for a window replacement project in Calgary, you likely
look for key features such as energy efficiency, how
long the product will last and, of course, style. For centuries,
wood has been a prominent
material for windows, providing homes a classic look with natural insulation. Wood windows are known
for their beauty, which
is just one reason why they’re still a wonderful
replacement window choice.
Wood windows offer more than
excellent views. They can be considered an investment
since they help improve your 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 popular. Wood is a
beautiful material that adds character, and can help give your home
a more inviting and richer look.
Using wood also gives you more choices
for styles, shapes and colors. Wood can be painted or stained to complement
your interior décor. And, if wood is already a central part
of your home, choosing a wood
window that complements other elements will help your home stand out from the rest.
technology helps shield against the elements, making wood
windows stronger and ensuring they last longer without requiring lots of
maintenance. Pella’s EnduraGuard® wood protection helps protect windows from the effects of moisture, decay, stains from
mold and mildew, and even termite damage. We also apply an aluminum-cladding to protect the wood and help avoid
Wood windows are also some of the most energy efficient windows available. Wood offers natural insulation, so it’ll help keep warm air inside a home in the winter and help prevent the sun’s heat from adding additional heat during those Calgary summers.
Wood is also one of
the only renewable building materials used today. That means you don’t
have to worry, knowing that when the time comes for repairs, replacements
or additions down the road, wood will still be available.
From extra style to extra 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
Calgary for more information on Pella’s
three complete 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