Despite being relatively new in the market, vinyl has become a popular window material among many homeowners. Today, Home Pro Exteriors, Inc., your local window and roof repair contractor, discusses some quick facts about vinyl windows you might not know about.
Cost-Efficient Window Option
The early 1970s saw the introduction of vinyl windows as an inexpensive option on the market. One of the reasons why they’ve become a popular choice among homeowners is because they hold one of the lowest price tags of any window material.
Wide Range of Color and Style Options
In the early years since they were introduced to the market, vinyl windows were only available in either white or cream. Thanks to decades of innovations, along with their growing demand, you can now find them in a wide range of styles, colors and finishes.
Versatile Window Material
The name vinyl comes from polyvinyl chloride—also known as PVC. It is an economical and versatile thermoplastic polymer widely used in building and construction. Apart from windows, you can find other products with PVC as the main component like siding, pipes, wire and cable insulation and medical devices.
Vinyl windows don’t require as much maintenance as wood windows. To maintain their classic elegance, wooden frames have to be sanded, painted, or stained. The beauty of vinyl windows, meanwhile, can be preserved using only mild soap and water.
In addition to being durable, vinyl windows also contribute to a home’s energy efficiency. You can find ones that contain insulation inside the hollow frames, shoring up their thermal performance to ensure overall indoor comfort. This is further enhanced with at least two panes of glass with a spacer and argon gas fill in between.
At Home Pro Exteriors, Inc., we offer energy-efficient, easy to clean, and expertly constructed windows that can withstand daily wear and tear. We are proud to be partnered with the industry’s leading window manufacturers. When you need replacement windows, you can rest assured that our products are of the highest quality.
Count on us for your other exterior home improvement needs, including roof replacement and siding installation. Call (845) 343-1777 today or fill out our contact form for a free professional consultation. We serve residents of Middletown, NY, and the surrounding areas.