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 Vinyl Window Construction

Author: Denise (216.68.236.---)
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I am obtaining price quotes from different vinyl window companies to replace my old windows with vinyl. I am very confused about what is important to look for in terms of frame construction. Some companies inject a foam substance into the frame and say they are insulated more than vinyl windows without the foam. Some companies have reinforced the vinyl columns with steel and say this prevents buckeling of the vinyl frame over time. I need to know what the bottom line is here. Do I need foam for greater insulation and is steel reinforcement a good idea with the vinyl, or do neither of these things matter? Has anyone replaced windows with vinyl and can you recommend a good brand that has an economical price? Thanks for your help!



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