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Window Materials For Your Chicago Home

Different Materials for Every Need

When it comes to choosing the right windows for your home, the choices can seem almost endless. At Chicago Windows Solutions, we’ll work with you to choose the best windows for your home, starting with the optimal materials for your needs.

Not sure what material works best for you? Here’s a quick overview of the materials we commonly install on Chicago homes:

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Vinyl Windows

Your windows add a lot to the appearance of your house. Vinyl windows are a great way to make a statement in Chicago without adding much extra cost to your window replacement. Our craftsmen are trained to install a variety of window brands, giving you the freedom to choose any look you’d like.

Vinyl windows come in nearly any shape and color, some with more glass than others. We’ll work with you to choose the best window style for your space, without compromising on durability and energy efficiency. 

Speaking of efficiency, vinyl windows are a budget-friendly way to lower your energy bills and improve the comfort of your home. Modern, high-performance vinyl windows can make a big difference when compared to your existing windows, saving you plenty of money in the long run as you battle the Chicago elements.

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Fiberglass Windows

The Chicago weather can be tough on our homes over time, leaving many to choose windows made from stronger materials than vinyl. Some of our customers choose fiberglass windows for their homes, as they provide many of the same benefits as a vinyl window with improved durability for years to come.

Unlike vinyl windows, fiberglass windows aren’t damaged by harsh sunlight over time. This means your windows can last many summers without warping or cracking, preventing some of the long-term maintenance costs that can sometimes be associated with vinyl windows.

When it comes to efficiency, fiberglass windows generally perform the same as their vinyl counterparts. Our installation team will ensure your new windows are insulated and sealed properly, giving you and your family a comfortable experience with reduced energy bills.

Aluminum clad windows on a modern Chicago home.

Aluminum-Clad Windows

For the maximum durability, it’s hard to beat aluminum-clad wood windows. Their aluminum exterior provides excellent long-term durability while the wooden interior offers great energy efficiency and customizability. Aluminum-clad windows are available in a wide range of styles, offering warmth and comfort to homes of nearly any type and theme.

Wood is an excellent material for windows, as it helps insulate the home and can last for quite a long time. With the aluminum exterior, this durability is further improved by keeping out bugs, protecting it from weather and damage, and adding structural integrity.

Aluminum-clad windows are a fantastic choice for decades of durability, homes with a particular style in mind, and those that might experience the harsher weather conditions in Chicago. Our craftsmen are experienced at installing a wide range of windows of all materials, and always make sure you’re set up for long-term success. Replacing windows is what we do best!

To learn more about Chicago Windows Solutions or to schedule a free quote, contact us today.

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