It's good advice to do a little research if you're considering making your home more energy efficient by installing replacement windows. Why? Glass windows and doors
are made from many different materials. But are they all equal when it
comes to being energy efficient or do some types beat the others hands
Timber or wood windows are a popular choice with
homeowners, especially if their homes are either traditional or
historical in style.
Popular Timbers Used In Wood Windows
is a popular choice for wood windows and doors with much of the wood
sourced in the tropics. It generally ranges in color from reddish-brown
to gray. Brazilian mahogany, with its uniform color and a tight, close
grain is the best. Other types include Luann, Meranti and Sapele.
white or English oak are good choices for wood windows, but you must
ensure it is well seasoned. Oak is often twice as expensive as
mahogany, but worth considering for its strength, hardness and
durability. Colors range from deep gold to pale brown.
comes from Southeast Asia, is expensive and highly desirable because it
is so durable and weatherproof. It contains a high percentage of
natural oils, which adds to its extreme durability.
is another highly durable wood due to its hardness and close grain. It
resists warping and has an appealing red-brown color.
Beech has a distinctive white or pale brown color and is used in sash window replacement if properly seasoned.
us here at customorderonline.com and compare the various wood windows we
have available for your upcoming window renovation or construction
project. We are more than happy to assist you in choosing the best
timber window to suit your needs.
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