for a window replacement project in Northern Virginia, you likely
look for key features such as energy efficiency, product life and, of course, style. For years,
wood has been the material of choice for windows, giving homes an
elegant look with natural insulation. Wood windows are known
for their beauty, which
is just one reason why they’re still a wonderful
replacement window choice.
Wood windows provide more than a great view. They offer
resale value and can improve your energy efficiency, making them a smart
investment. In fact, U.S. News reported people 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
striking material that adds character, and can help give your home
a rich and inviting look.
Using wood also presents you more possibilities
for styles, shapes and colors. Wood can be painted or stained to complement
your interior décor. And, 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 guard against the elements, making wood
windows stronger and helping
increase product life without requiring lots 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 inhibit
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 adding additional heat during those Northern Virginia summers.
Wood is also one of
the only renewable building materials commonly used. That means you can rest easy knowing that when the time comes for repairs, replacements
or additions down the road, wood will still be available.
From added style
to added value, it’s hard to go
wrong with wood windows. They’ll provide an attractive
look and enhance your home’s view – from the inside and out – for years. Call your Pella Showroom in
Northern Virginia for more information on Pella’s
three full 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