I saw this in a Pella catalog. Does anyone know if they are any good?
I have to replace 4 windows..2 at the size of 34 and 2 at 33" . They
say you have to measure inside the frame. I did so, but was wondering,
that was the size of the lower part of a double hung window. The upper
part is smaller. Wouldn't they need to know that measurement also? I
called Pella and as typical as it is these days...they know nothing.
They try to shove their work by telling you to go to their web page.
Well i did and there is nothing there about prices and measurements as
far as I could see.
It is hard to tell from your post what you are asking but they said measure
the frame. You seem to be talking about the window part that moves. That
is a called the sash. Don't measure the sashes. Measure the whole frame.
Check to see if there is a Pella store near you. Lowes sells their low end
stuff. They may be able to special order their better stuff.
Imagine the window removed to the point you will install the new one.
Measure that dimention. If you're not up to the point of visualizing that,
you need to do a little more research by reading more installation guides.
when i ordered my windows from 84 lumber,they came out and verified my
measurements. i got a quote from another company who also came out for
free. lowes wanted $50 (refunded on purchase). try the smaller home
improvement stores,and they might do it for ya. good luck.
Hello - For all - These Pella "pocket windows" are designed to work inside
existing frames. No need to remove any trim or anything.
To Boothbay - They will make the sashes (The upper part and lower part) the
same size I suspect. They want your top to bottom measurement and you side
to side measurement. They will not need to know that your current sashes are
different UNLESS you are trying to match up something existing.
All you ever wanted to know is here
If you are still unsure then go to
http://www.pella.com/service/appointment.asp and make an apointment for
I see. My problem with that idea is that you never fix or renew the
flashing. Every window replacement should include doing. If you don't and
the window is ruined by moisture they will not help you warranty-wise.
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