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Okna Windows Reviews

Read 28 Okna windows reviews on their 400 Series (Precision Weld), 500 Series (Insul-Tec), 800 Series (Enviro-Star), as well as their 900 Series (Starmark) composite frame.

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Related Topics: Okna Window Prices | 400 Series | 500 Series | 700 Casement Series

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Editor's Okna Window Review

Okna vinyl windows sit at the very top of the rather large vinyl window industry as a whole, along with Soft-Lite, Sunrise and Polaris. (But remember that many companies make 3 different levels of window, their economy, their mid range and their premium model.) The fact that Okna is often mentioned in this very top tier is impressive given that fact that there are literally hundreds of vinyl window manufacturers in the United States. Okna offers some nice wood veneer interior options that consumers would do well to take a look at - the look of wood without the maintenance and cost! (Click to explore Sunrise window reviews.)

The company manufactures 5 different window models that have both names and numbers attached to them. There is the 400 Series or Precision Weld, 500 Series or Insul-Tec, 700 Series which are Casements and Awnings, 800 Series or Envirostar, and finally the 900 Series or Starmark. Note that the 900 Starmark is a composite window, not a vinyl window frame like the other 4 series.

The company offers two basic packages, their Standard and Deluxe. The Deluxe is an upgraded glass and performance package that will improve the energy efficiency of the windows - expect to add $50 per window for this upgrade.

The only real downside to Okna is availability - they are Pennsylvania based and have good distribution in neighboring states and the region in general, however they are not available in the west. We hope they do expand, because they are one of our top picks for consumers.

Okna Vinyl Windows

The 400 Precision Weld is their economy or entry level window that is okay. It's not a bad window (a good one for an entry level window), but it isn't going to offer the same energy efficiency numbers or durability as the 500, 700 or 800 models. The step up is the 500 Insul-Tec and here is where you are getting a very good vinyl window. It might lack a few of the bells and whistles of the 800, but it is an excellent window and probably the best consumer value in the Okna fleet.

The 500 model is going to be on the thinner side compared with other vinyl windows, which consumers are going to like (more viewing area, less frame.) Other window companies often market a thinner frame, but these come with worse performance, while the 500 maintains some nice energy efficiency marks. (If someone asked me, what is the best window for the price, I would have to mention the 500 Series with the Deluxe glass package) The 700 series is their casement and awnings and they are comparable in quality and cost to the 500 Series.

The 800 EnviroStar is the premium vinyl window from Okna and one of the best vinyl windows available. An excellent window, but it is pricey and some consumers balk at paying such a premium price for a vinyl window. (It is worth noting that well made vinyl windows will blow the doors off of wood windows in terms of energy efficiency - organic materials can never match inorganic in this regard.)

Okna Composite Windows

The 900 Starmark window is a composite window that also sits at the very top of the composite windows on the market. The 900 is quite bulky, but if you can get past the depth and bulk, it is a fantastic performing window that is sturdy and strong. The Starmark is going to be thicker from the edge of the glass to the edge of the frame compared to their 500 or 800 model.

Okna Windows Warranty

The Okna window warranty is one of the strongest in the business. It covers the windows for the life of the owner and is completely transferable to another homeowner. It's a single page warranty that you can actually read, instead of the some 3 page tiny print warranty that looks like its written by a team of lawyers and full of confusing language.

Tim - Site Editor - from 2016



Okna 400 Windows Reviews


Okna 400 Window Review

I got quotes from a dealer for both the 400 Precision Weld and the Gorell 5100. I need 4 sliders, 3 of them large ones, and 6 double hung windows. The Oknas would be $5750. The Gorells are $5950. The dealer said the Oknas are better, but the price difference is mainly because their sliders are less expensive. My question is, if price is ignored, which is better in quality? Are the prices reasonable, or should I look at something else?

Mary - Homeowner - from 2011

[Contractor Response]

Gorell is a good window, but Oknas are better. They're just a higher class window. The pricing for the Oknas is great, you'll have decent energy efficiency too. If you're install is good, then you won't really do any better than these.

Holland - Contractor - from 2011

[2nd Response]

Okna... although the Gorell is also good. The only thing I'd recommend is looking at the Okna 500s. They're a little more expensive, but not much, and they are a better product. I work with both of these windows, and I have to say the Okna is better all around. There's nothing wrong with Gorell, they just aren't at the same level as the Oknas. That price quote for either one is really good.

John - Installer - from 2011


Okna 400 vs 500 Series

Hi Dane, I am looking to install the OKNA windows and have requested the installer in my area about the 500 series. He told me the 500 is not used for replacement windows but for new construction. Yet I see from a number of reviews this is not so. They only carry the 400 and can obtain the 800 but they informed me there is minimal difference.

From what I read I feel like u am not being provided full disclosure. How do I find an installer who carries the 500 series. I live in Easton PA.

Kind regards,

Ann - Homeowner - from 2015

[Site Editor's Response]

Ann, the 500 Series or Insul Tec is listed right on their website under replacement windows so unless something has changed with their line up that I am unaware of, I don't what he's talking about. Yes, something seems a bit off about the person you are working with.

I tried to contact Okna, but I couldn't get an actual person on the phone to see if anything has changed. I would suggest filling in your information on their website and see what they come back with in terms of installers in your area. I would also suggest getting a couple of additional bids, Sunrise and Soft-Lite should be in your area.

Tim - Site Editor - from 2015


Okna 500 Windows Reviews


Okna 500 Series vs Andersen Silverline 9500

Hi Tim. I was looking to replace 7 55 yr old double hung windows in my house in north/central NJ. Was about to buy Andersen Silverline (9500 series), but after reading your website I thought I should look around some more.

Any suggestions for other options in my area? I am currently working with a contractor on a kitchen remodel, so if I need to purchase the windows through his account if not offered directly to the consumer, that's not an issue.

Mike - Homeowner - from 2016

[Site Editor's Response]

Hi Mike, I'm not quite sure what he has access to, but my top four vinyl window manufacturers on the east coast would be Okna, Soft-Lite, Sunrise, and Polaris - in that order. The companies are going to be more expensive than the Silverline for sure, but I always point out that from a long term basis, you will usually save money by going with a high quality brand coupled with proper installation. Each of these companies has a number of models they sell, each of which has a different price point. I typically recommend going with the mid range option to get the best value for your dollar - so the Okna 500 model, the Standard Sunrise, the Soft-Lite Pro or Classic and the Polaris ThermalWeld.

Let me know if any of these recommendations works out!

- Site Editor - from 2016


Okna 500 vs 800

The contractor reviews say the Okna 800 is one of the very best windows. The U value is .36. The 500 U is .25. Seems like the 500 would be a better choice. What am I missing?

Mark - Homeowner - from 2015

[Site Editor's Response]

Mark, there are so many variables when it comes to testing windows that it's easy to see numbers(especially online) that sort of spin the truth one way of the other. Check out the nfrc.org website. Go to verify ratings, residential, search by manufacturer - compare the Okna 500 vs 800 against one another and you should see very similar numbers. The U-factor on their standard low-e glass should be MUCH less than that. The 500 is an excellent window and honestly probably the better value. The 800 is a top of the line vinyl window that will have similar numbers, if anything just slightly better numbers.

Tim - Site Editor - from 2015


Sunrise Windows vs Okna 500 Series

I received quotes for Sunrise and Okna 500 windows, Okna 500 being $300 cheaper. The salesperson told me that Sunrise uses Cardinal glass which is much better than Okna's glass. Is that the case? Also, which is better Sunrise or Okna 500, if I am considering replacing two double hung windows with one slider (76 x 48)?

Natalie - Homeowner - from 2015

[Site Editor's Response]

Natalie, I've never heard that the Sunrise glass is better than Okna. I don't actually know what type of glass Okna uses. I would say this - ask the salesperson to give you the U-factor, air infiltration and Design Pressure numbers for the Sunrise and Okna 500 and see how they compare. The lower the U-factor and AI the better - with DP numbers, the higher the better (not as important, but I'm just curious). Make sure he is comparing apples to apples, the standard low-e glass with argon fills. Okna has some pretty awesome AI numbers. I've always been under the impression that the Okna would perform slightly better than the Sunrise. I would LOVE to hear what he says. Beyond this, both of these vinyl windows are excellent. I would say at this point that the installation quality would be more important than deciding between two very well performing vinyl windows.

Dane - Site Editor - from 2015


Okna 500 Double Hungs

I'm currently looking to replace some old steel casement windows in my home, which was built in 1950. I was interested in the Okna 500 series in the double hung style, but the only local dealer in my area which carries Okna windows only seems to deal the 400 and 800 series. While looking at the 400 series display in their showroom, it looked to me that the 400 series features an interior weeping system, but the brochure they gave me on the 400 series features a picture of the double hung which appears to have holes in the exterior sill for external weeping (not sure if that's the correct terminology) and it doesn't explicitly state anything about the weeping system. I'm thinking either the dealer's display model was old/outdated or that the picture in the brochure was not of an actual window.

Does anyone know which type of weeping system the Okna 400 windows use?

Jason - Homeowner - from 2015

[Site Editor's Response]

Hi Jason, it's interesting you are having an issue finding the 500 Series, someone else just mentioned having the same problem, not sure why the local rep would not carry their most popular replacement window model. You may want to submit your information to their website and see if any additional dealers are available in your area. The best way that I can explain this is that the weep holes on the 400 Series are secondary drain paths. The window has a 1 piece sloped sill that properly drains most or all of the water and is the best sill system on the market. The weep holes on the 400 are there as a sort of conduit for water in the event of sustained rain.

Tim - Site Editor - from 2015


Okna 500 vs Harvey Windows

We're replacing 35 windows in our PA home. My contractor is pushing the Harvey Tribute, but I like the Okna 500s and 800s. I think they're better as far as performance, ratings, and looks too. Then today I saw a Tribute that was loaded with options and features, grids, triple pane, self cleaning, krypton, etc. I was quoted $390 installed, which seemed like a fantastic price. Some of the windows are smaller, and would be a little cheaper. I want a good window, not just a cheap one, but I don't want to spend more if it isn't a lot better.

Max - Homeowner in Pennsylvania - from 2012

[Contractor Response]

The 500 is one of the best windows out there. I wouldn't call the Harvey bad, exactly, but they aren't even close to the Okna 500. Your price is going to vary a lot from dealer to dealer and installer to installer. I'd find the dealer that offers you the best deal, but you don't want an installer that's going to cut corners and do a slapdash job. You have to be willing to pay a decent price for the install. A great window put in badly will be a mediocre window in terms of energy efficiency.

Harry - Contractor in Wisconsin - from 2012

[2nd Response]

The Harvey Tribute is a decent window, but it can't compare to the Okna. The Okna 500 has a U-factor of .25, DP structural rating of 50, and air leakage is somewhere around .02. The Harvey has just OK numbers - U-factor .30, DP 30, and over 0.1 for air leakage. The Harvey loses in every way.

Michael - Contractor in New Jersey - from 2012


Okna 500 vs Soft-Lite

I've looked at so many windows I'm sick of them. I have 16 windows to replace and I've managed to narrow it down to the Okna 500 Insul-Tec and Softlite Imperial LS. The quotes I got were $9680 for the Oknas and $9920 for Softlites. Any opinions on which is better?

Rob - Homeowner - from 2012

[Contractor Response]

They are both great options that will last a long time. With a fairly close match I would probably let the installer be the deciding factor. Either window should last a long time and not give you any problems.

Holland - Contractor - from 2012

[2nd Response]

Both of them are great choices. The Soft-lite is always a good deal, they're a good company and have some good options, I realty like their Edgetech Super Spacer. They are also simple to reglaze if you need it. The Oknas are also really good, reliable and nice. I'd pick the one whose installer you like best.

Matt - Contractor - from 2012

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Okna 500 Windows Reviews

I've been looking into Oknas and I've found out a lot of info. The Starmark has a thicker frame and I don't like that so much. The 500 and 800 are very similar as far as the frame goes. The 800 has smaller lifting rails (I think they look nicer than the 500) and it has a magnetic seal which I like. My biggest problem with the 500 is that you can see from the outside if it's locked or not. Basically, I like the 800 better, but it is also more expensive. It isn't much in terms of cost and I think the difference is worth it. Also, the 800 I was looking at qualified for a tax credit, but the 500 didn't, which kind of makes up for the higher cost.

Steven - Homeowner - from 2009


Okna 700 Windows Reviews


Okna Casement Windows

I need to replace 14 windows (2 double casements, 2 single casements, 10 awning). I've had estimates from a number of companies. I recently viewed the Simonton 5500 series. Nice window, but man, I now understand the importance of VT (Visual Transmittance). The sample was a double hung window, but holy cow, there was a lot of frame in that window. I realized how important VT is when considering replacement windows. The VT rating for the Simontons was .49. It is hard to find the VT rating for a lot of windows. Most of my windows will be casements or awnings, so maybe VT isn't as much a factor. In a double hung it was pretty obvious.

I've seen the Okna casement product. They are beautiful and have a good VT of .54, but the price is about $12,500, which is above my $10,000 budget.

I am waiting to see the Ply Gem Premium sample. What good mid-range windows have a good VT rating? I am also looking at the Sunrise windows.

I love this website. I have learned so much in the past 2 months. You guys really do a great service to homeowners.

Jeff - Homeowner - from 2015

[Site Editor's Response]

Jeff, thank you for the nice compliments, we try our best to help out homeowners who are looking to get the best value for their dollar. I am surprised by how expensive that Okna casement window quote is, $12,500 for 14 windows is a lot of money. Those double casements can be quite expensive.

Simonton Windows do tend to be somewhat bulky. Ironically, American windows are much less bulky than vinyl windows in Europe, which are extremely bulky but also last considerably longer and offer better performance. It's basically a trade-off and those are some of the choices that you as a homeowner have to make. Vinyl, for the most part, will offer better performance numbers than other materials, the one exception being fiberglass.

Sunrise makes a pretty good vinyl window that uses a less bulky frame and it sounded like you were going to take a look at them. I'd be curious how you thought they measure up to the Ply Gem premium that you looked at.

In terms of comparing window numbers, you should look at the NFRC.org website. Click on the verify ratings residential link and search by manufacturer. The website is a little tricky to discern as far as what components and glass the window is using, however it has a wealth of information that will give you VT ratings, u factor and SHGC.

Let me know what you end up doing and how the nfrc.org site helps to compare the VT numbers...

Tim - Site Editor - from 2015


Okna 800 Windows Reviews


Okna 800 vs Soft-Lite Pro Windows

I have been looking for replacement windows for a vacation home I have in Franklin, NC. I do not want to buy them at a big box store. And I have my own installer. I am considering the Affinity Elite series, Soft-Light Pro series or a similarly quality product. I need excellent protection from the cold. I have been unable to find where to purchase them from directly. Could you please help me with information of where to purchase a good window? Thank you for your help

Cynthia - Homeowner - from 2016

[Site Editor's Response]

Cynthia, the Soft-Lite Pro is a very good window. Can I ask you about the Affinity Elite, because the company is now out of business and if you have access to their windows, I'd love to hear about it because I have a homeowner who wants to finish up her house with these windows (she used them for ½ and then stopped the project) but now can't find them. Having said that, if I were you, I would NOT use the Affinity Windows, although your contractor may be giving you a great deal because the company is no longer making the windows (obviously I don't know the details).

If you already have an installer, have him call up Okna and see if he can get the 500 series or the 800 series. Or call up Sunrise and see if he can get their standard Sunrise window shipped to you. Some companies are willing to ship like this. Polaris also makes a great window.

It is true that many window companies may not be willing to do this and go around their reps, but it doesn't hurt to ask. I know out here on the West Coast, Home Depot carries the Andersen 100 composite window, which I think is a decent window, almost on par with the Soft-Lite Pro. They sell it for a very good price and with a meeting rail reinforcement and glass upgrade, I'd certainly consider this for my house. Especially if you have an installer that you like.

Dane - Site Editor - from 2016


Okna 800 Series Enviro-Star

On the 800 Series Enviro-Star are they Foam Filled? Do they make custom size windows? Does the customer have to ask if they want foam filled Vinyl windows? Are the 800 series argon filled?

Raymond - Homeowner - from 2015

[Site Editor's Response]

Raymond, the 800 series is a fantastic vinyl window, probably the best there is. The company offers a Deluxe option on any of their window models that includes the foam fills and a locking screen. Probably worth the extra money, perhaps an extra $50 to $75 per window.

You should be able to custom order your windows for the local Okna rep, who will come to your home, measure all your windows, and order each window to fit your existing openings.

Good luck and if you think about it, get back to us after your windows are replaced and let us know how your project went so we can report back to other consumers!

Tim - Site Editor - from 2015


Okna 800 Windows Reviews

I don't think there's much question that the 800 is one of the best. I'd certainly consider it among the top 4 or 5 vinyl windows out there. The double pane window has a U-value of .25, air infiltration .01, and DP of 60. That beats pretty much any of their competitors. They definitely beat Simonton, although Simonton has really good customer service. The Simonton is a solid window that won't give you any trouble, but they aren't exciting. Oknas have the features and options to push it up to a higher class. They are more like the Sunrise, Gorell, and SoftLite.

Wayne - Industry Expert - from 2009

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Okna Elegante Windows Reviews


Okna Elegante Patio Doors

Thank you for all the information on your website! I am looking to replace a sliding glass patio door and have received 3 quotes (ours is a custom 5.5 ft door) - $4500 for a Renewal by Andersen, $1900 for an Alside (he simply referred to it as "turnkey"), and $1998 for an Okna Elegante. Does a company's reputation/reviews on their windows translate to the quality of their doors? Do you have any thoughts on these three companies regarding their door quality and these prices? Based on my own research Okna seems like the best value, but there is so much information overload out there I'd love to hear your input! Thank you!

- Homeowner - from 2016

[Site Editor's Response]

Sara, while window quality does not always translate to doors, although generally it does. Let's start with the Renewal quote. Renewal makes a good door but as you have probably surmised it's expensive. In my opinion the renewal windows and doors are too expensive for what you get. Especially with the Okna Bid.

Alside manufactures an okay patio door but at the same price as the Okna Elegante, it really isn't a contender in my opinion.

Okna manufactures very good windows and doors and this is the option I would go with. Without hesitation.

Dane - Site Editor - from 2016


General Okna Windows Reviews


Okna Windows vs Sunrise Verde

I live in NJ. I found one guy off a window review site and the other guy is a Master Installer Certified guy and in a round about way, he knows my husband. But that isn't always a deciding factor. I really want to choose the best window but also the installation is key too. The Okna guy is offering lifetime warranty on the Windows and his installation so to me, that kind of makes the "master installer certified" thing almost the same?? Since both are guaranteed for life on the installation. I spoke with the sunrise rep in our area and he noted the Okna is a very good window but sunrise replaces the glass, no questions asked, and it doesn't matter "how" it's broken - even if a kids throws a ball through it. He said this was the major difference in the warranties. Also, I know Sunrise's big selling point is the less bulky frame but we have such wide Windows, it doesn't really matter to me that much. And are they really that much "prettier" than the Okna window? I can't tell. But I also haven't seen two of the side by side, unfortunately.

Both installers have A ratings with Angie's list and A+ on BBB so I am really just hoping someone will tell me to pick one over the other and why. I like that the Okna has the fibercore interior in the sash whereas the Verde does not. I also like that the Okna has a non-metal spacer but I guess sunrise's is stainless steel and has a bunch of other stuff around it to make the seal better insulated? But on the other hand, Sunrise has the polyurethane fill as opposed to a "foam" fill in the Okna, which I heard can possible shrink over time? I spoke with Okna and they said their foam fill is like a the foam for a styrofoam cup. Also, Sunrise uses Cardinal glass whereas Okna uses Guardian. Is one favored more than the other in the industry?

Do you have any advice, suggestions, encouragement? I'm at the point where I'm not sleeping at night because I can't make a decision, and I'm usually very good at making decisions. I think it's actually been hard because my husband hasn't been here for the presentations and can't really offer me any insight on who he likes better either. He doesn't "really" know the one guy, I guess they just have a similar circle of people in common. So he's not leaning one way or the other. He's relying on me to make the decision and trusts me to make a good one since I'm so thorough in my research. ;-)

(We are replacing 6 DH and 1 octagon window right now. Quotes are approximately $3800. Our home is a 1959 split level and we plan on being here for a pretty long time.)

Please help if you can! Thanks so much,

Sonja - Homeowner - from 2016

[Site Editor's Response]

Sonja, you should be sleeping just fine because you have selected two excellent vinyl windows. I believe the Okna warranty includes a glass breakage provision, but this might be an option upgrade, you would have to check with the company that gave you the bid. I really do like the Sunrise Verde window and think this might be my option, although honestly both are going to perform well, given proper installation. Very competitive pricing as well!

Tim - Site Editor - from 2016


Okan Windows vs Harvey Classic

I bought an old house in Boston that we are working with a contractor to renovate. We're hoping to move in this fall. Half of the house has been gutted.

The original part of the house is ~1850, and later additions seem to be 1880s-1910s. There are about 26 windows in the original part of the house that match in style but are slightly different sizes in different rooms. Then there are another dozen windows throughout in the newer parts of the house of varying sizes and styles. Almost all seem to be original to their time periods. About 80% are 6 over 6. They are all covered with aluminum triple track storms that are in fair to poor condition.

We were going to restore the windows ourselves, but it has turned into too big of a job with the time available before we can move in. We have removed all of the windows already. Our contractor says he can teach us to install replacements so we can save on installation costs.

I am disappointed to lose the the original windows, which are part of the charm of such an old house. But I am excited to get rid of the ugly aluminum storms and have a window I don't have to maintain. I looked around but the prices I'm getting for historically accurate simulated divided light windows are pretty high. Heirloom windows makes a very accurate window that has the efficiency and maintenance benefits of a modern clad window, but we got quoted $1000 per window.

Our contractor wants us to buy Harvey windows at $290 per opening. I'm assuming these are the Harvey Classics, but he hasn't said.

There's a nonprofit building services place down the street that also recommended Harvey. They have the Classics at $300 per opening and the Tribute at $352 per opening. They've suggested we upgrade to new construction windows in the part of the house that has been demo'd, which adds $40 per window. Harvey can add 3-part SDL for $119 per sash, but that's quite a lot of money for a purely aesthetic touch. If I buy from them this month I'll get 5% off.

Overall, I'd like to keep the price to $300-$400 per window if I am going to do the installation ourselves under our contractor's guidance.

My questions:

1. At this price range, should we go with Harvey or get something else? Is the extra $60 per window to go from the Classic to the Tribute worth it?

2. Is my contractor marking up the windows? I don't mind, since he needs to make a profit and is cutting us a lot of slack. I just want to know before I shop around since if I buy elsewhere I might end up taking money from his pocket and may need to work that back into the budget elsewhere.

3. Does it make sense to do the new construction windows where we're down to the studs anyway? What exactly is the difference? Do we get new jambs, sill, stoop, etc.?

4. Is there a decent simulated divided light window with a true 3-part muntin profile available in my price range?

Jason - Homeowner - from 2016

[Site Editor's Response]

Jason, the Harvey Classic and Harvey Tribute are both very solid mid range vinyl windows and the price you are getting quoted is very good. I can't say whether your contractor is marking them up, if he is, not by much. I think it makes sense to do the new construction where possible, the only real difference is the nail fin that comes with it and allows for more secure installation along the header and sides.

Are there better windows out there? Absolutely, but not many in the $300 to $400 range. This is actually a pretty low price range for replacement windows. One option you can consider is looking at Sunrise or Okna windows that use a laminate woodgrain on the interior - both of these companies make excellent vinyl windows and their laminates are pretty realistic looking. The two problems I see with this though is finding someone who will sell you just the window (without the installation) and the cost. These windows are going to be in the $400 to $600 range just for the window itself, depending on the glass, interior options, harware, SDLs etc.

The reason I suggest at least taking a look is that you live in an area that gets some pretty severe weather and long term I think you would save more by going with a top end vinyl window that offers better energy efficiency.

Dane - Site Editor - from 2016


Okna Windows vs Simonton

I have gotten quotes from both OKNA and Simonton installers. My real concern is that the Okna guy is simply going to replace the glass part, not the frame or take the window back to the brick. The Simonton one is going to take out the old frame back to the brick. It seems to me that that is the right way to do it. What do you think?

Eleanor - Homeowner - from 2016

[Site Editor's Response]

Eleanor, without actually seeing the project, I couldn't tell you whether you need replacement windows or whether you can simply replace the glass. I would suggest getting two more bids to see if you can get a better consensus on how best to proceed. A big part of that equation is going to depend on the condition of your current window frames and the overall cost difference between these two approaches. Get a couple more bids and see if this brings some clarity on how best to proceed with your project.

Dane - Site Editor - from 2016


Okna Windows Warranty

I liked the Okna windows really well, but the Wingler Window company sales person is what shot them down. I did not like games and he was playing with the prices. He tells me I need all the windows in rooms with water with tempered glass, I know that drives the prices up. He gives me a $25,000 price. Leaves and takes the fliers with him, then calls me back in about 20 minutes with my price down to about $22,000 without tempered glass in the windows and a company discount included. Then I get a price later that day of over $28,000, no tempered glass.

Then a few days later I get a $1500 discount and I hope that helps your price. I do not know what I was getting! Those windows were 36" x 60" (the ones he missed). I am only adding grids has an option. The glass was supposed to be upgraded and these windows were their ones with wood veneer, so their top of the line windows.

Robin - Homeowner - from 2015


Sunrise vs. Okna

The better lines of Okna and Sunrise are pretty comparable. Even their basic lines are better than maybe 80% of other brands out there, even some so-called premium ones.

Barry - Contractor - from 2012


Additional Okna Window Review

Okna is a good company, they make some of the best windows available. For each .01 difference in u-value, you'll save about $100 a year in energy costs. The Oknas are more expensive than a lot of brands but you're going to satisfied in the long run.

Peter - Contractor - from 2008

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