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MERITS OF WINDOW FRAMING MATERIAL AND INSTALLATION METHOD

When shopping for windows, remember that the frame is essential in any window unit. There are many materials used for it, such as wood, vinyl, and aluminum. One that is popular among many homeowners today is Fibrex®, a patented composite material from Renewal by Andersen®.

Fibrex

This frame is particularly popular because of its durability. It doesn’t crack, corrode, pit, or rot. Moreover, it has excellent insulating properties that limit heat transfer both in summer and in winter.

Due to its low thermal expansion rate, Fibrex performs better than other materials in any season regardless of the temperature in your area. Unlike vinyl, Fibrex exp ands or contracts very little.

These qualities of Fibrex are contributing factors to the energy efficiency of Renewal by Andersen windows.

Installation

Proper installation is vital in the performance of your windows. An in-home consultation is recommended before you purchase replacements so a window expert can help you choose a fitting selection for your home.

Each home structure is unique and has different requirements and every window installation requires the technical knowhow and judgment of an expert.

There are two installation methods: insert and full frame replacement. The method applicable for your windows installation in St. Charles MO is relative to the current condition of your window cases.

Insert Window

This technique is applicable when your previous window frame and sill have a square profile, solid, and still in good condition. Trim and casing must remain in its place during the entire installation procedure. The current construction must also allow usage of insert, while maintaining the structural integrity of the window.

Full Frame Window

This procedure is suitable when your existing window frame couldn’t accommodate an insert replacement and it incurred damage that is no longer repairable. Full frame is also a fitting choice if you would like to boost the energy efficiency of your home.

To make the most out of your home improvement investment, opt for St. Charles Missouri energy efficient windows. But importantly, have them professionally installed to perform effectively. Consult the experts from Renewal by Andersen of St. Louis for a suitable selection for your house. We offer double hung, casement, bay and bow, picture, sliding, awning, and specialty windows made from Fibrex.

Call us today at (314) 310-3636 to schedule an in-home consultation at no cost to you.

Reviews

"This was one of the best experiences I've ever had with a company. I ordered the windows in November and was told they wouldn't be here until July. That kind of delay the new norm so I wasn't a bit upset with the timeline. I was given an early present when they called to say the windows would be in at the beginning of May. We agreed on the week of May 16th to do the installation, there were 30 windows and a sliding door to install. They arrived promptly on their scheduled install date, and got straight to work. By the end of day one, they had all the upstairs windows complete and their work was incredible. Day two came with more of the same, the crew showed up promptly, got straight to work, and when they left they had every window downstairs installed. The third day they again arrived on-time, and got to work installing the door. The door and windows are perfectly installed. The two lads that did the installation did a phenomenal job, and were friendly to boot. I would give them more business if I had any :) The service I received from the company was great. They kept me abreast of anything that was going on with my order. I appreciate my concierge, Christina, she was good at communicating timelines and getting everything scheduled."

Lane Maxwell
Jun 28, 2022

"The two installers were great! They were polite and hard working and they cleaned up all the outside and inside. It was like they were never here. As for the windows, I love them, not only looks great, they are efficient. Now every window in my home has Renewal by Anderson."

Mark Palsgrove
Jun 23, 2022

"We had the pleasure recently of having Andersen replace all of our windows. From the very first interaction with the office personnel through the completion of the project, they have been nothing but professional. From Brian our sales rep to Christina the appointment scheduler, they were a pleasure to interact with. Installers Keith, John, and Evan were fantastic to work with. They went above and beyond to repair an area which was slightly damaged during the removal of a window...caulked and painted it. They took extra precaution to ensure the floors were covered while working inside and cleaned up each day inside and out. We love the look of our new windows and can't wait to enjoy the savings in utilities they'll provide. Thanks so much Renewal by Andersen!!"

Kevin Corrigan
Jun 15, 2022

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