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

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

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

Choosing frame materials can depend on your needs, like sticking to a certain budget or adding charm to your home.

Pella® replacement windows can satisfy both needs. And we’ll partner 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 benefits of our wood and vinyl windows and how we can design them for your spaces. 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 have meticulous workmanship 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 be required to paint or stain your windows every few years. In fact, you’ll never need to stain them.

Energy Efficient

Vinyl is a fantastic insulator and limits 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 frequently the most reasonable choice 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 complement your home’s exterior. Our DuraColor™ exterior finishes exceed industry standards for fade resistance1 to help supply long-lasting color.

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 withstand exposure to sunlight, humidity and temperatures.

Benefits of Wood Windows

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

Low Maintenance

Some wood windows need exterior painting and sealing every few years. Avoid those chores with our exclusive EnduraClad® finishes, which have interior wood window frames. These aluminum-clad exteriors fight fading and look great for years.

Highly Customizable

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

With Pella, you can pick from woods like pine, Douglas fir and mahogany. As well as a wide collection 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 long-lasting 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 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 options that can help you save on energy bills

Find the Right Window with Pella of Fall River

Whichever material you select, 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 professionals at Pella of Fall River can help you select and make the right window for your home. We’ll assist 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 508-939-3464.

 

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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