Windows: Fiberglass Vs. Vinyl

Are vinyl windows right for your next project? Custom home builder Matt Risinger shares his opinions in this video.

Vinyl windows are probably the most sold windows in the U.S., but are they the right choice? In this video, Matt Risinger compares vinyl to fiberglass, examining factors including:

  • Strength
  • Exterior fit and finish
  • Expansion and contraction
  • Vinyl’s environmental record

Watch the video to find out what Matt thinks is the best option for windows in modern home building.

Matt Risinger is a builder in Austin, TX whose goal is to educate people on the principles of Building Science in a practical way. Matt builds homes that are dramatically more energy efficient, durable, healthy, and comfortable than most new homes in America. He has a BS in Industrial Management and has worked in construction across the United States. Since 2005 Matt has owned and operated his own company “Risinger & Co.”, which has grown to 27 people. He loves quality craftsmanship and is proud to show off his crew’s efforts on his YouTube channel.

Thanks for sharing your terrific insight and awesome videos Matt.