This chart compares Wood Windows such as Ultimate Windows from Marvin, Vinyl Windows such as Generations windows from Simonton, and Fiberglass Windows Such as Integrity Windows from Marvin.  United Home Experts is a certified installer of all these windows.  You may request a free window quote here.

Wood
Windows
Vinyl
Windows
Fiberglass
Windows
Doesn’t Need Painting / Staining / Treatingcheckmarkcheckmark
Can Be Painted (if desired)checkmarkcheckmark
Rate of Expansion / Contraction (causing gaps)Worst Best
Available with tilt-in sashes for cleaningcheckmarkcheckmarkcheckmark
Thinest Frames / More Glasscheckmark
Highest Level of Beautycheckmark
Initial Cost$$$$$$$$$
Lifetime Cost$$$$$$$$$$$
Initial Beauty 1-10 (Estimated Homeowner Response)1058
Lifetime Beauty 1-10 (Estimated Homeowner Response)848
 # of Factory Exterior Color Options1955
 # of Factory Interior Wood / Color Options552
Insulation ValueGoodGoodGood
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