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How To Pick The Right Frame For Your Window

There are a number of window styles that a homeowner or builder can choose from when building a home, such as: awning, casement, slider, single-hung, double-hung, fixed, bay and bow windows. However, the shape and style are not the only qualities that affect the look and functionality of a window — the frame is an incredibly important part that needs to be thoughtfully considered.

Here at Golden Windows, we offer a variety of product lines to suit any homeowners’ priorities and preferences, including GoldenClad, GoldenWood and GoldenVinyl. Each product line utilizes different materials for the window frame to provide a specific aesthetic and function. To see examples of the frame choices in-person, you can visit one of the three showroom locations in Kitchener, London or Ottawa.

 

GoldenClad:

The GoldenClad product line offers an extruded aluminum-clad exterior frame and wood interior frame. GoldenClad windows provide a rich, clean style that enhances the curb appeal and market value of your home.

Here are the advantages of GoldenClad windows:

  • Aluminum is a lightweight, durable and low-maintenance material
  • When combined with energy efficient glass, GoldenClad will reduce heat transfer and lower heating and cooling bills
  • It has six standard colours and twenty-four additional colour options
  • Custom colours are also available

 

GoldenWood:

The GoldenWood products are perfect for log homes or to maintain the authenticity of heritage homes. Wood interior and exterior combined with our in-house mill allows you to customize your windows to fit almost any application from gothic windows to custom size double-hung windows with a camber sash.

Here are the advantages of GoldenWood windows:

  • It has strong insulating properties that are helpful in hot and cold weather
  • It has a high resale value
  • It can easily be stained/painted whenever the homeowner wants to change the appearance


GoldenVinyl:

The GoldenVinyl series offers a low-maintenance, weather-resistant, beautiful exterior in a wide selection of colours. Whether you’re building your dream home or replacing windows and doors in your current home, the GoldenVinyl series will increase the energy efficiency and curb appeal of your home.

Here are the advantages of GoldenVinyl windows:

  • Contoured exterior profile is a low-maintenance, weather-resistant, beautiful exterior appearance
  • Multiple layers of weather stripping are used to reduce air infiltration
  • Standard white exterior colour with 3 upgraded exterior colours to choose from
  • 25 optional and custom colours available

The windows of your home can be personalized using various frame materials and colours, along with additions such as grilles, hardware and brickmoulds. You can review the possibilities by visiting Golden Windows and speaking with one of their sales representatives. You can learn more about Golden Windows by browsing our website, photo gallery and social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Whether you are a homeowner, builder or renovator, you should always take the frame materials into consideration when you are selecting windows for your home. The window frame is just as important as its shape, size, design and placement, so it should be researched before the window is chosen. The right frame can be the final element and the finishing touch that makes your home stand out from the others.

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