For ages, wood has been a material of choice for replacement windows, offering homes a wide assortment of benefits including durability, energy efficiency and long-lasting beauty. If you are getting ready to start a window replacement project in Mankato and you are still unclear about what windows you would like to see in your home, we would be happy to share with you why wood windows are one of our most popular replacement window choices at Pella Windows and Doors.
At Pella Windows and Doors, we understand that a concern with wood windows is the amount of maintenance that comes with it. According to Remodeling Magazine’s Cost vs. Value 2017 Report, wood window replacements return 73.0% of the project expenses 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 has a selection of products that are designed to protect against the elements and provide enduring performance in Mankato. Pella’s EnduraGuard® wood protection provides advanced protection against the effects of moisture, decay, stains from mold and mildew. You also have the opportunity to use aluminum- or vinyl-cladding to go the extra mile to help protect your wood from potential damage due to weather. These options, combined with our wood treatment, makes our wood windows long-lasting against the elements for years to come.
Wood is a natural insulator. It doesn’t matter what the season or weather is like in Mankato, wood windows can save you a few bucks on your heating and cooling utility bills—see ENERGY STAR for additional information. Wood is also a great renewable building selection. This can give you some piece of mind that wood is a renewable resource.
We’ve said it 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 flawlessly complementing wood flooring, cabinetry or interior décor that already is featured in your home. Wood windows give you virtually endless options for styles, colors and shapes of window frames, and they can also be painted or stained to fit the feel of your home.
So, why buy wood? Our experts at Pella Windows and Doors have seen customers happy with the additional style and value that wood replacement windows provide, for years. Contact our experts at 507-625-6933 if you have more questions about adding wood windows to your home, or visit our Mankato showroom to peruse our wood options. You can always book an appointment with us online, as well.