Answers to FAQs About Fibrex® Window Frames

Innovation plays a critical role in making products work more efficiently, and such is the case with Fibrex® windows. Before this composite material became available, replacement windows were limited to vinyl, wood, fiberglass and aluminum. Fibrex merges the best advantages of these materials while considerably minimizing the disadvantages. 

What Comprises Fibrex® Frames?

Fibrex material is a composite material consisting of wood fibers and thermoplastic polymers. With this, you can enjoy the beauty and strength of wood frames and the low-maintenance qualities of vinyl. Also, the material can resist cracking, bowing, chipping, blistering, chipping or peeling, making it an excellent material for your replacement windows.

Is Fibrex Available for All Windows?

The combination of wood fibers and polymers means that Fibrex can be made into various styles, from double-hung and sliding windows to casement and picture windows. The extrusion process allows our window manufacturers to craft custom window replacement units in virtually any shape, size and profile while ensuring consistent energy efficiency and performance.

What are the Advantages of Fibrex for My Windows?

Fibrex frames fit right into the mold of materials that can significantly impact the long-term goals of energy conservation. Its insulating properties, for instance, are superior to the other framing materials, making for considerably less energy loss. Combined with our High-Performance™ Low-E4® glass, our replacement windows help reduce your home’s heating and cooling requirements, resulting in energy savings. The durability of Fibrex also means that our windows require less maintenance.

Is Fibrex Eco-Friendly?

Windows equipped with Fibrex frames are among the many products today that are made to lower our environmental footprint. Fibrex uses wood fibers, a renewable resource that would otherwise end up in landfills. The frame material is also more sustainable, thanks to their lifespans that are longer than most other replacement window units.

Renewal by Andersen® of San Francisco is your leading provider of window replacement services. Call (510) 263-3210 to schedule a consultation, or fill out our contact form to request an estimate. We serve homeowners in and around the San Francisco area.

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