RBA Fibrex® vs. Infinity Ultrex®

RBA Fibrex® vs. Infinity Ultrex®

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*This offer cannot be combined or used with any prior purchase or offers. Bogo buy 1 get 1 40% off the retail price special sale applies to a minimum purchase of 4 windows or more, or 2 or more patio doors or French doors and is part of a special discount program and requires purchase during the initial visit to qualify. Minimum order of 4 windows. *0% APR for 1 year available to well-qualified buyers on approved credit only. Financing provided by a third party lender and is subject to credit requirements. **Based on the (AAMA), 3rd party testing facility for all window and door materials.

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RBA Fibrex® vs. Infinity Ultrex®

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Buy 1 Window Get 1 Window 40% Off

40% OFF

WINDOW & DOOR SALE
NO PAYMENTS NO INTEREST FOR 12 MONTHS

*This offer cannot be combined or used with any prior purchase or offers. Bogo Buy 1 Get 1 40% off the Infinity from Marvin windows retail price special sale applies to a minimum purchase of 4 windows or more, or 2 or more patio doors or French doors and is part a special discount program and requires purchase during the initial visit to qualify *0% APR for 1 year available to well-qualified buyers on approved credit only. Financing provided by a third party lender and is subject to credit requirements. **Based on the (AAMA), 3rd party testing facility for all window and door materials License # 1002036

Maximize Views: Infinity From Marvin® vs. Renewal by Andersen® Windows

  • Discover the Difference: Infinity from Marvin’s Ultrex® Frames boast a 50% thinner profile compared to Renewal by Andersen Fibrex® Frames. This design offers homeowners the advantage of increased viewable glass, enhanced natural light, and improved views.

  • Don’t Miss a Moment: With thicker frames and less glass, like those seen in some windows, you might miss out on important views, such as a child playing outside, obscured by the bulky frame design.

Material Matters: Ultrex® vs. Fibrex®

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  • Crafted from robust and abundant silica sand, ULTREX® Windows by Infinity from Marvin stand as a testament to safety and natural quality. Both Ultrex® frames and glass, made from the same sand material, uniformly expand and contract, resisting seal failures compared to competitors.

  • The frames are thermally set to resist extreme temperature fluctuations, ensuring consistent year-round performance. Additionally, Infinity boasts a unique, patented acrylic finish that’s smoother and three times thicker than competitors, making them the only brand with a 3-layer acrylic finish. This not only protects against oxidization, corrosion, and color fading but also has the distinction of being third-party verified with a 624 AAMA verification, ensuring its durability under tough conditions.

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  • Renewal by Andersen’s frames, composed of 60% vinyl and 40% wood shavings, enhance the strength of a typical vinyl window but still face common vinyl issues like warping, stretching, fading, chipping, and peeling.

  • Their Fibrex frames have a tendency to expand and contract three times more than the glass they encase, potentially causing detachment from the glass and leading to argon leakage and seal failure.

  • Furthermore, Renewal by Andersen’s Fibrex® Frames lack an acrylic coating, making them more susceptible to cracking, peeling, chipping, and fading over time.

Unsure About Fibrex®? Give Ultrex® Another Thought

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Renewal By Andersen Vs Infinity From Marvin

50% Less Frame: Renewal By Andersen vs. Infinity From Marvin

  • Infinity from Marvin® and Renewal by Andersen®, both with deep roots in Minnesota, have over a century of history in crafting quality windows. Despite their similar origins, they differ notably in their materials and craftsmanship.

  • Infinity’s Ultrex® frames are significantly slimmer, nearly 2 inches thinner than those of Renewal by Andersen®. These Ultrex® Fiberglass frames, three times stronger than Renewal by Andersen’s Fibrex®, allow for more natural light with their expanded glass area and slimmer profiles.

  • Moreover, Infinity from Marvin’s Ultrex® frames, comparable in strength to steel, expand and contract closely matches that of glass, minimizing gaps and seal issues. Unique to Infinity from Marvin® is the addition of three layers of acrylic capping on their windows, enhancing longevity by preventing color fading, chipping, peeling, and cracking.

What Can Cause Window Failure?

  • Seal failure occurs when the glass separates from the frame and the argon gas leaks out.

  • Infinity from Marvin utilizes Ultrex® frames and glass, harnessing the strength of sand for a seamless fit, reducing gaps and seal issues. Ultrex® impressively minimizes expansion, surpassing vinyl by 87% and Fibrex® by 75%, ensuring superior performance and durability.

  • Therefore, Infinity from Marvin® sets an elevated standard with its Ultrex® fiberglass windows, surpassing vinyl by 8 times and outpacing Renewal by Andersen’s Fibrex® frames by 3 times – making Ultrex® your top choice.

Infinity From Marvin’s Ultrex® Windows Lead the Way

Chart Created by Stork Technimet – Compare Renewal By Andersen Fibrex Windows to Infinity From Marvin Ultrex Windows

ULTREX VS FIBREX VS VINYL CHART_San Diego

The comparison chart above is created by Stork Technimet Corporation, an independent unbias testing facility. This test shows that Infinity from Marvin’s ULTREX® far outperforms the competition in every category.

References: Stork Technimet/Testing Corporation: #0602-15293, #0512-14889, #0704-19702, #TCT006638P. Precision Measurements and Instruments Corporation: #13043-DS. Tecton: #ESP010521P, “Test Results for Fibrex® and Ultrex®“. Plastics Engineering Handbook of the Society of Plastics Industry, Inc. Fifth Edition. Andersen Fibrex® Manual:”A High Performance, High Value Biofiber Polymer Composite Technology”. Renewal by Andersen®: “Fibrex® Material: A Better Alternative, A Better Window”.1. Highest rate of thermal conductivity shown. Test results range from .10-.13 for vinyl/wood composite (Fibrex®) and .09-.12 for Ultrex®

Elevate Your Home with Ultrex®: A Comparison Among Vinyl, Wood, and Fibrex®

Selecting the ideal materials for your windows and doors is a pivotal decision that defines your long-term living experience. These choices not only impact your home’s energy efficiency but also play a crucial role in its security and overall quality of life. Given their significance, it’s vital to thoroughly explore your options and make an informed decision.

Discover Your Choices:

Vinyl vs. Infinity Ultrex®—A Frame Comparison:

  • Vinyl, prone to warping and shifting in everyday conditions, poses challenges for window operation.
  • In contrast, Ultrex® boasts resistance to sticking, swelling, and warping, ensuring seamless functionality for Ultrex’s windows and doors.
  • Moreover, the heavyweight of dual-pane glass in vinyl frames demands thicker, wider construction, diminishing viewable glass and resulting in a bulkier frame.

Wood vs. Infinity Ultrex®:

  • While wood windows exude timeless beauty, they often demand upkeep. Infinity windows capture the elegance of wood without the need for maintenance, providing a hassle-free solution.

RBA Fibrex® vs. Infinity Ultrex®:

  • Ultrex® windows redefine sophistication with a sleek, trimmer design that maximizes viewable glass. Its material expansion aligns seamlessly with glass, ensuring windows that resist leaks, seal failures, and stress cracks.
  • Ultrex® features a paintable and fade-resistant acrylic finish, offering virtually maintenance-free durability. The finish, three times thicker than competitors, resists chipping, denting, or peeling.
  • Standing as the unrivaled window framing material, Ultrex® resists bending and flexing, surpassing Fibrex® and Vinyl alternatives.

 

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ULTREX® not only provides unmatched durability compared to other window replacement materials, but it also makes a lasting impression both inside and out. From narrower profiles that deliver bigger views and more daylight to color options that resist fading, ULTREX® simply delivers.

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What Our Customers are Saying

Great Job Folks, Thanks to the entire crew for a job well done! Our windows and sliding glass door were Manufactured, Transported & Installed by a team of fantastic professionals! The quality of service was excellent and the quality of the product installed is magnificent worth every penny! Our home is warm and cozy we are happily saving energy.

Miranda D.

Our salesman and lead installer demonstrated extreme knowledge in the “infinity” line of windows. Installation of four windows went smoothly in one day. They made sure the windows opened easily before they left and were through with cleanup. Thanks

Peralta F.

The door was recommended by my son and they followed through on the most beautiful door. I was extremely satisfied that they finished it off so fast. The facing around the door looks really good. I used to have a drape pulled across the door but I threw it away because it’s a beautiful door and I like looking at it every day.

- Patty Thorne, El Cajon CA