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Vinyl vs. Wood Windows - What's Right for My Ketchum Home?

Vinyl vs. Wood Windows - What's Right for My Ketchum Home?

Vinyl and wood windows are among the most well-liked window materials today. Besides reviewing the pros and cons, how do you know which window material is right for your home?

Selecting frame materials can be determined by your needs, like sticking to a precise budget or adding beauty to your residence.

Pella® replacement windows can fulfill both needs. And we’ll partner with you 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 customize them for your rooms. We offer the most desired styles of windows and patio doors, including double-hung windows.

Benefits of Vinyl Windows

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

Low Maintenance

Vinyl windows don’t need much service, other than cleaning with soap and water. You won’t need to paint or stain your windows every few years. In fact, you’ll never need to seal them.

Energy Efficient

Vinyl is a great insulator and blocks heat and cold.

Depending on the Pella product line you want, you can tailor energy efficiency with:

  • Glass options, such as dual- or triple-pane glass with Low-E and argon
  • ENERGY STAR®-rated options that can help you save on energy bills
  • Vinyl frame foam insulation

Affordable

Vinyl is generally the most reasonable alternative when you need to have your windows replaced.

Customizable

There’s more to vinyl than just white.

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

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

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

Durable

We engineer and test our vinyl windows to withstand exposure to sunlight, humidity and temperatures.

Benefits of Wood Windows

Our premium, high-performing styles give your home a warm feeling that only real wood can offer.

Low Maintenance

Some wood windows must have exterior painting and sealing every few years. Bypass those duties with our exclusive EnduraClad® finishes, which have interior wood window frames. These aluminum-clad exteriors fight fading and look attractive for years.

Highly Customizable

From material to grille patterns to color, wood windows are very customizable. You can pick from contemporary and traditional models.

With Pella, you can choose from woods like pine, Douglas fir and mahogany. As well as a wide collection of stains, paints and hardware to enhance your home.

Depending on the product line, you can also add:

  • Insynctive® technology
  • Integrated blinds and shades

Historical Accuracy

If you own a historic home, wood windows can match timeless style while adding modern energy efficiency.

Long Lasting

Wood is a sturdy material for windows. At Pella, we back our wood windows with one of the best limited lifetime warranties in the industry.2

Energy Efficient

Wood is an excellent insulator and stops 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 models that can help you save on energy bills

Find the Right Window with Pella of Ketchum

Whichever material you select, you can be at peace 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 professionals at Pella of Ketchum 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 208-726-0060.

 

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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