Milgard Tuscany vs Milgard Ultra - Milgard Windows Review

Milgard Tuscany vs Milgard Ultra - 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 Ultra. 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 Ultra Series windows. 

Milgard Tuscany

Milgard Ultra

 Energy Efficient Standard Efficiency 

Frame Profile

Milgard Tuscany

Milgard Ultra

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

Horizontal Slider, Single Hung, Picture Window (3315 & 3371 Series):
4 1/4" Minimum Depth
Multi-Chambered Fiberglass Pultrusion

 

Casement, Picture Window (3310 Series), Awning, Radius, Bay Window:
3 1/4" Minimum Depth
Multi-Chambered Fiberglass Pultrusion

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 Ultra Series, you have two options. 

Milgard Tuscany

Milgard Ultra

 Vinyl Fiberglass

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 Ultra

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

Horizontal Slider, Single Hung, Picture Window (3371 Series):
1 9/16" Minimum Depth
Multi-Chambered Fiberglass Pultrusion

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

Casement, Awning:
2 3/8" Minimum Depth
Multi-Chambered Fiberglass Pultrusion

 

 

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

Picture Window (3310 & 3315 Series), Radius, & Bay Window:
Tilt Sash not available 

Picture Windows, Fixed Casement, Fixed Awning, Cable Bay, Bay Windows, Bow Windows, & Jalousie:
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 Ultra

 SmartTouch Lock

Folding Nesting Casement Operator

Positive Action Lock

Folding Nesting 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 Ultra exterior color options below. 

Milgard Tuscany

Milgard Ultra

Standard (3): White, Tan, Clay*

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

*Clay not available in all areas

Available (7): Frost, Sand, Harmony, Fern, Cinnamon, Bark, Black Bean 

 

 

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 Ultra

Standard (3): White, Tan, Clay* 

*Clay not available in all areas

Available (4): White, Harmony*, Bark*, Black Bean* 

*Colors must match 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 Ultra
$$  $$$ 

Lead Time

Milgard Tuscany Milgard Ultra
 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 Ultra Series are both perfect for both replacement and new construction!

Milgard Tuscany Milgard Ultra
 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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