Shop for windows and doors with the help of our 5-part video series hosted by Lou Manfredini.
This is a guide to help you understand what to look for in a new window or door by focusing on the most important categories: materials, efficiency, design and value.
Lou Manfredini is a television/radio personality and home improvement expert. He is the host of House Smarts TV and Chicago’s WGN (AM) Radio’s Mr. Fix-It program and is a frequent contributor on NBC’s Today Show.
Learn how windows and doors from Integrity® are best suited to complete your home.
Decide with the Diamond has been developed to help you navigate the world of windows. Much like the four Cs of diamond shopping, it focuses your attention on the most important categories: materials, efficiency, design and value. In nearly every category, Integrity Windows and Doors, made from a patented material called Ultrex® pultruded fiberglass, outperform roll-form aluminum, vinyl and vinyl/wood composites.
The Most For Your Money
Learn how the Integrity advantage helps you get the most for your money
The total value you receive with Integrity Windows and Doors is a huge advantage. Multiple factors provide value that’s impossible to ignore:
- The Warranty: A full 20 years on glass seals and 10 years on manufacturing defects.
- Energy Savings: Integrity’s Energy Star® – qualified windows can save you 15% on your total energy bill.*
- U-Factor: Our windows with triple-pane glazing boast U-Factors as low as .18.
- Life Expectancy: A recent study reported that fiberglass windows have a 38% longer useful life expectancy than vinyl.**
**Life cycle assessment of windows for the North American residential market. Case study by the University of British Columbia. Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research, 2008.
Comfort Is Key
Find out how Integrity Windows and Doors contribute to a comfortable home
Windows and doors keep your house cool in the summer and warm in the winter. Integrity’s dual-pane windows, made from Ultrex with LoE II coating, absorb heat in the winter and reflect it in the summer, also reducing damaging UV rays. Additionally, our tri-pane windows with argon gas achieve U-Factors as low as .18, making your home a comfortable oasis in even the harshest environments. Many Integrity products exceed Energy Star guidelines and qualify to be part of an elite “Most Efficient Program” established by the federal government.*
Discover how design aesthetics enhance the look of your home
Integrity Windows and Doors are Built to Perform®—for a long, long time. So, unlike most of your design choices and furnishings, they are long-term fixtures in your home. Integrity Windows and Doors are available in both classic and modern styles to reflect your style with lasting quality. A variety of available exterior colors allow for an understated look or an adventurous accent mark. Exterior trim and divided lites can add a beautiful touch, and with the durability of Ultrex you’ll have plenty of time to admire them instead of maintaining them.
Choosing The Right Materials
Learn how important it is to choose a material that is both tough and smart
Integrity windows and doors are made from Ultrex pultruded fiberglass—it’s tough, durable and built to last. It’s eight times stronger than vinyl and three times stronger than vinyl/wood composites. Windows and doors from Integrity perform at the highest level for the full duration of their life. And they live a long, happy life (as much as 38% longer than vinyl*)—making them an incredibly smart investment.
*Life cycle assessment of windows for the North American residential market. Case study by the
University of British Columbia. Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research, 2008.