Despite the benefits of uPVC, there are some times when only wood will do. If you’re committed to taking care of your timber windows, they can be a valuable addition to your home. With wooden windows there are still numerous styles and wood types to consider. For this reason, it’s important to get the best help available.
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If you have an older home and are keen on tradition, only wood will do. Although you can get uPVC windows made to resemble wood, get close enough and you can tell the difference. Fitting your home with timber windows means you can rest assured knowing yours are the real deal.
With timber windows, you also open yourself up to a variety of style options. You can get timber windows in sash, casement and bay window style. As well as this, you can choose from different woods such as mahogany, maple, oak and more. There’s also the option to paint or stain your windows. Doing this gives you the colour you want as well as providing an extra layer of protection against the elements.
Timber windows are more environmentally friendly than their uPVC counterparts. Wood is a natural and reusable resource, so in preparing it for use as window frames, the environment is unharmed. Whereas some harmful gases are released in production of uPVC. Wooden windows actually have a negative GWP (global warming potential). This means that they will actually reduce the amount of CO2 in the atmosphere over time.
As well as being environmentally friendly, timber windows also last a long time. If you take proper care and fend off the onset of rot and other damage, your windows could last 100 years. Timber windows are typically expected to last at least 60 years. So while they may cost you more to start with, you could end up saving in the long run by not having to replace your windows as often.
Get beautiful, classic timber windows. Get in touch with Cumbria Windoworks to start discussing your options today. Give us a call on 01228 904400 for a faster response.