When looking for a window replacement project in Des Moines, you probably
look for key features such as energy efficiency, how
long the product will last and, of course, style. For decades,
wood has been the material of choice for windows, giving homes a classic look with natural insulation. Wood windows are known
for their beauty, which
is just one reason why they’re still an outstanding
replacement window choice.
Wood windows don’t
just provide a beautiful view. They’re an investment, which can help improve your home’s
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 popular. Wood’s a
gorgeous material that adds character, and can help give your home
a more inviting and richer look.
Using wood also provides you more possibilities
for styles, shapes and colors. Wood can be painted or stained to enhance
your interior décor. And, if wood is already a central part
of your style, 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 longer lasting without requiring lots of
maintenance. Pella’s EnduraGuard® wood protection helps guard 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 a home in the winter and help prevent the sun’s heat from adding additional heat during those Des Moines summers.
Wood is also one of
the only renewable building materials frequently
used. 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 an attractive
look and enhance your home’s view – from the inside and out – for years. Call your Pella Showroom in
Des Moines for more information on Pella’s
three 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