Most homeowners want a window material that is stylish, but also very practical and easy to maintain. If this is what you're looking for in a window frame material, you should look no further than fiberglass. It is an ideal window frame material because it is waterproof, smooth, durable, stylish and available in many different styles. This article explains the main characteristics of fiberglass and why it is ideal for window construction.

Fiberglass is Powder Coated

Fiberglass is very smooth material because it is powder coated. The powder coating gives the frame it's color and hard, smooth finish. The surface is ideal for sliding windows because it is smooth. Fiberglass frames can slide past each other with hardly any friction. Best of all, they are lightweight so they do not need to be lubricated, whether it is a vertical or horizontal fixture. The powder coat finish on fiberglass frames is not only durable, it is also very fade resistant. The color will stay rich and true throughout the years without fading due to sun exposure. Over the years, you will not need to spend a lot of money or time refinishing or repainting  fiberglass frames.

Fiberglass is Versatile

Many homeowners also love fiberglass frames because they come in a surprisingly wide variety of different colors. It is easy to find a color that will match with other trim elements on the inside and outside of your house. In fact, you can have your fiberglass frames engineered so they are different color on each side of the frame to match different color schemes on the inside and outside of your property. Fiberglass frames also come in a variety of different textures and fake finishes. The most popular textured frames are those with fake wood finishes and colors. They are printed with  grains and knots that match the texture and look of natural wood.

Fiberglass is Easy to Keep Up

Fiberglass is also a popular choice among many homeowners because it is so easy to maintain a regular basis. When it comes to cleaning your windows, you can just wipe down the fiberglass frames with the same glass cleaning solution you use to clean the panes. You can even clean the exterior side of your frames by spraying them down with a pressure washer.

It is easy to see why so many homeowners are attracted to fiberglass replacement windows. They are the ultimate solution for customers who want a low maintenance yet stylish and long-lasting product.