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What is Fiberglass and why do fiberglass windows make sense for your [[taregetlocation]], MI home?

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Having to replace your windows is something that you’ll more than likely have to deal with one time or another during your time as a homeowner. With all the options on the market, the search for replacement windows can quickly become an intimidating task filled with opinions on the best option you can select. We want to help make your replacement window search a little simpler by providing you with the information you are looking for.

You’ve most likely landed here because you want to find more information about your fiberglass window options. First we’ll take a small step back and figure out what fiberglass is exactly.

Fiberglass has been used since the late 30s, and while the most common application is home insulation, fiberglass is used in a vast array of products today, including as a fix for automobile damage. Fiberglass itself is formed from thin fibers of glass that are woven together and are commonly used with various types of resin depending on their application.

Now that we have a little more understanding of what fiberglass is composed of, what makes fiberglass windows so appealing? For starters, fiberglass windows have better energy efficiency than aluminum windows due to their construction and ability to retain both hot and cool air. They are also subject to less shrinkage compared to vinyl, so keep that in mind depending on the climate you experience in Grand Rapids.

No matter what stage of the window replacement process you’re in, and whether you select vinyl, wood, or fiberglass windows, you need to be fully informed of the decision you’re making. Windows impact the comfort of your home, after all, and your comfort is our priority. So if you have any questions in your search for replacement windows, please reach out to your Grand Rapids Pella showroom at 616-201-0206. Our showrooms have a variety of replacement windows for you to see in person so you can be sure you have the right option for your house and your budget.