Best Replacement Windows On The Market

Curious what are the best replacement windows on the market? We understand, this is a bold title and we’ll be the first to admit it — there is no definitive answer as to who is the best. Certainly there are opinions; many consumer look for to Consumer Reports for the best window ratings. However, CRs doesn’t test the best windows necessarily, they only test windows they have access to, i.e. ones from Home Depot, Lowes, etc.


Best Replacement Windows By Material

If you spend enough time in the online forums you do see a pattern as to what many industry insider opinions say is the best quality replacement windows. The following are our picks for the best on the market.


Best Wood Windows

These are four strong candidates for the best wood clad replacement window on the market. There are other quality products in this material, but these are our favorites.

Marvin Ultimate Series
Loewen Wood Clad
Pella Architect Series
Andersen 400 Series

Additional Top Rated Wood Clad Windows

Best Vinyl Windows

Here are eight strong candidates for the best vinyl replacement window on the market, four on the West Coast and four available on the East Coast.

West Coat Vinyl Windows

Anlin Coronado Series
Amerimax Craftsman Portrait Series
Simonton 5500 Series

East Coat Vinyl Windows

Okna 500 Series
Soft-Lite Elements
Gorell 5300
Sunrise Restoration

Additional Top Rated Vinyl Options

Best FiberglassWindows

These are three top candidates for the best fiberglass replacement window on the market, all from nation manufacturers that should have a distributor in your area.

Marvin Infinity
Milgard Ultra
Marvin Integrity

Additional Top Rate Fiberglass Windows


Best Value In Class

Wood Clad: Marvin Ultimate

Vinyl: Okna 500

Fiberglass: Marvin Integrity

Aluminum: Milgard

Best Aluminum Windows

These are three top candidates for the best aluminum replacement window on the market, the last two from nation manufacturers that should have a distributor in your area.

Gerkin
Jeld Wen
Milgard