“Eco-friendly” has turned into a big buzzword for a lot of companies these days. It feels like companies in just about every single industry are rushing to find any reason to slap “Eco-Friendly” on the packaging for their products. The window industry isn’t any different. But unlike companies in other industries, window companies have every right to claim the word “eco-friendly” when it comes to their vinyl replacement windows in Tacoma, WA.

Vinyl windows are some of the most affordable windows on the market today. They’re also some of the most durable and long-lasting windows. And yes, they’re also very eco-friendly and help the planet in a variety of ways. Here are 3 ways in which vinyl replacement windows are eco-friendly.

Vinyl windows help to conserve energy.

One of the biggest benefits of Tacoma, WA vinyl windows is that they’re energy efficient and won’t cause you to waste a whole bunch of energy when you have them installed in your home. Vinyl windows are great at trapping air from inside your home in and keeping air from outside your home out. As a result, your home’s HVAC system won’t have to keep turning on and off throughout the course of a day to heat or cool your home. This will cut down on how much energy you use and save you money on your utility bills. It’ll also cut down on your home’s carbon footprint and prevent you from wasting energy unnecessarily over the years.

They require next to no maintenance.

Maintaining vinyl windows in your home is just about as simple as it gets. You can take good care of your windows with little more than a microfiber cloth. By dusting your windows off every now and then and washing the glass in them, you can keep your vinyl windows looking their best. This will be great for the environment because you won’t have to turn to harmful chemicals to keep your windows clean. You also won’t have to waste money purchasing other products to wipe down your windows.

They can be recycled when you’re done using them.

Most vinyl windows will last for at least 25 years when they’re installed properly. And it’s not out of the ordinary for some vinyl windows to stick around for 40 years or more. That alone will prove to be great for the environment. But at some point, you will have to replace vinyl windows, and even then, they’ll continue to show you just how eco-friendly they are. You’ll be able to recycle most vinyl windows rather than throwing them out and having them sit in a landfill for years to come. It illustrates how committed vinyl windows are to being eco-friendly throughout their entire lifespan.

Do you want to experience how eco-friendly vinyl windows are for yourself? Marine View Windows & Doors can perform Tacoma, WA window installation and set you up with gorgeous vinyl windows in your home. Reach out to us at (253) 331-7151 today to hear about some of the vinyl windows we have in stock or take a trip down to 5005 Pacific Hwy. E #17, Fife, WA 98424 to see them in person.

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