Like the look of wood framed windows but want something a little easier to maintain? Wood clad windows are your answer.
What are wood clad windows?
They are traditional wood framed windows with a material such as vinyl which covers the wood on the exterior side to reduce external maintenance. Normally the “cladding” is vinyl or aluminum; however other metals such as bronze, copper or zinc and be used, but add a considerable amount of cost to the windows.
Advantages of Wood Clad Windows
As a rule, vinyl external cladding comes in a variety of stock colors. Covering both the sash and the frame of the window, the cladding can keep the exterior of your windows maintenance free for years. With vinyl cladding the color permeates the material, meaning scratches won’t show. With aluminum scratches may show but it is generally more durable and since it is easy to paint, your have a wider color selection.
FAS carries Anderson and Eagle wood clad windows and has something to fit your home and budget. Please contact us today for a FREE estimate – 866-737-7173.
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