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

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

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

Picking frame materials can be based on your needs, like following a precise budget or adding an attractive look to your rooms.

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

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

Benefits of Vinyl Windows

Our sensibly priced vinyl replacement windows have precise craftsmanship and energy efficiency in a low-maintenance package, giving you comfort for years.

Low Maintenance

Vinyl windows require little service, 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 stain them.

Energy Efficient

Vinyl is a fantastic insulator and stops 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 styles that can help you save on energy bills
  • Vinyl frame foam insulation

Affordable

Vinyl is frequently the most economical 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. Choose a distinct color, like black or gray, to highlight your home’s outside. Our DuraColor™ exterior finishes exceed industry standards for fade resistance1 to help provide long-lasting color.

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

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

Durable

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

Benefits of Wood Windows

Our premium, high-performing styles give your rooms a warm feeling that only real wood can offer.

Low Maintenance

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

Highly Customizable

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

With Pella, you can select from woods like pine, Douglas fir and mahogany. As well as a wide collection 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 live in a historic home, wood windows can match timeless style while adding modern energy efficiency.

Long Lasting

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

Energy Efficient

Wood is an excellent insulator and stops 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 models that can help you save on energy bills

Find the Right Window with Pella of Petoskey

Whichever material you select, you can rest easy 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 experts at Pella of Petoskey can help you select and make 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 231-622-4417.

 

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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