Andersen vs. Marvin - Replacement Windows Review

Andersen vs. Marvin - 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 Marvin offerings directly, pointing you to the product that is best for your home.

Andersen vs. Marvin 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 Marvin
Wood Wood
Composite - Fibrex Extruded Aluminum Clad
Vinyl-Clad Ultrex Fiberglass
Aluminum-Clad EverWood

Andersen vs. Marvin Finish Offerings

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



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. 

Each Marvin window type differs in color availability. The most color options are available for the Extruded Aluminum Clad windows, with up to 20 options. To see available colors for each product, visit the Marvin website. Marvin also offers a wide range of interior colors for each product option, which you can find here.

Andersen 100 Series

Warranty Coverage: Andersen vs. Marvin

Both Andersen and Marvin 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 Marvin Limited Warranty

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

Depending on the product purchased, Marvin's Limited Warranty coverage ranges. For details, read more about their warranty here. 

Andersen vs. Marvin 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 Marvin
4-8 week lead time 4-10 week lead time

Pricing Differences: Andersen vs. Marvin

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

Andersen Marvin
$$$-$$$$$ $$$$-$$$$$
Average cost of $750-$1,300+ per window Average cost of $1,000-$1,300+ 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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