Milgard Style Line vs. Milgard Aluminum Windows - Milgard Windows Review

Milgard Style Line vs. Milgard Aluminum Windows - Milgard Windows Review

Once you've decided which window brand is best for your home's style and budget, it's time to dive into which window type is best for you. That's why we're breaking down two customer favorite Milgard products: Milgard Style Line vs. Milgard Aluminum. In this article, we'll tell you about each product's features, and compare and contrast the two offerings. 


Energy Performance

All windows vary based on material type, glass thickness and material, various coatings, and other qualities in their energy ratings. Below, you'll find the ratings for both the Milgard Style Line and Milgard Aluminum Series windows. 

Milgard Style Line

Milgard Aluminum

Standard Efficiency
Available with ENERGY STAR Efficiency Package upgrade

Standard Efficiency 


Frame Profile

The minimum window frame depth and varying window profiles range dependent on which series and style of window you choose. For specific details on minimum depth and frame profiles, check out the Milgard for Professionals website, where you can search for the specifications for specific windows. 

Frame Composition

The composition of a window's frame is one of the largest determining factors in your purchase decision. Between the Milgard Style Line and Milgard Aluminum Series, you have two options. 

Milgard Style Line

Milgard Aluminum

 Vinyl Aluminum

Tilt Sash

The Tilt Sash, or component of the window that allows a window to open via a tilting process, is not available in all window types. For both Milgard Style Line Windows and Milgard Aluminum Windows, tilt sashes are available for single hung and horizontal operating styles, but not for picture windows, radius, or awning windows. 

Hardware

Check out the various types of hardware that are compatible with each window type. Hardware can include locks, switches, and toggles. 

Milgard Style Line

Milgard Aluminum

Positive Action Lock

Standard Casement Operator

Exterior Colors

Each window series comes in a variety of color offerings, some with more options than others. Check out the Milgard Tuscany & Milgard Aluminum exterior color options below. 

Milgard Style Line

Milgard Aluminum

Standard (3): White, Tan, Clay*

Premium (8): Ivory, Sand, Fog, Tweed, Silver, Classic Brown, Espresso, Bronze

*Clay not available in all areas

Available (3)*: White, Clear Anodized, Bronze Anodized

*Same color interior and exterior

 

Interior Colors

Though interior colors usually stick to a few varied neutral colors, each product offers different distinct options. Take a look at the varying interior color options of each Milgard window series below. 

Milgard Style Line

Milgard Aluminum

Standard (3): White, Tan, Clay* 

*Clay not available in all areas

Available (3)*: White, Clear Anodized, Bronze Anodized

*Same color interior and exterior

Price

Due to material costs, production costs, and customization processes, each window product varies in price. Check out the difference between the two Milgard options: 

Milgard Style Line Milgard Aluminum
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Lead Time

The lead time for a product is the amount of time it takes to place, create, and ship an order. Depending on materials, location, and time of year, this can vary across vendors. 

Milgard Style Line Milgard Aluminum
 4-10 Weeks 4-10 Weeks

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Because each window series is made differently and adapts to homes in different ways, not all window lines are best for construction or replacement. Luckily, the Milgard Style Line Series & the Milgard Aluminum Series are both perfect for both replacement and new construction!

Milgard Style Line Milgard Aluminum
 Window Replacement
New Construction
 Window Replacement
New Construction

 

Have more questions? Interested in adding one of the mentioned products to your home? We're here to help. Give us a call today for a free quote! 

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