Sims Alliance Hawthorne Vinyl Windows


With the Hawthorne line of Alliance windows, Sims Exteriors & Remodeling brings a complete line of vinyl products designed for optimum energy savings combined with aesthetic beauty to the Madison WI area. Hawthorne vinyl windows from Alliance are ideal as high-quality replacement windows or in new construction. These maintenance-free new windows provide great looks, energy efficiency and a Limited Lifetime Warranty.

The Hawthorne line within the Alliance Window System is designed to meet the demands of architects, builders and quality conscious homeowners. As the needs of the residential building industry change, the Alliance line of vinyl windows stays one step ahead – providing high-performance vinyl windows for any application where new windows are required.

Exceptional design and engineering built around the best materials provides the ultimate in replacement window value. On top of exceptional appearance, Alliance windows bring convenience, security and performance to every installation.

New Windows for Every Situation

What does your design call for? Do you need classic double-hung vinyl windows? Casement windows? Or a unique slider? There’s a size and shape to fit your needs.

Hawthorne new windows are heavy-walled, multi-channel designs ready to take on the most challenging Madison WI weather. They are rigorously tested to be weather-tight and energy efficient.

Hawthorne Double-Hung Vinyl Windows

The double-hung window is among the most popular of all new windows. Hawthorne windows feature a tilt-in system to allow cleaning the outside glass from inside the house – ideal for today’s popular multi-story homes.

Additional convenience and performance features of the double-hung replacement windows include:

  • Heavy-walled PVC framing provides natural insulation
  • Closed cell compression seals resist air and water penetration
  • Fin-Seal weather stripping at the sill provides addition protection from air infiltration
  • ¾-inch insulating glass for optimum energy efficiency
  • InnovarivE® high-performance glass incorporates a Low E coating specifically engineered for local requirement
  • Warm Edge spacers don’t conduct heat/cold to resist energy flow through the edge of the glass
  • Ridged sill design prevents screens from rattling even on very windy days
  • The Coil Constant Force System provides uniform pressure for easy raising and lowering and never needs adjusting

The Hawthorne Slider, a Unique Choice

The slider is a simple design for special applications. Hawthorne sliders have features few competitors can match, including:

  • Two sets of double-wheeled brass rollers to transfer the weight of glass directly to the frame, reducing stress on sash components
  • An integral track allows rollers to glide effortlessly for fingertip operation
  • Both sashes of a twin vent and the operating vent lift out for easy cleaning
  • Independent weep chambers on the frame for effective water runoff
  • Heavy-walled PVC framing provides natural insulation
  • ¾-inch insulating glass for optimum energy efficiency
  • InnovarivE® high-performance glass incorporates a Low E coating specifically engineered for local requirement
  • Warm Edge spacers don’t conduct heat/cold to resist energy flow through the edge of the glass

Casement Windows – A Contemporary Replacement Window Option

Hawthorne casement windows apply the latest in engineering and technology to provide secure, high-efficiency vinyl windows for every new and replacement window requirement. High-efficiency and performance features include:

  • Sashes that open completely so windows may be cleaned from inside the house
  • All components are corrosion resistant for trouble-free operation and long life
  • Sashes have multiple locking points for tight seals and reliable security
  • A rugged hardware system allows even the largest casements or operate smoothly and effortlessly
  • Three layers of weather stripping provide a reliable barrier to air and water infiltration
  • Narrow frame provide maximum exposed glass area
  • ¾-inch insulating glass for optimum energy efficiency
  • InnovarivE® high-performance glass incorporates a Low E coating specifically engineered for local requirement
  • Warm Edge spacers don’t conduct heat/cold to resist energy flow through the edge of the glass

When ‘Just a Window’ Isn’t Enough

When it’s time to make a statement or expand your living space with style, there’s a Hawthorne bay window or bow window that fills the bill. These multi-window applications come with all the benefits of the best Alliance vinyl windows plus additional performance features of their own. Adding impact to your living space and providing a facelift to your home, bay windows and bow windows include unique features such as:

  • Insulated head and seat boards for maximum weather protection while providing added living space.
  • Architectural design, engineering with a minimal amount of exposed caulking and even sight lines to maximize the external appearance.
  • An adjustable suspension system for maximum support and precision adjustment
  • Insulated mullions to minimize cold spots and drafts.
  • Insulated head and seatboard for greater resistance to cold and condensation.
  • Stainable grade wood veneer
  • Unique Alliance detailing to provide the maximum viewing area
  • Warm Edge Technology – Non-conductive spacer provides barrier to heat transfer in insulating glass unit
  • Weather proof vinyl capping system – Maximum weather protection and minimal maintenance.
  • Melamine laminate to exterior and continuous pre-capping
  • InnovarivE® high-performance glass incorporates a Low E coating specifically engineered for local requirement

Exciting Finishing Touches for Your New Windows

Once you’ve determined the right shape, size and design for your new windows, it’s time to get even more creative with the finishing touches available on Alliance windows. Consider these:

  • Available in 9 standard exterior colors
  • Custom matched colors available
  • Available in 5 interior colors – from solids to wood grains
  • Clear-Vue Screens
    • Standard on all Hawthorne models
    • Premium mesh for enhanced airflow and transmission of natural light
    • Enhanced insect protection
    • Maximizes outward visibility
    • Infused with Mircoban® antimicrobial protectant for added cleanliness

There are options to consider, too:

  • Foam-In-Frame insulation
    • Adds strength and rigidity to frame
    • Enhances sound deadening qualities
    • Enhances energy efficiency through increased thermal performance
    • Foam fills entire cavity to provide complete coverage without voids

Lifetime Warranty for Vinyl Windows

The Assurance Plus® Limited Lifetime Warranty from Alliance applies to any manufacturing defect and/or component failure. Satisfied customers have made it clear, the warranty is “as good as it gets.” Assurance Plus includes:

  • Coverage of labor for five years
  • Coverage of materials for a lifetime
  • Warranty coverage is transferable to a second owner up to 20 years after initial installation
  • Features a standard commercial warranty of 20 years

Sims Exteriors & Remodeling is proud to represent a Midwest-oriented manufacturer of high-performance vinyl windows. The Sims and Alliance team provides exceptional products, unparalleled service and reliable after the sale. Rely on Sims to help you choose the best new windows for your home and the most durable, reliable vinyl windows for your home in Madison WI.