For ages, wood has been a material of choice for replacement windows, offering homes a wide assortment of benefits including durability, energy efficiency and long-lasting beauty. If you are getting ready to start a window replacement project in Des Moines 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 accompanying maintenance. According to Remodeling Magazine’s Cost vs. Value 2017 Report, wood window replacements return 73.0% of the project costs upon resale. But the reason why most 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 you should consider wood windows:
Pella Windows and Doors sells products that are designed to protect against the elements and provide long-lasting performance in Des Moines. Pella’s EnduraGuard® wood protection delivers advanced protection against the effects of moisture, decay, stains from mold and mildew. You also have the choice to use aluminum- or vinyl-cladding to go the extra mile to help protect your wood from weather conditions. These options, plus our wood treatment, makes our wood windows long-lasting against the elements for many years.
Wood is a natural insulator. No matter what season it is in Des Moines, wood windows can save you a few bucks on your heating and cooling energy bills—see ENERGY STAR for additional information. Wood is also a suitable renewable building option. This can ease your mind knowing that wood is a renewable resource.
It’s been said before, but wood replacement windows are truly a timeless style. Wood windows have been around for hundreds of years delivering character to your home; helping your space 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 choices 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 Windows and Doors have seen customers happy with the additional style and value that wood replacement windows provide, for years. Give us a call at 515-219-7723 if you have additional questions about adding wood windows to your home, or check out our Des Moines showroom to review our wood options. You can always book an appointment with us online, as well.