Milgard Ultra vs Milgard Aluminum

Milgard Ultra vs Milgard Aluminum Replacement Windows - Milgard Window 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 Aluminum 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 Aluminum and Milgard Ultra Series windows.

Milgard Aluminum

Milgard Ultra

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 Aluminum and Milgard Ultra Series, you have two options.

Milgard Aluminum

Milgard Ultra

Aluminum

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.

For Milgard Aluminum Windows, tilt sashes are available for horizontal slider, single hung, casement, and awning windows, but not for picture windows, bay windows, or bow windows.

For Milgard Ultra Windows, tilt sashes are available for single hung, horizontal slider, and picture windows, but not for casement or awning styles.

Hardware

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

Milgard Aluminum

Milgard Ultra

Standard 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 Ultra & Milgard Aluminum exterior color options below. To see completed projects with these products, check out our gallery

Milgard Aluminum

Milgard Ultra

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

*Same color interior and exterior

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

*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 Aluminum

Milgard Ultra


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

*Same color interior and exterior

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

*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 Aluminum

Milgard Ultra

$$

$$$

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 Aluminum

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

Milgard Aluminum

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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