If you are searching for new
windows, there are a number of details to take into
consideration. Whether you take in
different climates during the year, or have a specific
visual preference, a host of window materials are available
for you to select from.
Here’s a quick overview of window
materials to ponder when you begin your search:
Wood: For homes that experience different weather
throughout the year, wood window frames are an undeniable choice. Visually, the style is classic.
Wood is a blank canvas allowing you to finish to the
style of your home. It allows you to get an iconic
look that will work with future redecoration
projects. Most wood windows have
aluminum or vinyl cladding on the exterior, which can reduce
external maintenance too.
Vinyl: If you’re searching for low maintenance, vinyl is the window material for
you. This frame material comes in different shapes, sizes and colors to help your style on a budget. Complete with
sharp lines and adaptability, vinyl windows are
the insulation and visual qualities of a quality
painted window, fiberglass is a great option for new
window buyers. Fiberglass is a long-lasting and weather resistant material known for
its ability to shield against bad
heat and cold. As a newer type of window material, fiberglass is gaining popularity in the market due to its
successes, durability and the ability to be painted
to meet your style needs.
When you’re searching
for new windows there are a host of considerations that play
in to your decision. If you have questions about different window frame
materials throughout your new window search, contact
Pella Windows and Doors at 515-219-7723 or come to our Des Moines
showroom to see each material first-hand. We’re pretty
sure that we have the right match for what
you’re searching for while still meeting your
budget needs as well.