Select the Right Framing Material: Know About Fibrex®March 16, 2015
You need to consider several factors when replacing old and worn-out windows so you can select the right replacements for your home. One of the things that can help you determine the best window choice is the framing material.
If you’re having a hard time choosing the right windows, professionals on replacement windows in Milwaukee like us at Renewal by Andersen® can help you. Aside from the glass, the framing of your windows plays a part in keeping your home energy-efficient. According to Remodeling magazine, the frames provide about 10% to 30% of a windows’ capability to withstand the weather. If the framing material gets damaged easily, you may not fully benefit from the insulation provided by the glazing.
Aluminum, wood, and vinyl are common materials used for window frames. Your selection may affect how your replacement windows are going to perform. While these options have their own sets of advantages, Renewal by Andersen offers a framing material that outshines and outperforms all the rest – Fibrex®.
Fibrex is an advanced composite material that is made up of reclaimed wood fiber. What makes it unique and better than other materials is that it combined the low-maintenance quality of vinyl and the durability of wood, giving you a framing material that you can rely on for years and regardless of the season. It helps ensure that your home will stay protected from various weather conditions and can stay properly insulated for your comfort. As it is designed never to rot, fade, pit, or corrode, your windows are going to look beautiful and eye-catching for a long time.
If you’re planning to install a new double hung, picture, or casement window in Milwaukee, make sure the frame is made from durable materials, like Fibrex. For more information on framing materials or our windows, call Renewal by Andersen of Milwaukee today.