Milgard Tuscany Series & Milgard Aluminum Series Comparison Guide

Tuscany Series vs. Aluminum Series

The Tuscany Series and Aluminum Series from Milgard are both San Diego homeowners’ top picks. Aluminum windows remain a popular choice for new construction and replacement projects and have been for decades due to their strength, durability, and lasting value. These contemporary Aluminum windows are beautiful, timeless pieces for your home. Tuscany Series is also consistently at the top of the list as it is best known for its coveted premium vinyl windows in Milgard’s signature vinyl formula, offering superior performance and energy efficiency. Elegance and style are easily achieved with these window options.

Milgard Windows - Tuscany Windows

Tuscany Series

Tuscany Series is Milgard’s traditional line of windows as well as its top of the line vinyl window. It offers great premium features, functionality, quality, and energy efficiency.  Tuscany Series offers classic styles of windows with thicker frames giving off a basic but sturdy look.

Aluminum Windows

Aluminum Series

Milgard’s Aluminum Series offers windows that combine strength, durability, and design flexibility. It offers a wide range of styles, popularly for contemporary designs that are sure to meet your design needs and style preferences.

Material

Window frame material and composition is a significant factor in choosing the best windows for your home. Both Milgard series are highly durable and offer a wide range of style options for whichever material matches your style. Tuscany Series windows are made with Milgard’s signature vinyl formula and Aluminum Series windows in Milgard’s premium quality aluminum material.

Tuscany Series
Aluminum Series
Frame
Window Pricing
Patio Door Pricing
Vinyl
Aluminum
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 Price

Though price varies depending on customization needs, material costs, among others, the price for both series is relatively the same. Both provide great value to homeowners, making them more affordable and worth every cent for all the benefits you can get.

Warranty

Milgard Tuscany Series and Aluminum Series are covered by Milgard’s full lifetime warranty. You can expect great benefits such as repair or replacement of any defect in materials or workmanship which covers costs of all parts and labor for as long as the purchaser owns his home. The warranty coverage extends up to 10 years from the installation date, benefiting successive owners without charge.

Tuscany Series
Aluminum Series
Full Lifetime Warranty
Glass Breakage Coverage
Even Sightlines

Operation Styles

The Milgard Tuscany series offers most of the common styles and types of windows, including a double-hung, bay and bow styles which aren’t as common as the standard window styles like the single hung. Milgard’s Aluminum series offers a similar set of options for window styles that are more modern and sleek in design.

Tuscany Series
Trinsic Series
Single Hung
Double Hung
Horizontal Slider
Double Horizontal Slider
Picture
Radius / Arch Top
Awning
Bay & Bow
Sliding Patio Door
French Sliding Patio Door
Out-Swing Patio Door
In-Swing Patio Door
Casement
Operating Style - Custom
Door Style - Custom Sizes

Color Options

Tuscany Series and Aluminum Series color options are available in standard interior, exterior, and premium exterior colors with coating technology to ensure they last. Standard interior and exterior colors for both lines offer two options: tan and white. Explore the many color options available and other customizable features Milgard has to offer.

Tuscany Series
Aluminum Series

Frame Color Options – Interior

Frame Color Options – Exterior

Standard
White - Tan
Matching Interior & Exterior Colors Only
Standard Aluminum
Bronze Anodized - Clear Anodized
Thermally Improved Aluminum
Bronze Anodized - Clear Anodized - White
Standard
White - Tan
Premium
Ivory - Sand - Fog
Silver - Classic Brown - Espresso
Bronze
White Interior Only
Standard Aluminum
Bronze Anodized - Clear Anodized
Thermally Improved Aluminum
Bronze Anodized - Clear Anodized - White

Hardware

Milgard Tuscany features a Folding Nesting Casement Operator and a sleek SmartTouch® window lock that is incorporated into the sash. It can be opened with a single motion and locks securely. Milgard’s Aluminum Series also offers user-friendly locks with a default Standard Casement Operator.

Window Hardware Finishes

Standard
White - Tan
Will only match interior frame color
selection of white, tan, or clay
Hardware will match frame color
Standard Aluminum
White - Clear Anodized - Bronze Anodized
Thermally Improved Aluminum
Clear Anodized - Bronze Anodized

Tuscany Window Hardware Options

Standard:
folding nesting Folding Nesting Operator
sash lock Sash Lock
smarttouch-lock SmartTouch Lock

Aluminum Window Hardware Options

Standard
Push Out Operator
Thermally Improved
Push Out Operator
Roto Operator

Door Hardware Finishes

Standard
White - Tan
Oil Rubbed Bronze
Decorative
Brushed Chrome - Satin Nickel
Standard
White - Tan

Tuscany Door Hardware Options

Standard:
traditional door handle Traditional Door Handle
SmartTouch sliding door handle (interior) milgard SmartTouch Sliding Door (Interior)
SmartTouch sliding door handle (exterior) milgard SmartTouch Sliding Door (Exterior)
Decorative:
swinging door handle tuscany Swinging Door Handle (Any Hardware Color Options)
smartTouch bolt Swinging Door Handle
decorative sliding door d handle Sliding Door D Handle  (Any Hardware Color Options)

Aluminum Door Hardware Options

Standard Aluminum
Sliding Door Handle (Interior)
Sliding Door Handle (Exterior)
Thermally Improved Aluminum
Sliding Door Handle (Interior)
Sliding Door Handle (Exterior)

Our Recommendations

Both the Tuscany Series windows and Aluminum Series windows are an excellent choice for your window projects for new construction or for replacement. They are both versatile, durable, energy-efficient, and provide all the benefits you would look for in a window.