Comparing/Contrasting Window Materials

ChoosingTheRightWindowsPicking the perfect replacement windows for your home can be difficult. Between window styles, sizes and materials, you have a lot of options to choose from. How should you compare and contrast to find the best fit for your home? Follow the steps below to make the right decision.

Step 1 – Choose Your Window Style

Tundraland Series ™ windows are offered in a wide variety of styles. Choosing the right one depends on the type and size of room, along with your personal taste and benefit preferences. Check out our infographic highlighting the different types of windows and their biggest perks.

Step 2 – Choose Your Window Material

Once you’ve picked your window style,you may think the hardest decision has been made, but the window materials you choose are just as important. Which elements are most important to you? Style, durability or energy efficiency?

Vinyl Windows

  • Durability: High
  • Energy Efficiency: High
  • Aesthetics: Moderate-High
  • Maintenance: Low

Aluminum Windows

  • Durability: High
  • Energy Efficiency: Low-Moderate (Can be high when combined with insulating materials)
  • Aesthetics: Moderate-High
  • Maintenance: Very Low

Fiberglass Windows

  • Durability: High
  • Energy Efficiency: High
  • Aesthetics: Moderate-High
  • Maintenance: Moderate

Wood/Wood-Clad Windows

  • Durability: Moderate
  • Energy Efficiency: Low-Moderate
  • Aesthetics: High
  • Maintenance: Moderate-High

Composite Windows

  • Durability: Moderate-High
  • Energy Efficiency: Moderate-High
  • Aesthetics: Moderate-High
  • Maintenance: Low-Moderate

Still stumped on picking the perfect windows? Don’t hesitate to contact a knowledgeable window replacement representative from Tundraland in Kaukauna, WI to help you weigh the pros and cons. We look forward to providing you with expert advice and service for your Wisconsin home.

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