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

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

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

Choosing frame materials can be based on your needs, like following a precise budget or adding beauty to your rooms.

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

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Learn more about the pluses of our wood and vinyl windows and how we can custom-make them for your areas. We offer the most popular styles of windows and patio doors, including double-hung windows.

Benefits of Vinyl Windows

Our reasonably priced vinyl replacement windows include precise workmanship and energy efficiency in a low-maintenance package, giving you satisfaction for years.

Low Maintenance

Vinyl windows don’t need much 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 seal them.

Energy Efficient

Vinyl is a fantastic insulator and stops 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 options that can help you save on energy bills
  • Vinyl frame foam insulation

Affordable

Vinyl is frequently the most reasonable choice when you need to have your windows replaced.

Customizable

There’s more to vinyl than just white.

Make your own look with Pella’s dual-color frames. Use a different color, like black or gray, to enhance your home’s exterior. Our DuraColor™ exterior finishes exceed industry standards for fade resistance1 to help supply long-lasting vibrancy.

Ask your Pella professional how you can further customize 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 home a welcoming feeling that only real wood can offer.

Low Maintenance

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

Highly Customizable

From material to grille patterns to color, wood windows are highly customizable. You can choose 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 durable material for windows. At Pella, we support 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 want, 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 Beltsville

Whichever material you choose, you can be at peace knowing your Pella windows will be part of your home for years. We've been innovating, designing and building the long-lasting, quality products you deserve since 1925.

Our specialists at Pella of Beltsville can help you select 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 (301) 685-1715.

 

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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