I need 2 sliding Glass Doors for a rental unit (doors are side by side). Reason of review: Bad quality. In terms of installation, it's gonna be all over the board. The quotes I have received vary from $4,500 - $1,500 and the brands vary from Anderson to Slocomb. We want to replace it. 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. The Cabana Door is going to be less expensive and will fit in the existing opening so I would say go with this. Monetary Loss: $500. 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? Post Alside S Windows Patio Doors Sliding. Post Looking forward to your reply Dick - Homeowner - from 2016, Dick, I think you can do better than the United, but you will probably have to pay more. 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? The doors, which are available with white, tan, or brown … The house was built in 1976 and this is the original windows. I want something better than budget or builders grade, but I don't want to pay $1000 a door plus installation. Post I believe Great Lakes has blinds inside. Thanks for your help, Product or Service Mentioned: Alside Window 6100 Door. Tim - Site Editor - from 2016, Related Topic: Window Installation Prices. 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. Make sure to include your email address so they can get back to you directly (we never use or sell your email, we promise. Post 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. 2. According to the company’s website:. The company offers an extensive line of vinyl replacement, new construction, and sliding patio doors … 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 Alside is a manufacturer of sliding, replacement windows, gutters, downspouts, railing and insulation products for both homes and businesses. Alside Patio Doors A Guide To From Windows Mna Mn. I'm not familiar with any of the brands. 2 Alside Window 6100 Door Reviews And Complaints Ed Consumer. Finally, I like the Andersen vinyl patio doors that you can get through Home Depot. I figure a 6 feet slider is less "custom" and will cost less money. 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). I replaced all my Windows with Pella, but did not like their slider design, so I'm searching again. Title: 6100 Installation Instruction.m Author: MousaviM Created Date: 4/21/2004 4:56:53 PM Alside's Model 6100 patio door's solid construction and easy-glide operation ensure years of exceptional, maintenance-free performance. Post by Kate2 » Wed Jun 09, 2010 9:44 am, #22 You will be helped! Alside 6100 Series Patio Doors offer many features to complement your home. Also, could you give me some idea of what an install should cost. The 6400 or Promenade series door is all vinyl. Home Depot wants $1000 a door, which seems like a lot. by monyet » Tue Jun 08, 2010 5:36 pm, #19 Whether your décor is traditional, contemporary, or even transitional, Alside offers the patio door … Top 10 Best Sliding Patio Doors 2020 1. Can you recommend a good quality window? Are you familiar with these doors? The Andersen 200 is a decent option, but do you really want or need to go with a wood patio door? Post Even knowing nothing about Arcadia Windows and Doors, my pick would still be Sunrise, which makes much better windows and patio doors than Alside. Welded sashes. Post ProLine aluminum-clad sliding patio doors are the most affordable of the firm's extensive sliding and patio door lines, the maker says. 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. They are well made and not THAT expensive. Post Each "panel" is now 4 ft so the slider is 4 feet, too. Precision-engineered for maximum energy efficiency, 5100 Series 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. Just beginning, but we have two quotes so far. 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 Solid construction and easy-glide operation ensure years of exceptional,maintenance-free performance. 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. We have a brick home and in my opinion I feel like wood= root. There is a 12 ft slider in the master bedroom, single pane, aluminum. I could certainly be wrong about this, but you're the first I've heard this from. Have a question for our site editors, Dane and Tim? I have to be honest, I know nothing about Arcadia, but I do intend to find out in the near future. I deal in them and offer triple glazed with Krypton gas, and super spacer. 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. Acadia Patio Doors by Kate2 » Wed Jun 09, 2010 3:33 pm, #24 Thanks for your much needed opinion. 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. 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). 6400 Patio Doors Wc Alside. Please post. Scientific Home Services (in Skokie) gave me a nice quote for Soft-Lite door. 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. We have standard frame construction. by TheWindowNerd » Wed Jun 09, 2010 9:00 pm, #26 The Sunrise and Okna Doors will provide better performance and durability than either of your current selections. I reside in Connecticut, and need to replace a set of 6 ft. patio sliders. Pay the extra money for the sunrise and I will bet that 10 years down the road, you will be glad that you did! Plus, you can get a quick bid for the set up without too much effort. What do you think, are they the same quality? Alside 6100 Premium Vinyl Patio Door. I have narrowed it down to three choices...i think. 1. 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. I think the other route I would recommend is Don Young, who has several Texas-based factories. Alside Patio Doors extend your home’s ambience to the great outdoors, visually expanding and brightening any room. 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. by Window4U (IL) » Mon Jun 14, 2010 3:16 pm, #29 by monyet » Thu Jun 10, 2010 1:24 pm, #27 Alside - 6100 series or Promenade (6400 series) monyet, oh no. by Ericjeeper » Mon Jun 14, 2010 2:51 pm, #28 I live in Central NJ, and would like your thoughts. 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. So would anyone recommend Alside 6100 ($1500)? When the … We live in a center unit, and we'd like to keep as much glass area as possible. We just want a door that is going to last and won't cost us a fortune like Anderson. They might be able to suggest a better door than what HD carries. 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. Your advice helped me in the past, and I'm hoping you can steer me in the right direction again. Your reviews of Alside replacement windows are not that glowing. I've been told new pgt doors are not the same quality as my 2002 doors. The French Door is going to get just as much wear and tear in the section where animals are scratching, right? When they're out, ask them what doors they like and use. I'm willing to spend around $600 to $700 including screen if I need to. Promenade also incorporates Alside's more than 65 years of manufacturing excellence, further assurance of lasting quality and value. Post The Model 5100 Series Sliding Patio Door provides an exceptional, energy-efficient choice for today's light-filled homes and multi-family structures. I would ask the guys at HD which door they would buy if it were their house and see what they say. Find someone that sells the PH Tech sliding patio door. Post ), Hi Tim, We bought a new place in Huntsville, TX. Post So, without any further delay let’s begin. btw... doors are 72x80 For all those Replacement Window decisions - just read, review or post a question. Alside Window was first mentioned on PissedConsumer on Dec 10, 2009 and since then this brand received Original review posted by user Jul 12, 2018 Had an Alside 6100 sliding patio door installed. This window is on the east side on the house but faces an interior courtyard. 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. 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. Do you think i would be better off with an fd 101 there as well or is the cabana door sturdy enough? Installer commented that "Alside doors are never very clean from the factory". Building A170 Series Sliding Patio Door 10251d0 Arcat. I felt Milgard was very good, would love to buy a locally made product and think Milgard was from Sacramento, California. No wood has multichambers in the vinyl. Alside S Windows Patio Doors Sliding Promenade 6400. I'm not sure how many options they offer in patio sliders, but they would definitely be worth a look. Sunrise Don't worry my toes are not that sensitive. by buddy110 » Tue Jun 08, 2010 5:35 am, #17 Pella & Anderson in upscale neighborhoods where replacement window quality is important. They are still wonderful. 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. No reason to get upset! I'd suggest getting a few contractors or companies out to see what their suggestions are for the side door. To ensure the sliding … 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. Tim - Site Editor - from 2017, Hi, I am in the process of gathering quotes to replace an 8' sliding door. Alside Patio Doors A Guide To From Windows Mna Mn. Home : Review Topics : Patio Doors Reviews, Explore 5 patio doors reviews from consumers and industry experts. Overall we just want piece of mind that it's not going to break and fall apart since it's such a large door. Alside Window Overview. 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 … 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. What’s better than a portable sliding patio door? One it's for a United vinyl series 4500 for $800, and the other for Andersen 200 for about double that. Alside is known more as a builder quality company, while Sunrise has a reputation for quality workmanship and parts. 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. Alside Windows provides a limited lifetime warranty across its window products. Post 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. Thanks. In terms of the Cabana vs the French Door, I think it would depend on the amount of abuse it's getting. And the expanded glass area means added … Please all contribute. Alside - 6100 series or Promenade (6400 series) Sunrise Acadia Patio Doors I'm not familiar with any of the brands. That's just the doors, no labor. Sliding Patio Door Replacement Alside Windows And Doors Brcwindow. 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. Find out which replacement windows fared best in Consumer Reports' tests. 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. We put windows from brands such as Andersen, Atrium, Jeld-Wen, Pella, and Simonton through their paces. Email them and let them answer your specific project questions. We just want a door that is going to last and won't cost us a fortune like Anderson. Post your Questions and Comments about Vinyl Replacement Windows, #16 by monyet » Wed Jun 16, 2010 8:54 am. Alside 6100 Sliding Door. 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. Alside 6100 Patio Doors. by Windows on Washington » Wed Jun 09, 2010 8:57 pm, #25 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. I believe Sunrise and Okna vinyl windows are offered in your state (I'm not quite what part of the state you live in). 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. 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. We have installed Pella, Anderson, and Milgard in other houses. We just … Both of the selections I suggested are considered top brands that offer excellent windows and patio doors. Tim - Site Editor - from 2016, Hi Tim, In any case, if there were a way to get a group buy of 2, I'd be so happy. However we don't want aluminum again. 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 … 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. There is usually a trade off between frame thickness and performance. Today, we are going to review some of the best sliding patio doors available in the market. 6100 Sliding Patio Door. i understand cabana doors are not made as sturdy as the french doors. PetSafe Freedom Aluminium. Alside 6100 Patio Doors. I am thinking of making the sliding glass door part 6 feet with a 3 feet fixed on each side. We just want an overall good value. Tim - Site Editor - from 2016, Loved your website, great service for the consumer. Putting in a French Door would mean reconfiguring the opening (I would guess) and this is going to significantly add to the cost. Charlie - Homeowner - from 2016, Charlie, good to hear that your PGT windows and doors are holding up so well after 14 years! Do not need that high end this time. 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). Post Alside Patio Doors. 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 6 Foot Sliding Door Promenade 6400 Series With Single Prairie Grids Doors Exterior House Remodel Patio. He might be a bit slow to return phone calls now. BTW, if you do have any additional info on Arcadia, please send it over so I can share it with other consumers. I would get bids from local companies that sell these brands and see how the prices compare to the Andersen 200 bid. Promenade also incorporates Alside's more than 65 years of manufacturing excellence, further assurance of lasting quality and value. I haven't heard that the quality of PGT windows or patio doors have gone down over time. by TheWindowNerd » Tue Jun 08, 2010 9:19 pm, #20 Post We custom built our home in 2007. Related: Alside … What about the Alside 6100 sliding glass door - any comments on it you can share. Since there's numbers being thrown around, I'll add another data point. I don't know which specific door though. Thanks! - Homeowner - from 2017, Tom, I haven't heard of either of those doors — sorry. I do know that Dave was on vacation for the last couple of weeks. 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