20 Nov The Pros & Cons of Different Window Frame Types
When choosing the best window frame type for your home, it is especially important to consider the factor that could cause the most damage: the weather. In Southern Arizona, the extreme heat and direct sunlight can easily warp and discolor a window frame, as well as impact your energy bill.
Pros: Long lasting & less expensive
Cons: Not energy efficient. Highly conductive, bringing heat in during the summer and taking heat out during the winter.
Cons: Costly. Require continuous maintenance and upkeep.
Pros: 800x less conductive than aluminum.
Cons: Costly. Weak joints make them susceptible to leaking, resulting in possible wall and stucco damage.
Pros: Non-conductive, requires very little maintenance, versatile
Cons: Domestic vinyl cannot be used on the West Coast, only European vinyl can.