The Pros & Cons of Vinyl Windows

Last week we talked about the Top 9 Benefits of Vinyl Siding. This week we’ll continue our discussion about vinyl products, with a focus on vinyl windows. When it comes to choosing replacement windows in the Madison area, there is no shortage of options. To begin, there are materials choices that range from fiberglass, to wood, to vinyl. And within each materials category there are many brand options, as well as different series and styles within each brand.  This can often leave homeowners wondering how they’ll ever choose replacement windows for their home, which is why it’s so important to work with a windows contractor who takes the time to understand a homeowner’s needs and budget — which will ultimately narrow down choices to the ones that are best for each homeowner. Before we get into vinyl window benefits, it’s important to note that one of the most important parts of the process is choosing a quality window maker. Saving a few bucks on lesser-quality windows now, can cost much more in energy bills and

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Five Fantastic Facts about Fiberglass Windows

Fiberglass windows are amazing. Their benefits go much deeper than aesthetic appeal and energy efficiency, which is why we’d like to share five fantastic facts about fiberglass windows, as well as a bit of information regarding the top three fiberglass window brands we work with.  There’s no shortage of companies selling fiberglass windows in the Madison, WI, area, so before we get started with the benefits of the windows themselves, we’d like to mention the importance of a benefit not directly related to the windows — and that’s the windows contractor you choose to hire for the job. No matter which company you choose, make sure they are a local, licensed window contractor. As we talked about in a recent Beyond the Studs episode, installation errors can cause all kinds of problems with replacement windows. Inquiring about window warranties is also suggested, as this is also a determining factor in who you should work with and what window brand to have installed. OK, so on to five (plus a couple of extra) benefits of fiberglass

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