For years, wood has been a material of choice for replacement windows, giving homes a wide assortment of benefits including durability, energy efficiency and lasting beauty. If you are beginning a window replacement project in Albany and you are still unclear about what windows you would like to see in your home, we would be happy to share with you why wood windows are one of our most popular replacement window choices at Pella Windows and Doors.
At Pella Windows and Doors, we recognize 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 project expenses upon resale. But the reason why many people switch to wooden windows is the warmth and beauty they can add to any room in your home. Here are a few more reasons why it’s valuable to think about wood windows:
Pella Windows and Doors sells products that are designed to protect against the elements and provide long-term performance in Albany. Pella’s EnduraGuard® wood protection offers advanced protection against the effects of moisture, decay, stains from mold and mildew. You also have the option to use aluminum- or vinyl-cladding to go the extra mile to help protect your wood from potential damage due to weather. These options, combined with our wood treatment, makes our wood windows long-lasting against the elements for years to come.
Wood is a natural insulator. Regardless of the season in Albany, wood windows can save you a few bucks on your heating and cooling utility costs—see ENERGY STAR for more information. Wood is also a suitable renewable building option. This can ease your mind knowing that wood is a renewable resource.
We’ve said it 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 home look warmer and inviting; and perfectly complementing wood flooring, cabinetry or interior décor that you might already have 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 home.
So, why should you consider wood? Our experts at Pella Windows and Doors have seen customers satisfied with the added value and added style that wood replacement windows provide, for years. Give us a call at 518-414-5302 if you have any further questions about adding wood windows to your home, or visit our Albany showroom to take a look at our wood options. You can always schedule an appointment with us online, as well.