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Why Many Homeowners Prefer Wooden Windows

by Ryan Wright

It seems like most modern windows are being constructed out of synthetic materials like vinyl, aluminum, fiberglass or carbon fiber. Each of these windows has its own set of drawbacks and advantages. However, no matter how practical these modern materials are, many homeowners find them stylistically lacking. Many preferred the classic look of wooden windows. It is still very possible to find affordable, stylish, energy efficient and durable wooden windows for all types of homes. In fact, for many homeowners wooden windows are even more practical than these modern options. This article will explain some of the inimitable qualities of wooden window fixtures.

Wooden Windows are Changeable

The ability to refinish and change  your window is a huge draw to many customers. Wood is one of the few materials that can be sanded and refinished whenever you want to change the style and color of your window sash. You obviously cannot do this with more modern materials. Furthermore, you can sand off your current stain and replace it with a solid paint color, or vice versa. Many people love wood because they love the natural texture and wood grains. This is why most homeowners prefer a clear stain on a wooden window. If you are the type of homeowner who is constantly changing the style and color schemes on the inside or outside of your home, it is hard to think of a more adaptable material than wood. Also, you can paint the inside and outside of your windows a different color. This is hugely advantageous if you happen to paint the outside of your house and want your window frames to match, but you still have the same color scheme on the inside.

Wood Repair is Manageable

Another great thing about wooden windows is that they are easy to repair. The modern materials are durable, but fixing holes on them is more difficult. Most people already have on hand all the tools and supplies they need to fix dents in wooden surfaces. The supplies are cheaper and the repair is simpler for homeowners who have no construction experience.

In the end, wooden replacement windows might require little bit of maintenance but they are generally very user friendly since they are so easy to repair and customize. Wood it is a durable and long-lasting material that will be great as long as you perform normal maintenance and keep up the waterproof finish.