Fiberglass Windows Michigan
With a stronger frame than vinyl and more budget-friendly options than wood, fiberglass replacement windows are becoming an increasingly popular option among Michigan homeowners and business owners. If you are searching for the best fiberglass windows to have installed in your home, we would be happy to help you choose from all the brands and customizability options available. When working with Window Replacements Unlimited, you will be working directly with the owners, Tim and Ben, throughout the entire project. We stand behind our work and our primary focus is to make sure you are getting the perfect windows for your home.
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Benefits of Choosing Fiberglass Replacement Windows
Durability: One of the primary benefits of fiberglass windows is that they are not affected by water and they do not fluctuate. So, your fiberglass windows will not warp in extreme weather conditions.
Easy Maintenance: Fiberglass windows are extremely low maintenance, which makes them a convenient option for many people.
Quality: Fiberglass windows are long-lasting and do not lose resiliency as they age. Additionally, since fiberglass can be painted, you will have the option of changing up the look of your windows if you desire. Many Michigan homeowners prefer to have the quality look of painted wood for their fiberglass windows.
Fiberglass Wood Window
If you are a fan of wood windows, you may be able to find a fiberglass wood window to fit your needs. Andersen A-Series offers an exterior of fiberglass for easy maintenance while maintaining the beautiful look of wood interior. Additionally, there are several options for painting your fiberglass windows to look like wood. If you are looking for a long-lasting and more affordable option that still has the beauty of natural wood, fiberglass windows may be a good option for you.
Brands to Choose from for your Fiberglass Replacement Windows
Pella, Milgard, Marvin, and Andersen all carry fiberglass replacement windows. If you have another brand in mind, give Tim a call to see if your preferred brand offers a fiberglass replacement window for your home.
Fiberglass vs Vinyl Replacement Windows
Although vinyl and fiberglass are both made up of a type of plastic, fiberglass frames are reinforced with glass fibers for added strength and durability. Some studies suggest that fiberglass windows are eight times stronger than vinyl. Unlike vinyl and wood, fiberglass is sourced from the same materials as the glass panes so it can expand and contract at the same rate, so you will not experience warping and leaking with your fiberglass windows. As far as the visual design, you will typically have more options for customizability with fiberglass windows since they can be painted whereas vinyl cannot. Additionally, since fiberglass frames are stronger than vinyl, the frames are typically not as thick and allow for more ‘glass real estate’ to let in optimal natural light. Ultimately, both fiberglass and vinyl windows offer great insulation, low-maintenance, and a variety of options for the visual design.
Fiberglass Windows Cost
Another thing to consider is fiberglass windows price, which is generally 20-30% higher than alternatives. Experts suggest that if your budget allows you to go with fiberglass replacement windows, they do justify the higher costs because the slight advantages for durability, strength, appearance, and energy efficiency.
Schedule Your Free In-Home Estimate
If you are considering fiberglass replacement windows, Window Replacements Unlimited can handle the project for you. If you have any questions on the pros and cons of each fiberglass window option, we can help you find the best fiberglass windows for your home or business.