You’ve built your shed, now all that’s left is to choose which windows you’d like. Now you’re presented with an option here, do you want conventional glass windows or you can go for plastic!
Plastic windows, you might be wondering why have plastic windows when you can have glass?
Having plastic windows is a good option when deciding on what material to use for your shed. Owning a shed can be a pricey luxury they are often prone to get damaged. They can be damaged from a range of different things from weather to just someone playing with a ball in their back garden. All these things can effect your shed if you own glass windows as the glass used for windows is a fragile material and can be broken quite easily. This is what makes glass so much more expensive than plastic. Acrylic Sheet Plastic is a far cheaper alternative to glass as it is far cheaper to make, ship and install! If you are worrying that the reason that plastic windows are cheaper is that they are inferior to glass! then think again.
Due to the difference in the process to make each material, there is a price difference. It is far more expensive to make glass and more expensive to ship due to its delicacy and it is vital it is handled with care. When you choose to go for the plastic alternative this means that you’ll be making a financially conservative choice.
Plastic windows are actually 17 times stronger than glass which makes them superior and less prone to damage. If plastic does break it doesn’t shatter like glass it simply cracks in a safe manner meaning there is less of a clean up too with plastic. As plastic is much cheaper than glass if a window was to become damaged then it would be cheap to replace and due to its durability it is easy for someone to fit back in themselves! Making it the perfect alternative to glass windows!