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Deciding to get replacement windows is a big investment. You want to be sure you choose the best products and materials for your home. That means you probably have a lot of questions. Here are a few common questions we get from customers about aluminum hurricane windows in Bradenton, FL:  

  1. Are Aluminum Windows Strong and Durable?

Aluminum is the strongest material used in hurricane windows. These window frames are robust. They are also corrosion resistant and weather resistant so they can withstand a wide range of harsh environmental conditions. With the baked on, or anodized, finish these window frames will not swell, crack, split, or warp.  And because of their durability, they are also virtually maintenance free.   

  1. What is the Maintenance for Aluminum windows? 

These windows require very little care in the way of cleaning and maintenance. All you need is mild detergent and water to wash the frames. And on occasion, you should lubricate the hinges or tracks for easy operation. You do not have to worry about sanding and painting.   

  1. Are Aluminum Windows Energy Efficient? 

Yes, aluminum windows have great thermal insulation. In fact, with spacers, insulation, and high performance aluminum these windows can exceed the thermal performance of wood and vinyl. And they are even better when cold isn’t as much of a factor. Depending on the age and efficiency of your old windows, new hurricane windows can cut heat gains by 60 percent. They are also good at reducing noise pollution from busy streets or neighborhoods.   

  1. What are the Styling Options for Aluminum Windows?

Aluminum windows also provide some design flexibility. You can choose from a number of window sizes and styles including picture, casement, single and double hung, sliding, awning, and bay or bow windows. Also, you can customize your windows with an array of unique colors and finishes. You are sure to find the perfect match for your home.   

  1. Are Aluminum Windows Affordable? 

Aluminum windows are significantly less than wood and fiberglass windows. That is why they provide such a strong and economical alternative. These products will work great if you are looking for a cost-efficient option for hurricane windows.   

  1. Can I Recycle Aluminum Windows? 

Looking for an environmentally sustainable material? Aluminum offers one of the highest recycling rates compared to the other window materials. And the process for recycling aluminum requires only five percent of the initial energy.   

  1. How can I Spot Quality Aluminum Windows?

The proof is in the finish. You want to find aluminum windows with a perfectly consistent and smooth finish. Poor quality windows will have pitting or ridges in the surface.   

If you are looking to upgrade to hurricane windows in Bradenton, FL then consider aluminum frames. These windows offer a ton of great benefits and will give you the security and protection you need. For more information about these products call Armored Dade Windows & Shutters at (941) 798-9010. Or to see some of our products firsthand stop by 8112 Cortez Rd. West, Bradenton, FL. 34210.