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Alside UltraMaxx Replacement
 
Approximate retail price:
$395
Summary: This model has been tested by our experts.
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Community icon16 people have reviewed this model.
Type: Vinyl windows
User Reviews
User Reviews

 
1.0
Warranty Issues
6/3/2014
Pros
Attractive Design
Good Insulation
Cons
Seals Break
Best Uses
Comment:
Alside windows were installed 7 years ago in the entire development (200+ houses). Every house has had the seals go bad on at least 25% of their windows, some as much as 50%. Ours are no different. Calls to their warranty office provide nothing more than lip service. They drag their feet, and provide excuses. Going on 6 months now for the most recent warranty claim (our 3rd).<br /><br />I'm extremely shocked at how well CR rated them, given they have a 25%-50% failure rate and they attempt to avoid honoring their warranty.<br /><br />Stay far away!
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.

 
5.0
Love My Windows
3/12/2014
Pros
Attractive Design
Glass Sealed Securely
Good Insulation
Opens/Shuts Smoothly
Cons
Best Uses
Decoration
Energy Conservation
Lighting
Ventilation
Comment:
I installed all new Alside Ultra Max windows on my home in 2003. I love the way they look and perform. The seal has broken on some of my windows. But, no problem, I just called and they delivered replacements. They come with a lifetime guarantee.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.

(5 of 7 customers found this review helpful)
 
5.0
Better service than expected
4/25/2013
Pros
Attractive Design
Beautiful
Energy savings
Glass Sealed Securely
Good Insulation
High Quality
Opens/Shuts Smoothly
Quite
Cons
Best Uses
Decoration
Energy Conservation
Comment:
I have been installing UltraMaxx windows for over 10 years now. I have tried other brands of windows and always came back to UltraMaxx. The quality is consistant, my customers are very happy and provide referrals to family and friends. I also know that if and when I have a problem, i.e. need a new sash or balance, they jump through hoops to help me. I have these windows in my own home and love them.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
The Alside UltraMaxx Replacement is part of the Home windows test program at Consumer Reports. The Alside UltraMaxx Replacement Home windows features and specs include Custom sizes, Full replacement, Partial replacement, U-factor. In our lab tests, Home windows models like the Alside UltraMaxx Replacement are reviewed on Convenience, Durability, Rain resistance, Wind resistance 0 degrees (F), Wind resistance 70 degrees (F), Overall score. Consumer Reports subscribers share reviews of the Alside UltraMaxx Replacement based on personal experience. The user reviews of the Alside UltraMaxx Replacement include star ratings, pros, cons, best uses, and a bottom line review to help guide your purchasing decision of the Alside UltraMaxx Replacement.
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