When considering a window replacement project in Decatur, you likely
look for key features such as energy efficiency, durability and, of course, style. For years,
wood has been a primary material choice for windows, giving homes a beautiful look with natural insulation. Wood windows are known
for their beauty, which
is just one reason why they’re still a wonderful
replacement window choice.
Wood windows offer more than
excellent views. They’re an investment, which can help improve your home’s
energy efficiency and add resale value. In fact, U.S. News reported those 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. Wood’s a
gorgeous material that adds character, and can help give your home
a richer, more inviting look.
Using wood also provides you more options
for styles, shapes and colors. Wood can be painted or stained to complement
your interior décor. And, 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 protect against the elements, making wood
windows stronger and ensuring they last longer without requiring much
maintenance. Pella’s EnduraGuard® wood protection helps protect windows from the effects of moisture, decay, stains from
mold and mildew, and even termite damage. We also apply a
coat of 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 in the winter and help prevent the sun’s heat from adding additional heat during those Decatur 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 great style to great value, it’s hard to go
wrong with wood windows. They’ll provide elegance and enhance your home’s view – from the inside and out – for years. Call your Pella Showroom in
Decatur for more information on Pella’s
three complete 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