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

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

Vinyl and wood windows are among the most popular window materials today. Besides going over the pros and cons, how do you know which window material is ideal for your home?

Picking frame materials can be determined by your needs, like following a certain budget or adding an attractive look to your home.

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

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Discover more about the pluses of our wood and vinyl windows and how we can design them for your spaces. 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 include precise workmanship and energy efficiency in a low-maintenance package, giving you satisfaction for years.

Low Maintenance

Vinyl windows don’t need much maintenance, other than cleaning with soap and water. You won’t have to paint or stain your windows every few years. In fact, you’ll never need to repaint them.

Energy Efficient

Vinyl is a good insulator and limits heat and cold.

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

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

Affordable

Vinyl is generally the most affordable alternative when you need to have your windows replaced.

Customizable

There’s more to vinyl than only white.

Make your own appearance with Pella’s dual-color frames. Choose a distinct color, like black or gray, to complement your home’s architecture. Our DuraColor™ exterior finishes exceed industry standards for fade resistance1 to help provide long-lasting vibrancy.

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

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

Durable

We engineer and test our vinyl windows to endure exposure to sunlight, humidity and temperatures.

Benefits of Wood Windows

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

Low Maintenance

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

Highly Customizable

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

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 accentuate your home.

Depending on the product line, you can also add:

  • Insynctive® technology
  • Integrated blinds and shades

Historical Accuracy

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

Long Lasting

Wood is a long-lasting material for windows. At Pella, we stand behind our wood windows with one of the best limited lifetime warranties in the industry.2

Energy Efficient

Wood is an exceptional 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 styles that can help you save on energy bills

Find the Right Window with Pella of Greenfield

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

Our professionals at Pella of Greenfield can help you select and create the right window for your home. We’ll be with 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 (413) 829-0299.

 

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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