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Every builder installs windows at one time or another. Maybe the architect specs them or the homeowner chooses them. Or, most often, you install the familiar brands carried by your local lumberyards. Rarely do you get a chance to shop brands, and almost never is it possible to compare one brand side by side with another. We thought it would be useful to do just that, so we ordered and paid for ten clad-wood casement windows from leading national manufacturers. We ordered all of the windows in a similar frame size — 24 by 36 inches, or as close to that as possible — and specified white cladding and right-hand operation. Prices