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How Your Home’s Windows Can Be Affected by the Changing Seasons

The clothes we wear, the color of the foliage on the trees, and the songs we sing all tend to change depending on the time of year. Something that we generally don’t lend as much consideration to when the seasons change is our home’s windows. In many parts of the country, every few page turns of the calendar mean fluctuations ...

Awning Windows vs. Casement Windows: What Is the Difference?

There are myriad window styles readily available on today’s market, each offering a unique aesthetic and function. With so many options at your fingertips, it’s easy to get any two window styles mixed up, especially those that look and operate similarly. Take awning windows and casement windows, for instance. These particular window styles are popular among homeowners. But, although they ...

Your Guide on How to Keep Cold Air from Coming Through Your Windows

In Wisconsin and other parts of the country where the winters can be quite unforgiving, it can be difficult for homeowners to stop cold, outside air from permeating through their house windows. You could, of course, raise the thermostat and force your HVAC to compensate for the difference. However, that approach can lead to costly energy bills and doesn’t address ...

RBA at Menominee Casino Resort

RBA at Menominee Casino Resort Thank you to TopVu Media for filming this amazing video of a project recently completed at Menominee Casino Resort! The entire project called for the replacement of 108 windows. Our FIBREX® material features a proprietary wood composite frame that won't rot like traditional wood windows, but gives it more strength than vinyl alternatives. With new ...

Tips to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

Have you noticed a steady incline on your monthly energy bills? It could be due to poor energy efficiency in your home, causing your HVAC system to work harder to maintain a comfortable indoor temperature. Fortunately, you can improve your home’s thermal performance by: Investing in Energy-Efficient Windows One of the most common contributors to a home’s energy loss is ...

What is the Most Energy-Efficient Window Frame?

When searching for replacement windows, many homeowners place energy efficiency atop their list of priorities. And although virtually all house windows are advertised as being energy efficient, not all deliver the same level of thermal performance. In fact, there are myriad replacement window options available on today’s market, each with varying window frame materials, and each offering different levels of ...

Fibrex® vs. Aluminum Windows: Which is the Better Option for Your Home?

Opting to replace your house windows is no trivial investment. In order to ensure you won’t have to endure this process again for some time, it’s best to choose replacement windows that are of the highest quality. Two options you may have come across during your search are aluminum windows and Fibrex® windows. But which of the two best meets ...

Is Fibrex® Waterproof?

Does seeing a rainy or excessively humid day projected on the weather forecast elevate your level of concern for your home? It may be because the existing windows at your home do little to protect your home against the outdoor elements thanks to a poor seal with their window openings. This dilemma may place you in the market for replacement ...

Fibrex® vs. Wood Windows: Which is the Better Fit for Your Home?

As a homeowner weighing your options for your window replacement project, it’s easy to be enamored by the appearance of wood windows. Alone, the warm tones of natural wood can make for an exquisite touch to the existing décor of virtually any home’s interior. However, the drawbacks associated with real wood-framed windows are ultimately what deter many homeowners from investing ...

Are Fibrex® Windows Worth the Cost?

If you’ve entered the market for replacement windows, one aspect that may influence your decision is cost. Although you want to be fiscally responsible when determining which windows to install, it’s important to view your window replacement project as an investment, not an opportunity to cut corners. With that being said, you may have come across Fibrex® frame windows during ...

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