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

Vinyl vs. Wood Windows - What's Right for My Woburn 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 ideal for your home?

Selecting frame materials can be based on your needs, like sticking to a specific budget or adding beauty to your rooms.

Pella® replacement windows can satisfy both needs. And we’ll work together to find the ideal option for your home and wallet during your free, in-home consultation.

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

Benefits of Vinyl Windows

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

Low Maintenance

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

Energy Efficient

Vinyl is a fantastic insulator and limits heat and cold.

Depending on the Pella product line you want, you can tailor 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
  • Vinyl frame foam insulation

Affordable

Vinyl is frequently the most affordable choice when you need to have your windows replaced.

Customizable

There’s more to vinyl than just white.

Create your own appearance with Pella’s dual-color frames. Select a contrasting color, like black or gray, to highlight 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 modify your windows with:

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

Durable

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

Benefits of Wood Windows

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

Low Maintenance

Some wood windows must have exterior painting and sealing every few years. Bypass those duties with our exclusive EnduraClad® finishes, which feature 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 very customizable. You can select from contemporary and traditional styles.

With Pella, you can select from woods like pine, Douglas fir and mahogany. As well as a wide variety 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 live in a historic home, wood windows can match timeless style while adding modern 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 a great insulator and stops heat and cold.

Depending on the Pella product line you need, 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 Woburn

Whichever material you choose, you can be at peace 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 specialists at Pella of Woburn can help you choose and design the right window for your home. We’ll help 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 781-935-4947.

 

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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