When considering a window replacement project in Long Island, you usually
look for key features such as energy efficiency, product life and, of course, style. For decades,
wood has been a primary material choice for windows, offering homes a classic look with natural insulation. Wood windows are known
for their beauty, which
is just one reason why they’re still an outstanding
replacement window choice.
Wood windows provide more than a great view. They can be considered an investment
since they help improve your 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
beautiful material that adds character, and can help give your home
a richer, more inviting look.
Using wood also gives you more choices
for styles, shapes and colors. Wood can be painted or stained to complement
your interior décor. Plus, if wood is already a central part
of your cabinetry, flooring or furniture, choosing a wood
window that complements other elements will help your home stand out from the rest.
technology helps shield against the elements, making wood
windows stronger and helping
increase product life without requiring a ton of
maintenance. Pella’s EnduraGuard® wood protection helps protect windows from the effects of moisture, decay, stains from
mold and mildew, and even termite damage. We also apply a
coat of aluminum-cladding to protect the wood and help avoid
Wood windows are also some of the most energy efficient windows available. Wood offers natural insulation, so it’ll help keep warm air inside in the winter and help prevent the sun’s heat from coming in during those Long Island summers.
Wood is also one of
the only renewable building materials used today. 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 great style to great value, it’s hard to go
wrong with wood windows. They’ll provide elegance and enhance your home’s view – from the inside and out – for years. Call your Pella Showroom in
Long Island for more information on Pella’s
three 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