Andersen Windows Materials

Using the right materials in the right places

Every day we have a team of engineers hard at work determining how to improve our windows and doors. Every aspect of our products are scrutinized so that each product that goes into your home will provide years of faithful service.

Materials are one way that we've led the industry in innovation. We've concluded that it takes a carefully orchestrated use of materials to achieve superior performance, low-maintenance exteriors and long-lasting durability our customers deserve.

Interior of home with Andersen wood windows with colonial grilles



It’s been at the core of our products for over 100 years. We use wood for strength and rigidity in our frames and sash, beauty on our interiors and its overall thermal performance is hard to beat.

Tan Andersen vinyl window with colonial grilles



Where Andersen has innovated with vinyl is by using it as a protective cladding for its wood core windows.

Exterior of house with a dark, Andersen composite patio door


Composite (Fibrex® material)

We've developed a material that is 2x as strong as vinyl, performs better when exposed to extreme temperatures and delivers exteriors that won’t fade, flake, blister or peel.

Andersen tested. Homeowner approved.

Our materials and products are tested to meet the highest quality standards.

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