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What is Fiberglass and why do fiberglass windows make sense for your [[taregetlocation]], and Roanoke, Virginia 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 hunt for replacement windows can quickly become an intimidating task riddled with opinions on the best option you can select. We want to help make your replacement window search a little simpler by giving you the information you need.

You’ve most likely landed here because you want to know more about your fiberglass window options. Before we get started, let’s take a small step back and determine what fiberglass is exactly.

Fiberglass has been around since the late 30s, and while its most commonly used for 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 typically used with different types of resin depending on their application.

Now that we have a little more understanding of what fiberglass is composed of, why are fiberglass windows so appealing? First, 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 this in mind based on your climate in North Carolina.

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. Your comfort is at stake, 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 North Carolina Pella showroom at 866-539-4196. 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 family and your budget.