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

Vinyl vs. Wood Windows - What's Right for My Nashville 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 following a specific budget or adding beauty to your residence.

Pella® replacement windows can satisfy 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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Discover more about the pluses of our wood and vinyl windows and how we can custom-make them for your areas. 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 feature meticulous craftsmanship 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 repaint them.

Energy Efficient

Vinyl is a good insulator and stops heat and cold.

Depending on the Pella product line you select, 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
  • 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 only white.

Make your own appearance with Pella’s dual-color frames. Select a different color, like black or gray, to highlight 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 personalize your windows with:

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

Durable

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

Benefits of Wood Windows

Our premium, high-performing styles give your residence a welcoming feeling that only real wood can give.

Low Maintenance

Some wood windows must have exterior painting and sealing every few years. Skip those duties with our exclusive EnduraClad® finishes, which have 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 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 complement 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 support 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 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 Nashville

Whichever material you choose, you can rest easy 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 Nashville can help you find and design 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 615-348-8786.

 

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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