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

Vinyl vs. Wood Windows - What's Right for My Newport 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 good for your home?

Picking frame materials can be based on your needs, like adhering to a certain budget or adding beauty to your home.

Pella® replacement windows can take care of both needs. And we’ll work with you to find the best option for your home and wallet during your free, in-home consultation.

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Discover more about the benefits of our wood and vinyl windows and how we can design them for your spaces. We offer the most popular styles of windows and patio doors, including double-hung windows.

Benefits of Vinyl Windows

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

Low Maintenance

Vinyl windows don’t need a lot of service, 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 good insulator and limits 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 options that can help you save on energy bills
  • Vinyl frame foam insulation

Affordable

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

Customizable

There’s more to vinyl than just white.

Make your own style with Pella’s dual-color frames. Choose a distinct color, like black or gray, to enhance 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 create 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 provide.

Low Maintenance

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

Highly Customizable

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

With Pella, you can select from woods like pine, Douglas fir and mahogany. As well as a wide selection of stains, paints and hardware to accentuate 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 contemporary energy efficiency.

Long Lasting

Wood is a durable 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 blocks 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 options that can help you save on energy bills

Find the Right Window with Pella of Newport

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, creating and building the long-lasting, quality products you deserve since 1925.

Our professionals at Pella of Newport can help you select 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 401-314-0814.

 

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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