When looking for a window replacement project in Traverse City, you probably
look for key features such as energy efficiency, how
long the product will last and, of course, style. For decades,
wood has been a prominent
material for windows, offering homes an
elegant look with natural insulation. Wood windows are known
for their beauty, which
is just one reason why they’re still a great
replacement window choice.
Wood windows provide more than a great view. They’re an investment, which can help improve your home’s
energy efficiency and add resale value. In fact, U.S. News reported those who
perform a wood window replacement recoup an average of 77 percent of the
project’s cost when they sell the home*.
Wood windows have
been around for a long time, and there’s a
reason why they’re still common. Wood’s a
striking material that adds character, and can help give your home
a more inviting and richer look.
Using wood also provides you more possibilities
for styles, shapes and colors. Wood can be painted or stained to enhance
your interior décor. Plus, if wood is already a central part
of your cabinetry, flooring or furniture, choosing a wood
window that complements other elements will make your house stand out.
technology helps guard against the elements, making wood
windows stronger and ensuring they last longer without requiring a ton of
maintenance. Pella’s EnduraGuard® wood protection helps safeguard
against the effects of moisture, decay, stains from
mold and mildew, and even termite damage. We also use an aluminum-cladding to protect the wood and help inhibit
Wood windows are also some of the most energy efficient windows available. Wood offers natural insulation, so it’ll help keep warm air inside in the winter and help prevent the sun’s heat from warming up
your space during those Traverse City summers.
Wood is also one of
the only renewable building materials commonly used. That means you can take comfort knowing that when the time comes for repairs, replacements
or additions down the road, wood will still be available.
From great style to great value, it’s hard to go
wrong with wood windows. They’ll provide beauty and enhance your home’s view – from the inside and out – for years. Call your Pella Showroom in
Traverse City for more information on Pella’s
three lines of high-quality wood window and
*U.S. News, Jan. 27, 2010. The 5 Best – and 5 Worst – Home Improvement Projects for Your Money