Milgard vs Jeld-Wen Windows - Replacement Windows Review

Milgard vs Jeld-Wen Windows - Replacement Windows Review

1. Product Offerings

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

Milgard Jeld-Wen
Aluminum EpicVue
Vinyl  Custom Wood
Fiberglass Siteline Wood
Wood W-4500 Wood
  W-2500 Wood 
   Premium Vinyl
   Builders Vinyl
   Premium Atlantic Vinyl
  Premium Aluminum 
  Builders Aluminum 
  Premium Atlantic Aluminum 
  Builders Atlantic Aluminum 
  DF Hybrid

2. Available Colors

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

Milgard Jeld-Wen
Each window type differs in available colors - the Fiberglass Essence Series has the most options (16), and the Aluminum Series has the least (3). To see each product's color options, see the Milgard site.  Jeld-Wen offers 41 exterior metal clad color options, and 9 Andonized finish options - a total of 50 potential colors. For specific colors available in each product, see the product links above. 

jeld wen siteline wood.jpg

Jeld-Wen Siteline Wood Windows. 

3. Product Warranty

Both Milgard and Jeld-Wen 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.

Milgard Warranty Coverage Jeld-Wen Warranty Coverage

  • Standard warranty coverage for Jeld-Wen products is 20 years.

4. Lead Time

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. 

Milgard Jeld-Wen
4-10 week lead time 4-10 week lead time



Milgard Essence Windows

5. Pricing

After taking into account window custom size and shape, average window prices are roughly the same between the two vendors. 

Milgard Jeld-Wen
$$$-$$$$$ $$-$$$$$
Average cost of $300-$1,200+ per window Average cost of $300-$1,200 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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