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Vinyl vs. Wood Windows - What's Right for My Salt Lake City Home?

Vinyl vs. Wood Windows - What's Right for My Salt Lake City Home?

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

Picking frame materials can be based on your needs, like sticking to a specific budget or adding charm to your residence.

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

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Discover more about the advantages 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 feature meticulous technique and energy efficiency in a low-maintenance package, giving you comfort 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 great insulator and limits heat and cold.

Depending on the Pella product line you choose, you can tailor 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 just white.

Develop your own look with Pella’s dual-color frames. Use a different color, like black or gray, to enhance your home’s outside. 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 endure exposure to sunlight, humidity and temperatures.

Benefits of Wood Windows

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

Low Maintenance

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

Highly Customizable

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

With Pella, you can select from woods like pine, Douglas fir and mahogany. As well as a wide variety 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 modern energy efficiency.

Long Lasting

Wood is a long-lasting material for windows. At Pella, we stand behind our wood windows with one of the best limited lifetime warranties in the industry.2

Energy Efficient

Wood is a great insulator and stops 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 styles that can help you save on energy bills

Find the Right Window with Pella of Salt Lake City

Whichever material you pick, you can relax 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 specialists at Pella of Salt Lake City can help you find and create 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 385-203-8083.

 

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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