Windows are an essential part of every lively and functional room. Whether their main purpose is to allow natural light, ventilation, or a great view, having a both functional and aesthetically pleasing one is an absolute must. With many different styles, colors, and sizes to choose from during construction and remodeling projects, it can often be an overwhelming to decide the type to select, but thanks to seasoned professionals such as A Pane In The Glass Construction, there are many tips to help you make the best and most suitable choices.

Windows| Different types of frames

The type of frame has a huge role in terms of usage and should be carefully weighed pros and cons of. Generally speaking, there are three different types of frames. Firstly we have wooden frames, an all-time classic in American homes that add a beautiful architectural detail and finish to the exterior, allow a big variety of color or paint finishes, and are natural thermal insulators. However, it is worth mentioning that maintaining wooden frames to preserve their appearance can be costly. The second classification of is synthetic materials, most commonly fiberglass and vinyl. Both offer notable cost effectiveness and are very easy to maintain, with impressive thermal performance. However, synthetic materials can get damaged more easily and it is difficult to update colors and finishes without replacement. In terms of robustness fiberglass is usually a better option than vinyl and similar types of  frames. The last category of frames is metals and alloys. While metallic types can often be an investment, they are generally very strong and durable. Aluminum window frames in particular are also low maintenance. Color options are very restricted for those looking for an appearance beyond monochromatic metallics, but the industrial appearance of metal frame can either be very hip and appealing or dull and unappealing, depending on the interior and exterior of your Minneapolis St Paul home.

We can help you decide!Windows

A Pane In The Glass Construction is here to help your Twin Cities home become more energy efficient. Replacing a window is one of the best investments to improve the look, efficiency, and overall comfort of your Twin Cities home. If you are located in the MN Twin Cities metro area, our best Twin Cities Window Contractors can give you the service and outcome that you are looking for. We have installed new replacement in the Greater Minneapolis and Saint Paul MN metro for several years. Give us a call at 651-329-4815 or email us at allen@mnwindows.com for more information about our Twin Cities Window Contractors. You can follow us on Facebook, and read excellent reviews about our window contractors, door installers and siding experts on  Angie’s List, BBB and even Houzz!

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