Windows in Palatine, IL

The difference between a good window and a great one is the amount of attention to detail and quality of materials that goes into it. When you are looking for a great window around Palatine, IL, the name that you need know is the Gilkey Window Company. At Gilkey, we pride ourselves in making some of the best windows, doors, and patio doors on the market today. Every product that we sell has the same quality of material and craftsmanship in it. With many different styles and materials to choose from, you always get what you are looking for with Gilkey.

More Than Just A Clear View

A great window is more than just a clear view to the outdoors. It is a durable, great looking, and flawless addition to any home or business. It helps shelter your interior from the elements and gives you years of dependable service. With four different options like high performance glass, plus high performance, triple-pane ultra, or triple-pane platinum glass, you get the exact amount of performance and clarity that you are looking for without pricing itself out of the market. Add in the additional glazing options, and you won't find anything else on the market that outperforms a Gilkey Window Company window.

Building A Better Product

A high quality window is much more than just great glass. Quality means a well rounded product that gives you years of service, an affordable price tag, and features that are second to none. Every inch of a Gilkey Window Company window exudes quality. From our crystal clear glass options to our seals that keep the elements out, and the warmth in, no matter what the weather is like outside. At Gilkey, we pride ourselves in offering you a better product one window at a time.

Experienced In Design

Sometimes, designing the perfect living space is more than just choosing the right color for your walls. Great looking windows and casements can add volumes to a living space by giving you a clear view into the world around and give you the right amount of accent to a well-designed interior. If you need just a little help getting the most out of your windows and doors, we would love to help. Call, email, or stop by the showroom of the Gilkey Window Company, and let us help you build your dream home today.

Advantages of Fiberglass Windows

Stability / Predictable Performance

The material characteristics of pultruded fiberglass include very low rates of expansion and contraction. This characteristic provides an excellent advantage in maintaining good seal contact in hot or cold weather due to reduced movement of frames, sash and glass relative to each other.

Environmental Considerations

Fiberglass is a natural choice when you’re seeking energy-efficient, green, sustainable solutions. Typically, fiberglass requires no added materials to reinforce it, reducing the bulk and weight of windows and doors, helping cut transportation costs in the process. The main ingredient in fiberglass is glass. Since glass is made from sand ─ an abundant, natural, non-depleting resource ─ fiberglass is a highly-sustainable solution.

Strength / Durability

A well-engineered fiberglass window demonstrates vastly superior strength characteristics when compared to other windows, like PVC. Fiberglass provides eight times greater sheer strength when compared to PVC.

Energy Efficiency / Low Conductivity

Fiberglass features the lowest embodied energy (low energy consumption in lineal production) when compared to other common window frame materials, as well as providing the longest life expectancy.

Low Maintenance

Fiberglass is an extremely stable material. It provides an ideal base for a full range of finishes – ensuring unbelievable durability. Fiberglass will withstand extremes from Arctic cold to blazing desert heat…even the rugged seacoast!

Non-Corrosive Characteristics

The non-corrosive characteristic of the material is an advantage when considering coastal applications, especially in hot or cold climates

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