If you’ve noticed an uptick in your recent energy bills, it’s possible that your windows are no longer performing the functions that they should, including rejecting heat transfer during extreme weather conditions. Now that winter’s here, you can’t just rely on your heating to keep your indoors comfortable. You need to have replacement windows that […]
Many replacement windows are built with vinyl or wood frames. While these materials have some advantages, they also have major drawbacks, such as poor insulation and onerous maintenance requirements. A far superior frame material is Fibrex®, a composite material exclusively available through Renewal by Andersen®.
Choosing the right kind of frame material for replacement windows used to involve trade-offs. Wood was favored for its durability, beauty, and insulation, but is susceptible to expansion and contraction due to temperature changes. Vinyl, on the other hand, requires minimal maintenance, but is nowhere near as durable as wood. The good news is, homeowners […]
Image: akahodag More than ever before, the construction industry is making the choice of environmentally sustainable products and practices a must instead of a plus. Here’s how you can make your home greener in terms of materials as well as energy efficiency with Fibrex-built windows. What’s Fibrex? The lonely, tumbledown red barn alongside your favorite windy […]