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Glass Block Windows

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Glass block windows are an attractive money saving window option. These beautiful windows not only eliminate drafts, but also provide privacy and keep out prowlers. Acrylic block windows look very similar to real glass block windows, but over time, the differences become all too clear as acrylic block windows can become cloudy, faded, scratched or cracked.

Many homeowners enjoy glass block as a window choice because it provides increased privacy. Today's homes are being built closer together because land costs continue to escalate. For this reason, homeowners are looking for windows that offer privacy. But finding a cost effective window that provides privacy can be difficult. Popular glass block options include Icescapes or Delphi from Pittsburgh Corning or Ice or Pristal from Mulia.

Another perk to glass block is that it reduces your heating and cooling costs. In fact, glass block windows are more than 9 times more energy efficient than single pane glass and provide a combination of obscurity and style many vinyl replacement windows do not offer. Also, keep in mind that with glass block windows there is no maintenance needed since the windows are either mortared in or nailed into the framed walls in the property.

Glass Block Window Benefits:

  • Increased Security/Ease of Gaining Entry into the Home.
  • Energy Efficient.
  • Minimal Maintenance.
  • Easy to Clean.
  • Easy to Open.
  • They are available in colors, different tints, satin finishes, decorative patterns, beveled edges, and many custom architectural designs.

Interested in More Information About Glass Block Windows?

Glass Block Windows could be the right match for you and for your home's needs. However, you will want to make sure you are selecting the right replacement windows for your home and your budget. Our services can help you! We offer Free Replacement Window Quotes from local, reliable contractors.

Upgrading or Replacing Windows

As a homeowner, at some time or another it is very likely that you will be interested in replacement windows for your home. Upgrading or replacing your windows is a very popular renovation project. Windows, like most things in life, deteriorate as they age. Over the years you will start to notice the appearance and function of your windows beginning to weaken.

Bay and Bow Windows

Bay and bow windows bring more to the table than your average window. This is mainly because bay and bow windows are combinations of windows that extend out from your house and capture a wide outside view. Regardless of whether you have limited wall space, these windows allow you to utilize more windows thus creating more of a view while taking up a limited amount of space.

Lower Heating & Cooling Bills

The cost of energy is on an uphill slope and will most likely continue to rise for sometime now. For this reason, homeowners are incessantly looking for ways to optimize the energy efficiency of their homes. There are several ways to accomplish this, but one of the most common ways includes installing replacement windows. New replacement windows, such as vinyl replacement windows, can help to increase the efficiency of your home’s heating and cooling system.