If you are in the market for new
windows, there are a lot details to ponder. Whether you deal with
different climates throughout the year, or have a specific
visual preference, a host of window materials are available
for you to pick from.
Here’s a quick peek at window
materials to consider when you start
Wood: For homes that experience different weather
throughout the year, wood window frames are an undeniable choice. As for
eye-appeal, the style is classic.
Wood is a blank canvas allowing you to finish to the
style of your home. It allows you to get a classic
look that will look great with future redecoration
projects. A lot of wood windows have
aluminum or vinyl cladding on the exterior, which can decrease
external maintenance too.
Vinyl: If you’re wanting low maintenance, vinyl is the window material for
you. This frame material comes in different shapes, sizes and colors to help your style on a budget. Complete with
sharp lines and versatility, vinyl windows are
the insulation and visual qualities of a well-made
painted window, fiberglass is a great choice for new
window buyers. Fiberglass lasts a long time and is made
of weather resistant material known for
its ability to shield against bad
heat and cold. As a newer type of window material, fiberglass is gaining popularity in the market due to its
successes, durability and the ability to be painted
to meet your style needs.
When you’re looking
for new windows there are a host of considerations that factor
in to your decision. If you have questions about different window frame
materials throughout your new window search, contact
Pella Windows and Doors at 207-253-1856 or come to our South Portland
showroom to see each material up-close. We’re certain that we have the right window for what
you’re looking for while still meeting your
budget needs as well.