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New Window Materials to Meet Your Needs

New Window Materials to Meet Your Needs

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 your search:

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 amazing insulators.

Fiberglass: With 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 207-517-2331 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.


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