Vinyl windows are a Santa Clara, CA window replacement style that has significant benefits for homeowners. Vinyl windows include frames that are made out of polyvinyl chloride (PVC). PVC is a common construction material that is used in flooring, in pipes (most buildings now have PVC pipes installed in indoor plumbing systems), and in windows. PVC, a polymer, in vinyl window frames is created by combining chemicals in a process that makes them very strong and very resistant to UV rays.
One benefit of vinyl windows replacement is that they are resistant to damage from water, heat, and UV exposure. The material will not warp, mold, or rot regardless of weather conditions.
Another benefit of vinyl replacement windows is that they are easy to maintain. Since vinyl window replacements don’t have a finish (i.e., the color is part of the PVC frame), there is no painting or staining that needs to be repeated every few years to keep the great color because vinyl does not scratch, fade, or chip like paint and stain can. The glass part of vinyl windows can be easily cleaned with vinegar and water or a mild detergent and water for a nice, shiny, clear view all the time.
Vinyl replacement windows come in a variety of colors, so you can easily coordinate your window replacement with the other colors you already using on the exterior of your home. There a lot of shades of more neutral tones, with a few bold color options available, that can help you make just the right statement with your new replacement windows.
Vinyl window replacements have the benefit of being very durable. Since they are weather-resistant, they will last and look good for a long time. Vinyl replacement windows can last twenty or more years, which makes them an excellent investment for homeowners.
Vinyl replacement windows are one of the most affordable window replacement options available to homeowners. Since PVC is easy to produce and craft into window frames, it costs less to make and those savings get passed on to the consumers. Be aware that the final cost to you will depend on the size and upgrades, if any, that you included with your vinyl windows replacement.
Vinyl replacement windows will also add soundproofing to your home. The material used in vinyl windows absorbs more outdoor noise, so you will hear less traffic, talking, or other outdoors noises with them installed in your home.
Vinyl windows replacement is usually a faster installation than other types of windows replacements. This is because the material used in these windows is lighter and easier to get into window openings. Because vinyl windows are more forgiving in terms of fit, excessive time spent on getting the right fit is eliminated.
Energy efficiency is another benefit of vinyl replacement windows. Up to 25% of a home’s heat is lost when windows get old and either gaps appear, the frame is compromised, or the window doesn’t fit in the track. That’s translated to higher energy costs in the summer and winter. Vinyl windows are insulating, which means heat won’t come in or go out of your home and you can keep a comfortable, steady temperature in your house.
If you want more information about vinyl windows for your Santa Clara, CA window replacement choice, you can speak with our knowledgeable staff at California Custom Creations. You can contact us at (408) 316-6293 to make an appointment for a free in-home consultation.