You Can Have Wood Looking Windows or Doors Without All The Maintenance

A key factor for tremendous popularity of vinyl windows in Connecticut and nationwide has been thermal efficiency.
As homeowners look to conserve energy they tend to replace older windows with energy efficient vinyl windows.

Homeowners also like vinyl windows because they are low maintenance, durable and affordable. However, some think that vinyl windows have limited color selection. Others think that having to choose between wood and vinyl windows is the choice between the natural beauty of wood and maintenance freedom, and superior energy efficiency of vinyl windows.

In reality, with the advancements in vinyl window technologies, you can have the appealing beauty of custom-crafted wood windows without the time-consuming maintenance. Today, new cutting-edge color technologies make it possible to achieve beautiful interior and exterior colors on vinyl windows.
The best high-performance interior laminates and exterior paints feature rich hues and natural-looking wood finishes that are remarkably strong and fade-resistant.


Laminate technology was introduced in Europe in the 1970s. The process has been perfected over the decades.
Triple-layer composition expertly marries a highly resilient, transparent double layer of protection consisting of PVDF and PMMA materials to an acrylic base layer to form an extremely strong surface that maintains its attractive appearance over the life of the product.
Primer on the back side of the laminate combined with a special polyurethane adhesive permanently bonds the laminate finish to the window substrate. This fully cross-linked adhesive will not allow the laminate to separate from the window, despite exposure to extreme heat or cold.

Benefits of High Quality Window Laminates

  • Luxurious colors and natural appeal.
  • Matte texture imparts subtle elegance.
  • UV-resistant for superior color retention.
  • Highly weatherable, durable and robust.
  • Stand up strong to extreme heat and cold.
  • High stability – resists cracking, scratching and chalking.
  • Excellent resistance to dirt, chemicals and environmental pollutants.
  • Ideal for seaside climates – resists damage from salt air.


Vinyl windows never need to be painted, which helps prevent paint, stain and other maintenance-related products from entering the waste stream. The generous color palette allows you to choose rich colors that previously were only available with painted wood windows.

Interior Colors

Our company offers five beautiful interior laminates in addition to the standard Euro-White to match any decor and style.
All options, besides Euro-White, are available at an additional charge.

Exterior Colors

OKNA Windows offers seven exterior stock color selections in addition to the standard Euro-White option to give your house a distinct look and enhance its curb appeal. You can also select custom exterior colors from a virtually unlimited selection of paints. Our paints are environmentally safe and durable, giving your exterior a vibrant and long-lasting color finish.
Exterior colors other than Euro-White must have full screen. All options, besides Euro-White, are available at an additional charge.

OKNOPLAST European Tilt&Turn Color Palette