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Vinyl vs. Wood Windows - What's Right for My Bloomington, IN Home?

Vinyl vs. Wood Windows - What's Right for My Bloomington, IN Home?

Vinyl and wood windows are among the most popular 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 depend on your needs, like following a precise budget or adding charm to your home.

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

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 popular styles of windows and patio doors, including double-hung windows.

Benefits of Vinyl Windows

Our practically priced vinyl replacement windows feature precise workmanship and energy efficiency in a low-maintenance package, giving you peace of mind for years.

Low Maintenance

Vinyl windows don’t need a lot of maintenance, other than cleaning with soap and water. You won’t have to paint or stain your windows every few years. In fact, you’ll never need to repaint them.

Energy Efficient

Vinyl is a good insulator and limits heat and cold.

Depending on the Pella product line you want, 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 often the most reasonable alternative when you need to have your windows replaced.

Customizable

There’s more to vinyl than only white.

Develop your own appearance with Pella’s dual-color frames. Choose a contrasting color, like black or gray, to highlight your home’s exterior. Our DuraColor™ exterior finishes exceed industry standards for fade resistance1 to help ensure long-lasting richness.

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

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

Durable

We create 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 real wood can give.

Low Maintenance

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

Highly Customizable

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

With Pella, you can pick from woods like pine, Douglas fir and mahogany. As well as a wide selection 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 up-to-date energy efficiency.

Long Lasting

Wood is a durable 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 an excellent insulator and halts 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 styles that can help you save on energy bills

Find the Right Window with Pella of Bloomington, IN

Whichever material you select, you can relax 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 Bloomington, IN can help you choose 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 812-333-6371.

 

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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