For ages, wood has been a material of choice for replacement windows, offering homes a wide assortment of benefits including durability, energy efficiency and lasting beauty. If you are in the process of considering a window replacement project in North Carolina and you are still on the fence about what windows you would like to see in your home, our professionals would be happy to explain to you why wood windows are one of our most popular replacement window selections at Pella.
At Pella, we understand that a concern with wood windows is the amount of maintenance that comes with it. According to Remodeling Magazine’s Cost vs. Value 2017 Report, wood window replacements return 73.0% of the cost of the project upon resale. But the reason why a lot of people switch to wooden windows is the warmth and beauty they can bring to the space in your home. Here are a few more reasons why to buy wood windows:
Pella has a selection of products that are designed to protect against the elements and provide long-term performance in North Carolina. Pella’s EnduraGuard® wood protection provides advanced protection against the effects of moisture, decay, stains from mold and mildew. You also have the opportunity to use aluminum- or vinyl-cladding to go the extra mile to help protect your wood from weather conditions. These options, when partnered with our wood treatment, makes our wood windows long-lasting against the elements for years to come.
Wood is a natural insulator. No matter what season it is in North Carolina, wood windows can save you cash on your heating and cooling energy bills—see ENERGY STAR for additional information. Wood is also a good renewable building option. This can give you some piece of mind that wood is a renewable resource.
You’ve heard this before, but wood replacement windows are truly a timeless style. Wood windows have been around for hundreds of years adding character to your home; helping your house look warmer and inviting; and flawlessly complementing wood flooring, cabinetry or interior décor that exists in your home. Wood windows give you virtually endless options for styles, colors and shapes of window frames, and they can also be painted or stained to fit the feel of your room.
So, why include wood as a potential choice? Our professionals at Pella have seen customers pleased with the additional style and value that wood replacement windows provide, for years. Contact our experts at 866-539-4196 if you have any further questions about adding wood windows to your home, or stop by our North Carolina showroom to review our wood options. You can always schedule an appointment with us online, as well.