When looking for a window replacement project in Grand Rapids, you likely
look for key features such as energy efficiency, product life and, of course, style. For years,
wood has been a prominent
material for windows, offering homes a beautiful look with natural insulation. Wood windows are known
for their beauty, which
is just one reason why they’re still a great
replacement window choice.
Wood windows provide more than a great view. 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 is a
gorgeous material that adds character, and can help give your home
a richer, more inviting look.
Using wood also presents you more possibilities
for styles, shapes and colors. Wood can be painted or stained to enhance
your interior décor. 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 safeguard
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 prevent
Wood windows are also some of the most energy efficient windows available. Wood offers natural insulation, so it’ll help keep warm air inside your house during the
colder seasons and help prevent the sun’s heat from coming in during those Grand Rapids 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 extra style to extra value, it’s hard to go
wrong with wood windows. They’ll provide beauty and enhance your home’s view – from the inside and out – for years. Call your Pella Showroom in
Grand Rapids 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