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When you want to have Andersen windows without paying the highest price, you may consider Andersen 100 Series. These windows have an interesting style and clean look. Once installed, 100 series are gonna add that shiny look, your house deserves.
The Beauty of Andersen 100 Series
The interior of the window has much cleaner look than vinyl windows. All the corners of the Andersen 100 series window have a clean cut and you don’t see any uncut vinyl from fusion welding. That makes your window look like part of the room. Andersen 100 series window does not have balance covers and night latches. The window can be made in 4 interior colors.
The thickness of the frame and sash combined is 2’’. It makes the window look very slim and elegant. It is especially good if you have smaller windows in the house. It means you are not gonna loose any glass area. You may increase your glass area if your old windows have thick frame and sashes.
The exterior of the window looks very clean as well. Once the Andersen 100 series window is installed, it is easily becomes part of the house and enhances the beauty and attractiveness. The window can be made in 6 exterior colors.
Performance of Andersen 100 Series
Andersen 100 series window is Energy Star qualified window. U-factor of the window is 0.27, SHGC is 0.32. Low-E glass and Argon Gas are standard option in 100 series. The window is available in single hung option only. It means that only bottom sash is moving and can be tilted in for easy cleaning.
Air infiltration rating is 0.3, which is lower than the industry average of 0.33, but not impressive. It means you may feel some small streams of air coming into the house and out of the house without your permission.
The Andersen 100 series window has durable block and tackle balance system. It does not need lubrication or adjustment, it can be opened and closed about 28,000 times before failing.
Quality of The Andersen 100 Series Window
Andersen 100 Series window is made from Fibrex material. The Andersen window company claims, that this material is much more durable and better performing than vinyl. It does not expand in summer or contracts in winter. Andersen company gives 10 year transferrable warranty on the window and 20 years on the glass from the date of manufacturing. When cleaning the frame of the window, you should use appropriate cleaner recommending by Anderson. Some of vinyl cleaners cannot be used on Fibrex.
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