Pella Window Questions

Your window questions answered by the pros

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Uncertain where to go with your window questions? Are you questioning if they are as efficient as they could be or how you can increase the functionality? Our professionals at Pella Windows and Doors are here to support you and answer your window questions:

What type of window should I choose for my house? How does the Edmonton climate impact my decision?

When taking the steps to install or replace windows in your home, it’s important to recognize that different window materials are made for different home benefits. Pella Windows and Doors offers three main window material types – wood, fiberglass and vinyl. Wood is regularly picked for its beauty, and the warmth and flexibility that it offers any room, but it is also a good choice for energy efficiency, and our features like EnduraClad® aluminum clad exteriors can protect your windows from the elements. Fiberglass windows deliver great durability against the external elements, even in extreme heat and cold. Vinyl windows are a good fit if you are looking for a good low maintenance product. These windows stay looking great for many years while providing exceptional energy efficiency.

I love my casement-style/awning-style windows, but I can’t place flower pots or items outside my windows without hitting them when I open my windows. What options do I have?

If you love the casement-style window but also want to keep your flower boxes, check out window replacement to in-swing casement windows that offer an indoor window swing direction instead. Hopper style windows give a similar option, allowing your windows to swing inside instead of outside, when replacing an awning style window. You can consider double- and single-hung replacement windows that simply lift up or pull down, if the style of the window is less significant as the outdoor plantings surrounding your windows.

My windows have scuffs and scrapes all over them—how can I get rid of them?

Weathered windows are typical after lots of use. Most can be cleaned as long as you have the appropriate products. At times it can be as simple as a soft cloth and mild soap, sometimes you may need something stronger like vinegar to get rid of dirt— but you should never use harsh chemicals or products on windows. Be sure to clean off the residue on your windows once scuffs are removed and don’t paint over your windows without viewing the replacement window warranty policy. If it comes down to a persistent scrape or break that you can’t get rid of, call our experts at Pella Windows and Doors in Edmonton and we can talk about reasonable replacement windows.

If you have more window questions that we didn’t answer here, or you want to check out our showroom in Edmonton, give us a call at 780-439-9344 or schedule an appointment with us online. We want to ensure all of your window woes are resolved—let us know how our experts can help.