Take a look at the material that surrounds the glass in your window. This material is known as your window sash, and it might be made from wood, aluminum, vinyl, or maybe even fiberglass. If you are thinking of replacing your windows, one decision you'll need to make is the material you'll choose for your new window sashes. Fibrex® is Renewal by Andersen's proprietary window sash material. Here are five questions Cincinnati home owners often ask about Fibrex.
When it comes to replacing the windows in your Michigan home, you have options. You’re probably aware that the panes and glazing you choose will affect the energy efficiency of your replacement windows, but did you know that window frames also play a large role? If you’re looking for high performing window frames, consider state-of-the-art Fibrex®, offered exclusively by Renewal by Andersen. Here are some of the aspects that make Fibrex composite material unique.
Windows contain two major material components: the glass, and the material that makes up the frame and sash. Though many homeowners choose fiberglass for their sashes and frames, Fibrex®, a composite material from Renewal by Andersen, actually offers many benefits over fiberglass.
Here's a closer look at Fibrex, how it compares to fiberglass, and what makes it such a great choice for your Dayton, Ohio home.
If you're committed to green living and sustainability, it's important to focus not only on the glass components of your windows but also on the sash material. Renewal by Andersen is proud to offer Fibrex® material, a smart and sustainable alternative to vinyl and traditional wood replacement windows.
Cool weather is here, and it won't be long until cities all over the country experience their first snowfall. Hopefully the coming weather brings to mind romantic walks bundled up in coats and mittens, evenings by the fireplace and steaming cups of hot cocoa.
Just as its name implies, picture/combination windows are the combination of a picture window and one or more other window styles. All the windows are contained within one frame, which gives you the best features of each type of window style. If you’re in the market for replacement windows and are considering picture /combination windows, here are some of their benefits, besides a few considerations.
If you know that you want to get replacement windows in the near future, you should use the heat in your home during warm days to determine just what you need for your home. It is difficult to tell if excessive heating or cooling is a problem when the outside temperature is fairly moderate, but you should be able to gather more helpful information by performing a deep analysis when it is warm both outside and inside your home.
Nothing creates a distinctive look inside or outside of your home like bay windows or bow windows. Both not only add style, but will bring more light in the interior of your room. Because they both extend outward, they also offer a better view of the surrounding area than a traditional picture window.
As the inevitability of a good old freezing Michigan winter starts to bear down upon us this fall season, it's time to start thinking about your home's windows. If the idea of replacing your old windows with new energy efficient windows has been on your mind, we have 3 surprising benefits that will have you calling Renewal by Andersen of Greater Michigan in no time.