Product Comparison

PVC WINDOWS MAY LOOK AND FEEL THE SAME ON THE OUTSIDE, BUT WHAT IT IS ON THE INSIDE IS WHAT REALLY COUNTS. LOOK AT THE DIFFERENCE ON WHAT MAKES A GREAT QUALITY WINDOW COMPARED TO A LUMBERYARD WINDOW.
Hardware Comparison

Competitors Typical Zinc Screws Rust And Bleed Rust Stains On The PVC Surfaces Within One Year Exposed To The Elements.

 

All KC Window & Door Products Use Stainless Steel Screws That Resists Corrosion For The Lifetime Of The Window Preventing Rust and Rust Bleeding.

Competitors Regular Steel or Tin T-Bar Rusts Causing Discoloration and Unsightly Appearance. They Use Cheap Plastic Clips That Break If The Window Is Forced Open.

KC Window & Door Only Uses Stainless Steel T-Bars That Are Rust and Bleed Resistant. There Are No Cheap Plastic Clips To Break.

The Competition Uses Flimsy Tin Window Hinges That Can Bend Easily And Rust Within One Year Exposed To The Elements.

Our Hinges Are Made From Rigid Stainless Steel That Is Very Strong And Rust Resistant.

Profile Thickness Comparison

Competitor Casement/Awning Frames Have Very Thin PVC Walls With No Cross Bracing To Cut Down The Cost Of Materials. This Leaves A Frame That Is Very Flimsy, Has No Structural Support, Is Prone To Bowing And Warping. Fasteners Well Come Loose Easier. If Not Shimmed Properly, It Well Leak. Also The Weatherstrip is Part Of The Profile. Not Replaceable. Once Its Torn Or Damaged, The Window Is Finished.

The Casement/Awning Frames On KC Window & Door Have More, Thicker, Cross Bracing Improving Rigidness, Strength, And Offers Maximum Structural Support Preventing Bowing, Warping, and Shifting. Fasteners Well Not Loosen or Strip. The Weatherstrip is Replaceable EPDM Rubber. If It For Any Reason Gets Damaged, It Can Be Replaced Easily With Having To Replace The Whole Window.

The Competition Sash Frame Has Very Thin PVC Walls With No Support Braces. This Is The Profile That Holds The Glass In Place On A Casement/Awning Window. Over Time The Sash Well Sag, Shift, And Possibly Crack Due To The Very Thin Walls. This Causes Operation Issues And Improper Seals. Glass is “2-way Taped Hot Glued Or Just Siliconed In Place.

Window & Door Sash Profile Have A Much Thicker Profile With More Cross Bracing, Replaceable EPDM Weatherstrip, And Dual Rubber Outside Glazing Seals Insuring A Weather Tight Seal. They Well Not Crack, Sag, Warp Or Shift.

Our Competition Uses the Thinnest PVC Walled Profile To Save Them Money And Cut Down Their Costs. Picture Frames Are Known To Hold The Largest Pieces Of Glass In Your Home. There Is No Strength Or Rigidness To Prevent Warp-age, Sagging, Or Structure To The Wall. This makes Wind Load Resistance Very Weak In Extreme Weather. Glass Is Hot Glued or 2-Way Taped In.

KC Window & Door Uses One Of The Thickest Profiles On The Market. There Is Superior Strength And Rigidness Preventing Sagging, Or Warp-age. This Adds Structure To The Wall Making Them Have A Very High Wind Load Resistance. There Is A Double Rubber Outside Glazing Seal Making A Ultra Tight Weather Seal.

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