Today, there are thousands of variations of window and glass pane types on the market, so it’s impossible to say for sure that your current windows – or rather, the glass panes within them – block ultraviolet light or not. But, there are definitely ways of finding out if they do.
Windows – both the glass panes and the frames around them – have come a long way in a generation or two. Today there are vinyl, fiberglass, wood and aluminum frames available. There are also as many price variations, and it all depends on what you want and need, and what you can afford.
In theory, aluminum windows should last for a hundred years. The problem is, a window is not just the frame, or even the glass panes. It is the whole supporting structure around the window.
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Everlast Window and Door is a Seattle-based company specializing in residential and commercial window installation. Everlast is a certified Milgard dealer, (including the Essence line,) PSE Tier-1 Provider, EPA Lead-Safe Certified, member of the MBA, as well as an accredited business with the BBB.
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