If you’re looking for NewSouth windows reviews we can help. New South Window Solutions had been one of the typical direct to consumer window companies. They did the whole “we make our own windows” sales pitch that you see from one or two companies in almost every city.
Those companies are usually not the best deal around and it looks like the same was true for NewSouth windows.
In 2020 NewSouth was bought out by PGT Windows
This was a bit of a surprising move. Typically PGT windows had been a more typical wholesale manufacturer selling their products through dealers all over Florida. They had been expanding out of Florida, but it seemed that was the bulk of their business.
We had seen a lot of negative feedback from customers regarding product quality and service from PGT. It’s hard to say if that’s evidence of a problem of just a handful of issues that you might see from any manufacturer. You can see the comments on this page to see what I’m talking about.
With the acquisition of NewSouth, PGT is in the retail window business which means they’re competing with their wholesale customers. That can be a tricky situation. I’m not sure how well it’ll work out in the long run.
Will their wholesale customers keep buying from PGT now that they’re competing with their own supplier? Only time will tell.
Are NewSouth windows any good?
They look perfectly fine, but I don’t see anything remarkable about them. NewSouth talks about using non-metallic spacers in the glass which is a pretty common option.
They also talk about meeting Florida efficiency requirements which are also very easy for modern windows to meet.
You will see promotions like this for NewSouth which, in my mind, is a sure sign they’re not offering a great deal. We’ve written about promotions like this in the past. In my mind they should be illegal, but they’re not so companies keep doing them.
I’ve never seen a company that uses fake sales like these to actually offer a good deal on windows. I think ads like this are a clear sign that you might want to look elsewhere.
If you’re interested in the sales and advertising tricks often used in this industry check this section for more info.
What about New South windows prices?
Based on the info I’ve reviewed from a reader of the site it looks like they’re using some of the old fashioned sales strategies that we’ve written about before. For example, you can see this New South windows quote where a customer was shown a “list price” and then almost a 50% discount if he were to sign today.
In my humble opinion that’s not typically a sign that you’re actually getting a good deal.
What’s the bottom line?
Based on the negative feedback we’ve seen about PGT windows and the silly advertising gimmicks I’d look elsewhere.
What should you do if you think I’m wrong about something?
Post a comment below and let us know. It’s always our goal to post accurate info along with our opinions and I’m interested in your opinion as well.
How can you find a great window company?
When shopping for windows I do always suggest finding a great installation company before you fall in love with any particular window model. There are plenty of great window options out there but not as many local companies that are great to work with.
To know which companies to avoid you can find common window sales tactics here. That’s become one of the most popular sections on the site.
Remember, for more great window company info you can find our suggestions for the best local companies in 2023 right here. There’s no need to work with a company that gives you the run-around or makes the process difficult. There are plenty of fish in the sea as they say. The best way to get started is to check out our list of great window companies here.