for a window replacement project in Washington DC, you probably
look for key features such as energy efficiency, how
long the product will last and, of course, style. For decades,
wood has been a prominent
material 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’re an investment, which can help improve your home’s
energy efficiency and add resale value. In fact, U.S. News reported homeowners 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 used. Wood is a
gorgeous material that adds character, and can help give your home
a richer, more inviting look.
Using wood also presents you more choices
for styles, shapes and colors. Wood can be painted or stained to match
your interior décor. And, if wood is already a central part
of your style, choosing a wood
window that complements other elements will help your home stand out from the rest.
technology helps protect against the elements, making wood
windows stronger and helping
increase product life without requiring a ton of
maintenance. Pella’s EnduraGuard® wood protection helps safeguard
against the effects of moisture, decay, stains from
mold and mildew, and even termite damage. We also use an 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 warming up
your space during those Washington DC 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 extra style to extra 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
Washington DC 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