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

Vinyl vs. Wood Windows - What's Right for My Peoria 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 right for your home?

Picking frame materials can depend on your needs, like sticking to a specific budget or adding charm to your rooms.

Pella® replacement windows can take care of both needs. And we’ll work with you to find the ideal 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 design them for your spaces. We offer the most wanted styles of windows and patio doors, including double-hung windows.

Benefits of Vinyl Windows

Our practically priced vinyl replacement windows include meticulous craftsmanship and energy efficiency in a low-maintenance package, giving you satisfaction for years.

Low Maintenance

Vinyl windows require little service, other than cleaning with soap and water. You won’t be required 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 blocks heat and cold.

Depending on the Pella product line you choose, 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 generally the most reasonable option 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. Choose a distinct color, like black or gray, to complement your home’s outside. Our DuraColor™ exterior finishes exceed industry standards for fade resistance1 to help ensure long-lasting color.

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

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

Durable

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

Benefits of Wood Windows

Our premium, high-performing styles give your residence a cozy feeling that only genuine wood can offer.

Low Maintenance

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

Highly Customizable

From material to grille patterns to color, wood windows are extremely customizable. You can choose from contemporary and traditional options.

With Pella, you can pick from woods like pine, Douglas fir and mahogany. As well as a wide variety 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 have 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 exceptional 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 models that can help you save on energy bills

Find the Right Window with Pella of Peoria

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 experts at Pella of Peoria can help you choose and create the right window for your home. We’ll help 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 309-306-3893.

 

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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