Top 3 Sunroom Replacement Windows

Top 3 Sunroom Replacement Windows

Windows are a major feature of any sunroom. Investing in sunroom replacement windows is an excellent way to breathe new life and new style into your favorite space.

Several things can inspire the urge to replace sunroom windows. The desire for an upgrade in quality or style could be a driving factor. Damage from a storm or some other disaster could make new windows a necessity. Or, time might be to blame. Sunrooms that have served for a decade or two often need replacement windows. Whatever your reason for replacing the windows within your sunroom, one thing is certain. You’ll have options. Let’s explore the top three kinds of sunroom replacement windows to help you decide.

Types of Sunroom Windows

Acrylic Windows

A clear, rigid plastic, acrylic is a popular sunroom window replacement pick. It’s affordable and lightweight, which makes it easy to handle and store. Plus, it doesn’t shatter, so some feel it’s safer than glass if it breaks.

Acrylic’s downside is that it isn’t as durable as other sunroom windows. Acrylic and ultraviolet light play poorly, so these panels will yellow with time. The panels are also at greater risk of bowing and scratching than windows made from other materials.

Vinyl Windows

A sunroom vinyl window replacement is a clear vinyl panel. It’s an elegant solution because the result is a window that is flexible, lightweight, affordable, durable, and safe. These panels deform under pressure, but they return to their designed shape almost immediately when freed. If one is damaged, they don’t shatter, so there’s little worry of injury.

Glass Sunroom Windows

Glass is more expensive than acrylic. However, it offers greater durability, higher UV resistance, and higher insulation. That means it’s better for your energy bill if you want to use climate control in your sunroom.

There are some cons to replacing windows with sunroom glass. For starters, glass is heavy. Standard glass can also be dangerous when broken. Finally, glass is pricey. Of course, there are different tiers, so you can choose the right level of investment:

  • Single-pane windows provide an attractive starting point.
  • Tempered-glass windows are made from a special safety glass. Also called toughened glass, this material is four times harder to break. If it does break, the pieces are small with rounded edges.
  • Insulated tempered glass windows are double- or triple-paned windows made from tempered glass. The layer of air or gas between the panes delivers additional insulation and improves efficiency.

At Dulando Screen & Awning, we delight in making the most of the opportunity to help our customers create their best space. When you’re ready to upgrade your sunroom with sunroom replacement windows, we’re ready to help. Contact Dulando Screen & Awning to schedule a consultation.

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