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Vinyl Windows: Pros and Cons

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What are the advantages and disadvantages of installing vinyl windows or doors in your next home improvement project?

You’ve got questions about the pros and cons of vinyl, and we’ve got the answers to help you choose the right windows for your home.


Advantages of Vinyl Replacement Windows

Let’s check out why customers prefer vinyl for many window replacements, French doors, or patio slider projects.

These reasons aren’t in any particular order. They’re all important depending on your needs and budget:

What Is Vinyl Made Of?

Vinyl is a form of plastic called polyvinyl chloride (PVC) with a good R-value (meaning it’s a good insulator around your doors and windows). 

Why Should You Install Vinyl Replacement Windows Now?

Replacing old and inefficient windows with vinyl is ideal year-round. Still, when installing in spring or fall, you can save on utility bills now and more when the heat increases in summer and the temperatures become frigid in winter.

How Long Does Vinyl Last?

We already mentioned that vinyl replacement windows are low maintenance. It’s also easy to clean vinyl with just soap and water. 

PVC material is weather-resistant and should remain scratch-free through everyday storms, cold snaps, and hot spells. This durability generally ensures that vinyl will outlast other building materials, and vinyl doesn’t corrode or rust.

What Does Energy-Star Qualified Mean? 

Energy Star is an energy savings program adopted by many governments to reduce usage and conserve electricity. An Energy Star-qualified vinyl window replacement can save money on utility costs and may also increase the value of your home.

Disadvantages of Vinyl Windows

There are many benefits to PVC vinyl material and a couple of minor disadvantages when it comes to customization:

What Is Your Best Choice in Replacement Windows?

The best replacement windows, French doors, or a patio slider will depend on many factors, including your budget, your preferences, and what’s most durable and energy-efficient for your whole home.

Because vinyl windows are affordable, low-maintenance, and high-performance, many more homeowners in the GTA are switching to vinyl replacement windows or doors.

But be careful because the quality of vinyl windows can vary, and some lower quality products do exist. The best thing you can do is educate yourself on how a company makes its windows and how the installer will complete your window replacement project.

Why You Should Choose Falcon Windows

Our homeowners and business owners trust Falcon Windows and Doors. We’ve built our reputation by completing window and door installation and replacement projects in homes and businesses throughout Greater Toronto and the surrounding areas. 

WIth Falcon Windows, the customer benefits from:

No project is too big or too small!

Look no further when searching for quality window or door replacements. Instead, reach out to Falcon Windows, and we’ll assist you!

Your Vinyl Windows Replacement Service in Any Location Across the GTA

We provide window installation and replacement services in Toronto and area: Ajax, Aurora, Brampton, Burlington, Caledon, Cambridge, Guelph, Hamilton, Kitchener, Milton, Mississauga, Oakville, Oshawa, Pickering, Uxbridge, Stouffville, Whitby, King, Markham, Newmarket, Richmond Hill, Scarborough, Toronto Downtown, East Gwilimbury, Toronto East York, Vaughan.

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