When people are shopping for replacement windows, the first thought that comes to mind is usually vinyl or wood. While these windows serve their purpose, it’s important to be up to date on all the latest features that specific types of windows have to offer. How are you going to know what fits your needs? Keep reading to find out why Fiberglass might be the best option for you.
If you’re looking for longevity and durability, look no further. Even James Hardie is on board. Industry leader Marvin Windows and Doors leads the way with Infinity windows made of Ultrex Fiberglass, speaking volumes that this trend isn’t going anywhere.
Fiberglass windows are strong. Really, really strong. They are so incredibly durable and long lasting that replacement windows aren’t nearly in the picture as much. They are also low maintenance, and most come with a sleek design. You’ll get the same beautiful appearance of wood windows, but you’ll be increasing energy efficiency due to convenient Fiberglass features. These include:
- Traditional appearances
- Narrower window profiles
- 8x stronger than vinyl, 3.5x stronger than wood composites, 3x stronger than wood
- Less thermal expansion rate
- Low thermal expansion rate
- Won’t discolor, rot, rust, never needs sanding, scraping, or painting
Bottom line: If you’re looking for replacement windows, don’t let the newness of Fiberglass windows derail you from exploring them as options. Not only are they energy-efficient, but they’re lower maintenance, and they look great, too.