Milgard Tuscany vs Milgard Aluminum - Milgard Windows Review

Milgard Tuscany vs Milgard Aluminum - 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 of Milgard's most popular window series: Milgard Tuscany 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 Tuscany and Milgard Aluminum Series windows. 

Milgard Tuscany

Milgard Aluminum

 Energy Efficient Standard Efficiency 

Frame Profile

Milgard Tuscany

Milgard Aluminum

For all window offerings:
3 1/4" Minimum Depth
Multi-Chambered Profile

 

 

 

 

Picture Window and Radius (710 Series, 910C Series, R15 Series, 1185H & 1285H Series)
Horizontal Slider
(1110H Series, 1180H Series)
Single Hung (1510 Series, 1580H & 1680H Series)
Casement (910C Series)
Awning (910C Series)
Bay Windows
Bow Windows:

2 1/16" Minimum Depth

 

All 910S Series:
2 7/16" Minimum Depth

 

All 911C Series:
1 1/4" Minimum Depth

Frame Composition

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

Milgard Tuscany

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. Below, you'll find the specs necessary to see if a tilt sash window is possible for your product choice. 

Milgard Tuscany

Milgard Aluminum


Horizontal Slider, Double Slider, Single Hung: 
1 1/4" Minimum Depth
Multi-Chambered Vinyl Profile
Includes vent stops in fixed sash

Horizontal Slider:
1 1/8" Minimum Depth
Hollow Aluminum Extrusion

Double Hung:
1-3-16" Minimum Depth
Multi-Chambered Vinyl Profile
Tilt-in Upper and Lower Sash
Includes vent stops located in the upper sash 


Single Hung:
1 1/8" Minimum Depth
Hollow Aluminum Profile

 

 

Casement:
2 5/8" Minimum Depth
Multi-Chambered Vinyl Profile

Casement, Awning:
1 5/16" Minimum Depth
Solid Aluminum Extrusion


Picture Windows, Fixed Casement, Fixed Awning, Cable Bay, Bay Windows, Bow Windows, & Jalousie:
Tilt Sash, not available

Picture Window and Radius, Bay Windows, Bow Windows:
Tilt Sash not available 

Hardware

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

Milgard Tuscany

Milgard Aluminum

 SmartTouch Lock

Folding Nesting Casement Operator

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 Tuscany

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 Tuscany

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 Tuscany 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 Tuscany 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 Tuscany Series & the Milgard Aluminum Series are both perfect for both replacement and new construction!

Milgard Tuscany 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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