Replacement Windows Materials

Using the Right Material for Your Home

When you hear manufacturers talk about “replacement windows materials” they are referring to the window frames. They are available in a variety of materials including aluminum, wood, vinyl, and fiberglass. Frames may be primarily composed of one material or they may be a combination of different materials, such as a wood composite. Each replacement windows materials has its advantages and disadvantages and there isn’t one right answer – the window material you choose depends on where you live, your home’s style, your budget, and required maintenance. Do your research to determine which replacement windows materials will provide your home with many years of faithful service!

Aluminum

A virtually maintenance-free exterior that resists the elements.

Ideal for customized window design, aluminum frames are ideal for commercial replacement windows, and can be a budget-friendly option. Learn More >>

Vinyl

An excellent, low-maintenance window – one of the most popular for residential replacement windows. Their sturdy vinyl material is strong as well as able to provide very good energy savings. Vinyl windows are available in a wide range of styles and shapes. Learn More >>

Wood

Strength, beauty, and shape makes this window a top replacement window choice for homeowners. Wood windows is a core product for many of today’s window manufacturers. Their ability to remain unaffected in extreme temperatures is only part of their appeal. Learn More >>

Fiberglass

A new material with great potential – low maintenance, great ratings and performance. The fiberglass window is not yet widely available. They are a tough, weather-resistant material with the highest R-values of all frames. Learn More >>

Fibrex – Andersen Windows

Manufactured for strength and flexibility in style from Renewal by Andersen. Fibrex windows combines excellent durability and insulation properties in this low-maintenance material. Learn More >>

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