Andersen vs Pella Windows - Replacement Windows Review

Andersen vs Pella Windows - Replacement Windows Review

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

Andersen vs. Pella Window Types

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

Andersen Pella
Wood Wood
Composite - Fibrex Fiberglass
Vinyl Clad Vinyl
Aluminum Clad  
 Fiberglass Clad  

Andersen vs. Pella Window Colors

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

Andersen Pella
Andersen window colors depend on the material. The E-Series Aluminum-Clad windows have the most options (50+), while the 200-Series Vinyl-Clad windows have the least (2). To see full-color options, look at this comparison chart.  Pella's color selection varies depending on product line. For wood windows, Pella provides various wood types (3) and stain colors (9), and paint colors (4). Aluminum-clad wood windows offer the largest variety of color options (27), and the 450 series boasts 10 color options. For full details, see the Pella website. 

 

Pella 350 Series Vinyl Windows.jpg

Pella 350 Series Vinyl Windows.

Andersen vs. Pella Window Warranty Options

Both Andersen and Pella 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 Pella Warranty Coverage
  • 20 years on glass
  • 10 years on operable parts
  • Labor is not included in warranty; warranty not prorated


Pella offers standard Limited Warranty covering defects for up to 2 years but provides various warranties depending on the product purchased. Click for more details on the following:

Andersen vs. Pella Window Lead Times

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 Pella
4-8 week lead time 4-8 week lead time


Andersen vs Pella Window Pricing

After taking into account window custom size and shape, average window prices sit in the same range between the two vendors. 

Andersen Pella
$$$-$$$$$ $$$-$$$$
The average cost of $750-$1,300+ per window The 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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