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Soft-Lite window prices are at the higher end of the vinyl window pricing structure. Their products are generally regarded as very well designed and engineered and priced accordingly.

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Soft-Lite Barrington Windows Prices

The Soft-Lite Barrington window is the company's entry level vinyl window. It is lower in quality compared with their other lines, but for a bargain window, it is a decent option. The frame is narrow, so it's ideal for small openings. Some homeowners have found the exterior drip cap unappealing, but it's a solid choice for a budget window. This is model is available as a single hung window (in addition to numerous other styles and types).

Dane - Site Editor

Soft-Lite Bainbridge Windows Prices

The Soft-Lite Bainbridge window is basically an upgrade of the Barrington, the Bainbridge exterior looks a little nicer and it has some different features. The balance cover and exterior screen track are an improvement over the Barrington and it is reinforced in the sash rail. The Bainbridge is comparable to the Okna 400 window.

Dane - Site Editor

Soft-Lite Classic Windows Prices

The Soft-Lite Classic window is an older model, along with the Pro, although it comes standard with some nice features and options. It would top my list for quality mid range vinyl windows. Many dealers and distributors don't carry the Classic (due to the popularity of the Imperial LS and Elements) - sometimes you can find really great deals on the Classic from professional contractors who have left over inventory. Performance wise, the Classic is good, although an air infiltration of 0.11 is just okay. The Classic is comparable to the Milgard Tuscany window.

Dane - Site Editor

Soft-lite Classic Pricing

We have 25 windows that need to be replaced as soon as possible. We collected four bids, but I'm having a hard time understanding which are the ones to consider.
Soft-lite Classic: $16,875

Simonton Reflections 5500: $13,750
Sunrise Essentials: $17,750
Great Lakes ComfortSmart: $12,500

Dan - Homeowner - from 2018

[Site Editor's Answer]

Dan, I like the Soft-Lite Classic bid here. Also the Simonton Reflections 5500 and the Great Lakes. In that order.

Dane - Site Editor - from 2018

Soft-Lite Classic Cost vs. Alside Mezzo

I got a bid on the Soft-Lite Classic that was 1/3 more than on the Alside Mezzo. Is this too much to pay for the Classic series?


Jeff - Homeowner - from 2018

[Site Editor's Answer]

Jeff, this price difference is about what I'd expect you to pay between a good window like the Soft-Lite Classic and the Alside Mezzo. How do the installation companies compare?

Dane - Site Editor - from 2018

Soft-Lite Pro Windows Prices

The Soft-Lite Pro is a better than model than your average mid price window. The Pro model comes with double strength glass, a Super Spacer and a foam filled frame. The frame is strong and the screen has a better locking mechanism, plus the rails are reinforced and the balance cover is much better than on their lower end models. The Pro uses an aluminum reinforcement in its meeting rail (not as strong as the Imperial LS or Elements, but still nice).

Performance wise, consumers can expect a 0.07 AI, U-factor of 0.28 and DP50, making it more energy efficient than a lot of competitors. Industry guru like the Imperial LS better than the Pro, but the Pro does have a thinner frame, and therefore a larger glass area, which most homeowners like. This model is comparable to the Sunrise Verde window.

Dane - Site Editor

Soft-Lite Pro Windows Cost

I have 3 quotes on nine double hung vinyl windows. I'm wondering what the best is for my situation. I'm not planning to be in this house for the rest of my life, maybe 6 or 7 years.

Soft-Lite Imperial LS - $5250

Alside Mezzo Series - $4230

Soft-Lite Pro Series - $4550

Matt - Homeowner - from 2016

[Site Editor's Response]

I don't love the Mezzo, I feel like the frame is weak, it has a poor design (compared with the Soft-Lite), and loose tolerances. The Soft-Lite Pro is a good window and absolutely worth an extra $320 spread over 9 windows.

The Soft-Lite Imperial LS is an excellent window, one of the best out there, but honestly if you aren't going to be in the house for that many years, go with the Pro, it's a good window, and perfect for your purposes.

Tim - Site Editor - from 2016

Soft-Lite Imperial LS Windows Prices

The Soft-Lite Imperial LS window is one of the two top-of-the-line windows from Soft-Lite and considered a great performer. The company spent lots of money on research and development and the result was the Imperial LS and Elements series. The Imperial LS comes standard with some high quality features, including triple weather stripping, an Intercept Spacer, and a kevlar reinforced meeting rail. One of the most impressive numbers on the Imperial LS is the .03 air infiltration number. The Soft-Lite Imperial LS series is comparable to the PGT 2300 window.

Dane - Site Editor

Soft-lite Imperial LS Window Costs

My two bids are as follows:

Soft Lite Imperial LS Windows: $21,400

OKNA 500 Windows: $24,100

Lee - Homeowner - from 2019

[Site Editor's Answer]

Lee, I'd go with the Soft Lite Imperial LS bid. Both great windows so go with the least expensive one.

Tim - Site Editor - from 2019

Soft-Lite Imperial LS vs. Zen Lotus

I'm looking at replacing five windows in Colorado with premium vinyl windows in the home we plan on living in forever. I have quotes from Zen on the Lotus series and from Soft-lite on their Imperial LS. The quotes are $4200 and that includes the install cost. We are waiting on a quote for the Sunrise Restoration series.


Mary - Homeowner - from 2018

[Site Editor's Answer]

Mary, the Zen Lotus, which is the Soft-Lite Pro, is not as good as the Soft-Lite Imperial LS. So for the same price, I'd go with the Soft-Lite.

Tim - Site Editor - from 2018

Softlite Imperial LS vs. Okna 500 Deluxe

Tim, we are replacing 30 windows in our home, quote for Okna 500 deluxe $22,000, @ $733 ea, Softlite imperial LS $19,500, @ $650 ea., both include installation. Both installers seem to be reputable. Which is the best deal?

Natalie - Homeowner - from 2018

[Site Editor's Answer]

Natalie, both of these windows are great. I might even put the Softlite Imperial LS slightly above the Okna 500 deluxe -- they are close in terms of quality and craftsmanship. So...go with the Softlite imperial LS and save yourself some money!

Dane - Site Editor - from 2018

Soft-Lite Imperial LS Quote

Hi Tim, I've gotten 3 bids on 9 windows and 1 sliding patio door. The quote for the Simonton Vantage .66 is $11000 and doesn't include the interior casing, apron, stool, and the interior wood work. inside the house). I also have a bid from Polaris for $27000 and one for the Soft-Lite Imperial LS for $13175.

Larry - Homeowner - from 2017

Soft-Lite Imperial LS Cost vs Simonton VantagePoint 6500

We are looking for replacement of 6 windows and a patio door in Chicago area. Apparently these are larger than usual windows and the quotes we received so far are not cheap. We are deciding between soft-lite imperial LS for $923 each and Simonton Vantagepoint 6500 for $1250 per window, labor included. The Simontom window comes with laminating. For the patio door, the options are anderson aluminum clad wooden for $6500 and Marvin aluminum clad wooden for $8500. Can you please recommend a choice?

Jackie - Homeowner - from 2016

[Site Editor's Response]

Jackie, I can tell you without reservation that the Soft-Lite Imperial LS is far superior to the VantagePoint. The Imperial LS is an excellent vinyl windows and blows the Simonton out of the water (and frankly it blows 95% of the vinyl windows on the market out of the water with a .02 air infiltration rating). So windows solved :)

The prices on those patio doors seems really high. Why are you going with vinyl windows, but a wood clad door, are you matching something? Will you just be painting the interior white anyway? I would get a quote from the Soft-Lite dealer on a patio door, I would think it would be lower, but obviously I don't know how much work is involved with the installation, which can be quite extensive and quite expensive. I think you need another bid or two on the door.

Tim - Site Editor - from 2016

Soft-Lite Imperial LS Pricing Example

I just got an estimate on 19 replacement windows Soft-Lite Imperial LS for $13,020. 10 of these windows are 39 x 65 and all are double hung. I live in a suburb of Kansas City. Does this seem high?

Linda - Homeowner - from 2016

[Site Editor's Response]

Hi Linda, $685 per window installed for the Soft-Lite Imperial LS does not seem out of line. It's pretty tough to say what the fair price is for a particular project without knowing all the details. The Imperial LS is a great window by the way so kudos to you for finding a top end vinyl window.

I do, however, understand your concern about having to shell out that kind of money. This is why I always recommend getting two more bids to see how the quotes compare and to see how the installers are breaking down the bid for the windows and the install portions. Sometimes you can take the two additional bids and use them as leverage to see if the Soft-Lite rep will come down from his original price (assuming you like the Imperial LS more than the other windows you see.) I think Sunrise may be in your area, Milgard perhaps, Okna, Polaris. Try for a bid on the high end vinyl window from one or more of these companies and see what you get! Then go back to the SL rep and see what you can do. Good luck!

Dane - Site Editor - from 2016

Soft-Lite Elements Windows Prices

The Soft-Lite Elements window is a premium window and considered a small step up from the Imperial LS. The Elements come with an upgraded spacer, the non-metal Edgetech, which is an optional upgrade on the LS. The Elements double hung also has a tilt that works with the locking mechanism that allow you to tilt the sashes for easier cleaning. The bead and cove design, although not noticeable from the street, looks great from close up.

An accidental glass breakage warranty and Better View Screen, options on the LS, both come standard on the Elements. The windows boasts incredible performance numbers - AI of 0.01 - 0.02 and U-factor of 0.19 - it is definitely one of the top windows on the market. The Elements is equal in price and quality to the Okna 800 Series.

Dane - Site Editor

Soft-Lite Elements Price

Thank you so much Tim for your previous advise. It has been great advice and I am getting multiple quotes.

I just got a quote for Soft-Lite Elements for 22 windows and a patio door for $20,300. Its the highest bid I got, but this is the top of the line. How much wiggle room would they have? I asked for $16780 or so. Not sure if that is even too high for my windows. My windows are usually a bit bigger than usual.

Thanks again for all the help, this is great help.

K - Homeowner - from 2018

[Site Editor's Response]

K, the $20.3K bid for the Soft-Lite Elements is not super low, but it is a fantastic window. Again, the size of your windows is a key factor in what the per window cost is going to be. Based on the $650 per window for the Wincore 7700 model, I'm not surprised that you are getting quoted $820 per window on the Elements.

I believe you were considering getting a bid on the Okna 500, I would love to see how that compared to the Elements quote.

I think you are right to see how low each of the window companies will go in terms of cost. You lose nothing by asking for their lowest price and often they will turn you down when they are booking jobs left and right. However, any downturn in the schedule is often where you will be able to get their best price. A little flexibility and resolve on your end can go a long way in terms of savings. Keep the faith!

Tim - Site Editor - from 2018

Soft-Lite Elements Pricing

I am in the process of getting rid of my Anderson wood windows in my Ohio house. They now have moisture that seems to be seeping in and they don't seem to block out the sun very well in the summers. At any rate, I have 18 windows to replace, most of them I would think sort of medium sized (normal house windows).

I have 18 windows. 6@ 32”x67” and 7@32”x50,” and the remaining are smaller sized.

I received a quote for Prolite Elements windows for $11,886. I don’t know if that’s a good quote? I’m not sure I want to spend that much. I don’t know if I’ll be in the home for more than 5-10 yrs.

Which mid-range window would be the best value to investigate? I think I have several options here such as Polaris, Zen, and others.

Thank you.

Melissa - Homeowner - from 2018

Soft-lite Kingsroyal Door Prices

I'm remodeling my townhome and I need 2 patio doors and 4 rather large windows.
Alside 6100 Sliding Doors (2): $2800

Alside Mezzo w/ClimaTech Elite Windows (4): $1800
Total: $4600
Soft-lite Kingsroyal Sliding Doors (2): $4200

Soft-lite Pro Windows (4): $2800
Total: $7000

Rani - Homeowner - from 2018

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Soft-Lites Quote vs. Storm Tight

I live in southern Florida and am in the market for hurricane impact windows. While I have 5 window openings, three are in need of two windows to fill the opening.

Storm Tight: $8825 (includes 1 bathroom window, 1 double hung , and 3 sliders)

Soft-Lites: $9100 (5 double hungs, 1 slider, 1 bathroom window)

CWS windows: $7800 (5 double hungs, 1 slider, 1 bathroom window)

Patti - Homeowner - from 2018

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