Andersen vs. Jeld-Wen - Replacement Windows Review

Andersen vs. Jeld-Wen - Replacement Windows Review

When you’re looking for replacement windows for your home, it’s often hard to know which vendor to select - it’s so hard to look at your options without a direct, side-by-side comparison. Well, we’ve decided to make the search process a little easier! In this article, we compare Andersen and Jeld-Wen offerings directly, pointing you to the product that is best for your home.

Andersen vs. Jeld-Wen Products

Each brand offers a unique selection of window types. Below, you'll find the product selection from each brand. For more product details, click the link. 

Andersen Jeld-Wen
Wood EpicVue
Composite - Fibrex Custom Wood
Vinyl-Clad Siteline Wood
Aluminum-Clad W-4500 Wood
 Fiberglass-Clad W-2500 Wood 
   Premium Vinyl
   Builders Vinyl
   Premium Atlantic Vinyl
  Premium Aluminum 
  Builders Aluminum 
  Premium Atlantic Aluminum 
  Builders Atlantic Aluminum 
  DF Hybrid

Andersen vs. Jeld-Wen Finish Offerings

Each brand and window type vary in which colors are available, both interior and exterior. 

Andersen

Jeld-Wen

The available window finish colors for Andersen depends on the material. The E-Series Aluminum Clad has the most options (50+), while the 200-Series Vinyl Clad has the least (2). To see the full range of available colors, see this chart. 

Jeld-Wen offers 41 exterior metal clad color options, and 9 Andonized finish options - a total of 50 potential colors. For specific colors available in each product, see the product links above. 

Warranty Coverage: Andersen vs. Jeld-Wen

Both Andersen and Jeld-Wen want to prioritize one thing above all others: your satisfaction! That's why both vendors offer amazing warranties. However, it's important to know what is and is not covered by both vendor warranties.

Andersen Warranty Coverage Jeld-Wen Warranty Coverage

Andersen offers the following standard warranty coverage: 

  • 20 years on glass
  • 10 years on operable parts
  • Labor is not included in warranty coverage - warranty not prorated


Standard warranty coverage for Jeld-Wen products is 20 years.

Andersen vs. Jeld-Wen Product Lead Time

When ordering replacement windows, it's important to understand how quickly your product can be made available to you. In industry lingo, this is called lead time. Depending on the manufacturing process and distributor locations, this can vary. 

Andersen Jeld-Wen
4-8 week lead time 4-10 week lead time

Pricing Differences: Andersen vs. Jeld-Wen

After taking into account window custom size and shape, average window prices are competitive between the two vendors. 

Andersen Jeld-Wen
$$$-$$$$$ $$-$$$$
Average cost of $750-$1,300+ per window Average cost of $400-$1,000 per window
*Labor is not included

After seeing some of the product information side-by-side, we hope it's easier to make your decision. If you have any further questions or inquiries about product offerings, we'd love to help - give us a call!

 

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