Getting new windows can be a troublesome ordeal, especially with so many options available. However, our window and roof repair experts recommend getting fiberglass windows for your home. This is because fiberglass windows offer a few advantages over other more popular picks.
Low Maintenance Requirements
Fiberglass windows have frames made of a material that neither rusts nor rots, even under the most humid conditions. Add the fact that most fiberglass windows are colored during the manufacturing process and there’s virtually no need to use protective coatings or paints to keep the windows looking good as new. This translates to long-term savings on maintenance, making them extremely cost-effective.
Although fiberglass windows are relatively lightweight, they do a good job of resisting cracks or dents caused by strong impacts. This makes fiberglass windows a favorite among windows and roof repair experts as replacements for older windows that may have already suffered from heavy storm damage.
Better Energy Savings
Fiberglass may not shed heat as fast as metal-frame windows, but it’s not an issue in the first place because it doesn’t absorb a lot of heat in the first place. A set of well-insulated fiberglass windows will do a great job keeping outdoor heat (or cold) from seeping into the home, resulting in a more energy-efficient home.
Longer Window Lifespan
While both vinyl and fiberglass windows can be molded with different textures, fiberglass has the better, long-term appeal. A vinyl window will look cheap and age faster than a fiberglass window, showing signs of sagging or fading which could ruin its look. According to window and roof repair experts, a fiberglass window can look as good as new for decades.
Are you looking for fiberglass windows? Let 3JM Exteriors, Inc help you with that. Contact us at (630) 985-6494 or fill out our contact form to get a free quote. We are the leading roofing and window services contractor in Barrington, Woodridge and Northbrook, IL.