For ages, wood has been a material of choice for replacement windows, giving homes a wide variety of benefits including durability, energy efficiency and long-lasting beauty. If you are getting ready to start a window replacement project in Birmingham and you are still unsure about what windows you would like to see in your home, our professionals would be happy to share with you why wood windows are one of our most popular replacement window picks at Pella Windows and Doors.
At Pella Windows and Doors, we recognize that a concern with wood windows is the accompanying maintenance. According to Remodeling Magazine’s Cost vs. Value 2017 Report, wood window replacements return 73.0% of the cost of the project upon resale. But the reason why many people switch to wooden windows is the warmth and beauty they can create in your home. Here are a few more reasons why you should consider wood windows:
Pella Windows and Doors carries a variety of products that are designed to protect against the elements and provide long-lasting performance in Birmingham. Pella’s EnduraGuard® wood protection offers advanced protection against the effects of moisture, decay, stains from mold and mildew. You also have the option to use aluminum- or vinyl-cladding to go the extra mile to help protect your wood from weather conditions. These options, when partnered with our wood treatment, makes our wood windows long-lasting against the elements for a long time.
Wood is a natural insulator. It doesn’t matter what the season or weather is like in Birmingham, wood windows can save you cash on your heating and cooling utility costs—see ENERGY STAR for more information. Wood is also a good renewable building choice. This will provide you with piece of mind that wood is a renewable resource.
It’s been said before, but wood replacement windows are truly a timeless style. Wood windows have been around for hundreds of years delivering character to your home; helping your house look warmer and inviting; and perfectly complementing wood flooring, cabinetry or interior décor that you might already have in your home. Wood windows give you virtually endless possibilities for styles, colors and shapes of window frames, and they can also be painted or stained to fit the feel of your space.
So, why buy wood? Our team at Pella Windows and Doors have seen customers pleased with the added value and added style that wood replacement windows provide, for years. Call us at 205-778-2050 if you have additional questions about adding wood windows to your home, or check out our Birmingham showroom to peruse our wood options. You can always arrange an appointment with us online, as well.