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Vinyl vs. Wood Windows - What's Right for My Roanoke Home?

Vinyl vs. Wood Windows - What's Right for My Roanoke Home?

Vinyl and wood windows are among the most desired window materials today. Besides reviewing the pros and cons, how do you know which window material is right for your home?

Picking frame materials can depend on your needs, like adhering to a certain budget or adding beauty to your residence.

Pella® replacement windows can take care of both needs. And we’ll work with you to find the right option for your home and wallet during your free, in-home consultation.

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Learn more about the advantages of our wood and vinyl windows and how we can custom-make them for your areas. We offer the most desired styles of windows and patio doors, including double-hung windows.

Benefits of Vinyl Windows

Our reasonably priced vinyl replacement windows have meticulous technique and energy efficiency in a low-maintenance package, giving you comfort for years.

Low Maintenance

Vinyl windows don’t need a lot of maintenance, other than cleaning with soap and water. You won’t be required to paint or stain your windows every few years. In fact, you’ll never need to seal them.

Energy Efficient

Vinyl is a great insulator and blocks heat and cold.

Depending on the Pella product line you select, you can personalize energy efficiency with:

  • Glass options, such as dual- or triple-pane glass with Low-E and argon
  • ENERGY STAR®-rated models that can help you save on energy bills
  • Vinyl frame foam insulation

Affordable

Vinyl is often the most reasonable choice when you need to have your windows replaced.

Customizable

There’s more to vinyl than only white.

Make your own style with Pella’s dual-color frames. Select a different color, like black or gray, to highlight your home’s outside. Our DuraColor™ exterior finishes exceed industry standards for fade resistance1 to help supply long-lasting vibrancy.

Ask your Pella professional how you can further personalize your windows with:

  • Grilles
  • Hardware
  • Between-the-glass shades and blinds

Durable

We create and test our vinyl windows to resist exposure to sunlight, humidity and temperatures.

Benefits of Wood Windows

Our premium, high-performing styles give your residence a cozy feeling that only genuine wood can provide.

Low Maintenance

Some wood windows require exterior painting and sealing every few years. Skip those chores with our exclusive EnduraClad® finishes, which have interior wood window frames. These aluminum-clad exteriors fight fading and look good for years.

Highly Customizable

From material to grille patterns to color, wood windows are highly customizable. You can choose from contemporary and traditional styles.

With Pella, you can choose from woods like pine, Douglas fir and mahogany. As well as a wide selection of stains, paints and hardware to complement your home.

Depending on the product line, you can also add:

  • Insynctive® technology
  • Integrated blinds and shades

Historical Accuracy

If you have a historic home, wood windows can match timeless style while adding modern energy efficiency.

Long Lasting

Wood is a sturdy material for windows. At Pella, we back our wood windows with one of the best limited lifetime warranties in the industry.2

Energy Efficient

Wood is a great insulator and halts heat and cold.

Depending on the Pella product line you choose, you can customize energy efficiency with:

  • Glass options, such as dual- or triple-pane glass with Low-E and argon
  • ENERGY STAR®-rated options that can help you save on energy bills

Find the Right Window with Pella of Roanoke

Whichever material you pick, you can rest easy knowing your Pella windows will be part of your home for years. We've been innovating, designing and building the long-lasting, quality products you deserve since 1925.

Our experts at Pella of Roanoke can help you choose and make the right window for your home. We’ll assist you every step of the way, from free, in-home consultation to the day your new windows are installed. Visit our showroom or call us at 540-466-1918.

 

1Exceeds AAMA 613 test requirements.
2Based on comparing written limited warranties of leading national wood window and wood patio door brands. See Pella written Limited Warranty for details, including exceptions and limitations, at pella.com/warranty or contact Pella Customer Service at 877-473-5527.

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