, Tom, I haven't heard of either of those doors — sorry. Installer commented that "Alside doors are never very clean from the factory". The Cabana Door is going to be less expensive and will fit in the existing opening so I would say go with this. 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