Fiberglass Windows in Palatine, IL

Have you been entertaining the thought of upgrading your home's windows in Palatine, IL? If so, then the friendly people at the Gilkey Window Company would love to help. Whether you are replacing one or two windows in a rental property, or all of the windows in your primary residence, Gilkey can help. We offer a wide variety of high-quality fiberglass windows in popular sizes and styles to suit just about any size project that you have in mind. To get a head start on your home project during construction season, give us a call to set up an appointment today.

Step Up To Quality Windows From Gilkey

If you are tired of windows that don't stand up to changing seasons and weather conditions, we can help. At the Gilkey Window Company, the fiberglass frame windows that we build are made to last for the long haul. Whether you are talking about wind, rain, or sunlight, your new windows are made to stand up to whatever mother nature throws at it. Built to withstand winds of up to 205 mph, four times more resistant to break-ins than the competition, and with excellent U-values, all make for high-quality windows for your home in Palatine, IL all year long.

Choosing The Right Window Has Never Been Easier

When you team up with the window experts at the Gilkey Window Company, you have the benefit of over forty years in the industry on your side. Whether you are having a hard time designing your home's new fiberglass replacement windows or you need a little help when it comes to a particular style or capability, we can help. From the ground up design to providing the windows you specify, you've got Gilkey in your corner. Double-hung, casement and awning, bay, sliders, and more are all within reach from our locally manufactured facilities for all of your home renovation and new construction needs.

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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