If you are in the market for new
windows, there are many details to ponder. Whether you deal with
different climates throughout the year, or have a specific
visual preference, a variety of window materials are available
for you to choose from.
Here’s a quick look at window
materials to ponder when you kickoff your research:
Wood: For homes that experience different weather
throughout the year, wood window frames are an undeniable choice. As for
eye-appeal, the style is ageless.
Wood is a blank canvas allowing you to finish to the
style of your home. It allows you to get a stylish
look that will work with future redecoration
projects. A lot of wood windows have
aluminum or vinyl cladding on the exterior, which can decrease
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 versatility, vinyl windows are
the insulation and visual qualities of a well-made
painted window, fiberglass is a great option for new
window buyers. Fiberglass lasts a long time and is made
of weather resistant material known for
its protection against bad
heat and cold. As a newer type of window material, fiberglass is becoming more popular in the market due to its
successes, durability and the ability to be painted
to match your style.
When you’re in the market
for new windows there are a number of considerations that factor
in to your decision. If you have questions about different window frame
materials throughout your searching, contact
Pella Windows and Doors at 217-423-7722 or come to our Decatur
showroom to see each material in person. We’re pretty
sure that we have the right choice for what
you’re in the market for while still meeting your
budget needs as well.