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Simonton Reflections 5500 Review & Cost

About Simonton Windows

Simonton has been a leading manufacturer of energy-efficient vinyl windows since the early 1980s, and only continues to become more innovative with each passing year. The Simonton portfolio of products includes 12 different window and patio door lines with varying structural and stylistic features to suit any home style. All windows by Simonton are manufactured in the USA and are installed with industry-leading lifetime warranties and thermal performance. Simonton offers a limited lifetime warranty on many of their products, and they also offer a limited warranty transfer.

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Simonton is committed to always improving customer satisfaction with the highest‐quality products available and unbeatable service. Throughout the past decade, the brand has been honored with a number of prestigious awards, including being a seven-time recipient of the Highest in Builder and Remodeler Satisfaction by J.D. Power.

Vinyl windows are also recyclable and environmentally-friendly because they cut down on the volume of natural building materials used in construction.

About Simontons Reflections 5500

The 5500 Series is the pinnacle Reflections line, and is set apart by a host of available styles, features and advanced glass packages. The 5500 line is the most popular of Simonton lines due to its affordable pricing and wide array of features. While slightly more expensive than the Reflections 5050 Series, the style options and increased durability are worth the investment.

Reflections 5500 Features

The Reflections 5500 Series is manufactured with Decorum® exterior colors in either white or tan, interior wood grain in Driftwood, Maple, Antique Cherry, or Contemporary Oak, and distinctive hardware in many finish options. Reflections 5500 models possess equal sight lines, where the vertical edge of the top and bottom sashes line up. This allows the windows to beautifully match the charming look of old wood windows without matching the high cost or maintenance.

5500 windows are manufactured with inverted welds, so the corners are not victim to manufacturing errors that can happen with vinyl. The 5500 window frame is coil balanced so it opens easily. The Reflections 5500 line includes interlocking meeting rails to prevent drafts seal out moisture. Additionally, all windows in the series have double layered weather stripping for extra protection and insulating glass that provides maximum efficiency, sound dampening and security. The sashes are also a tilt-in/lift-out design for easy cleaning.

Reflections 5500 Benefits

With vinyl, customers benefit from the beautiful appearance of wood without the high price. Vinyl windows are durable and long lasting while also remaining low maintenance. In addition, they are extremely energy efficient, which can provide homeowners with a reduced energy bill.

Simonton windows are a leader in energy-efficiency because they strive for industry-best U-rating and R-rating, which refer to rate of heat transfer and level of insulation. All styles are available in ENERGY STAR upgraded glass, double pane privacy glass, and double pane tempered glass. The energy-efficient frames and glass used reduces heating and cooling bills with Low-E glaze on the outside and Argon Gas on the inside. The U Factor of a Simonton window averages .29 with a thermal performance of 4, and a solar heat gain coefficient of .42.

The Reflections 5500 Series from Simonton offers premium windows with a variety of features and benefits. Windows from this series are great for those looking for a wide variety of customization options with impressive energy efficiency.

To explore more about the Simonton Reflections 5500 Series windows, speak to a HireHaven expert at 888.392.4236 or visit