When considering a window replacement project in Rochester, you probably
look for key features such as energy efficiency, product life and, of course, style. For decades,
wood has been a primary material choice for windows, providing homes an
elegant look with natural insulation. Wood windows are known
for their beauty, which
is just one reason why they’re still a great
replacement window choice.
Wood windows provide more than a great view. They can be considered an investment
since they help improve your energy efficiency and add resale value. In fact, U.S. News reported homeowners who
perform a wood window replacement recoup an average of 77 percent of the
project’s cost when they sell the home*.
Wood windows have
been around for a long time, and there’s a
reason why they’re still common. It’s a
striking material that adds character, and can help give your home
a richer, more inviting look.
Using wood also gives you more choices
for styles, shapes and colors. Wood can be painted or stained to complement
your interior décor. If wood is already a central part
of your home, choosing a wood
window that complements other elements will make your house stand out.
technology helps guard against the elements, making wood
windows stronger and ensuring they last longer without requiring much
maintenance. Pella’s EnduraGuard® wood protection helps safeguard
against the effects of moisture, decay, stains from
mold and mildew, and even termite damage. We also use an aluminum-cladding to protect the wood and help avoid
Wood windows are also some of the most energy efficient windows available. Wood offers natural insulation, so it’ll help keep warm air inside your house during the
colder seasons and help prevent the sun’s heat from coming in during those Rochester summers.
Wood is also one of
the only renewable building materials used today. That means you don’t
have to worry, knowing that when the time comes for repairs, replacements
or additions down the road, wood will still be available.
From added style
to added value, it’s hard to go
wrong with wood windows. They’ll provide beauty and enhance your home’s view – from the inside and out – for years. Call your Pella Showroom in
Rochester for more information on Pella’s
three full lines of high-quality wood window and
*U.S. News, Jan. 27, 2010. The 5 Best – and 5 Worst – Home Improvement Projects for Your Money