Types of Materials Used in Replacement Windows
Window frames 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 wood and vinyl. Each frame material has its advantages and disadvantages.
Producing higher R-values, Wood Windows are unaffected by temperature extremes, and are less prone to condensation, but they require considerable maintenance in the form of periodic painting. More Info >>
R elatively new and not yet widely available. They have the highest R-values of all frames however they will be more expensive than replacement windows made of aluminum or vinyl. More Info >>