Wood is prized for its natural beauty and warmth. A delicate frame material that is vulnerable to sun and rain, wood is nevertheless desired for its authenticity. For years, wood has been a readily available window substrate, and the most common choice for homes. It could be painted a solid color or stained and sealed to show off the wood grain. Wood is also strong and easy to work with, is a natural insulator and complements many forms of architecture.
Wood-grain texture and intricate details are only provided by solid wood and cannot be truly replicated with wood veneer. Sanding and painting is part of routine maintenance. Solid wood frames are best suited for areas with temperate climates.
Advantages of Wood Frames
- Warmth of solid wood grains
- Excellent insulating properties
Compared to vinyl and fiberglass, wood frames require more maintenance. Regular sealing, staining or painting is needed to prolong the beauty and performance of the window or door. Frequent touchups and the occasional refurbishing, sanding and applying new coats is almost always required.
The Glass Guru estimators and installers are wood window experts. We offer several brands with multiple styles, types and options to choose from to get just the right look and feel for your home. No one knows wood windows like The Glass Guru.
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