In current window market, there are vinyl, aluminum, fiberglass and wood windows. By vinyl windows, it means window material is made of vinyl. Besides a single material, there are new windows pattern with two materials combination. Vinyl clad wood windows and aluminum clad windows are general types of them. What are their advantages when compare with single materials?
Wood window has always been the preferred choice for windows, its natural grain and a sense of comfort to a home is beyond comparison of any other materials. Wood window's low thermal conductivity, great strength to weight ratio and energy efficiency is the main reason that stands for good window materials. Wood window is time-lasted and has added values for years to come. But wood window requires regular maintenance and can be susceptible to pests. Which might be the main weak points of wood window.