There are benefits of any replacement windows you choose if you have older, inefficient windows on your Sacramento, CA house. But if you are trying to choose between vinyl and wood options, there are more benefits to vinyl windows for many instances. If you are faced with making a decision, use these benefits of vinyl over wood to help you make an informed decision that will give you peace of mind once the installation takes place.
Both wood and vinyl are great at giving your home energy efficiency. However, they don’t both hold onto those insulating qualities for the long haul. Wood windows are naturally efficient and don’t transfer hot or cold temperatures. However, wood will only hold onto those qualities if you keep up with its maintenance needs. Vinyl, on the other hand, is maintenance free.
As we just mentioned, wood requires quite a bit of upkeep over the years in Sacramento, CA. You have to paint it, sand it, scrape it, stain it and so on. This will have to occur every year or two in order to maintain both its appearance and its integrity. Vinyl, on the other hand, can simply be wiped down to remain clean and that’s all it really ever needs. IT won’t fail in appearance or insulating qualities.
Every homeowner in Sacramento is going to have to take cost into account when it comes time to replace windows. Vinyl windows are simply less expensive, though that doesn’t make them “cheap” when it comes to their qualities. You can save quite a bit of money by going with vinyl over wood and you don’t have to worry about maintenance costs down the road, either.
While wood can be cut and painted into any style or shape or color you want, vinyl has come pretty far on that front as well. Vinyl windows have color built into the materials so as long as you get what you want, you don’t have to worry about changing it later. They used to come in white and that was about it, but today, that’s no longer an issue. Sure, wood can be changed in a few years if you want something different, but vinyl stays as is without having to paint it again down the road.
When you are ready for new Sacramento, CA vinyl windows for your home, the first thing you want to do is figure out what material you are going to use. If you are certain about vinyl, you’re making a wise decision. You can also consult with the experts about the options by contacting Southgate Glass at 916-476-8396. We’ll give you a free meeting with no obligation to make sure you have all of your questions answered. You can also stop by and see the difference in material and style in person at our showroom at 6852 Franklin Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95823. We’ll gladly show you around and help you out!