A wooden sash window is stunning piece of architecture that enhances the look of any property where it has been installed.
For those unfamiliar with the design, sash windows are flash wooden windows framed by movable sashes or pains, and separated by muntin bars for a timelessly elegant look that is customisable to your personal tastes and preferences.
Of course the key to creating your dream sash window is through the material you select for your sashes.
Very popular amongst homeowners, wooden sash windows create a natural beauty for your home.
Here we provide a list of the types of wood, so you can learn more about them which will allow you to be able to create your dream windows.
Iroko: known for its durability and smooth, rich ground centre at middle of a more yellowish fibre, this teak like wood contains an abundance of natural oils and significantly, requires nothing in the way of preservatives.
Beech: noted as one of the most popular works for internal, the beach effect covers the entire globe and shows no sign of decreasing popularity. A popular choice is German beech wood which due to his light orange interior offers an elegant style window which can brighten up the entire home.
Scandinavian Redwood: more cost-effective than hardwoods yet extremely durable and aesthetically pleasing, this light knotted wood is great for both internal and external works on sash windows.
Piranha pine: very popular in the 1960s and 1970s this would remain a stunning choice for many open plans. Redish orange in colour and with the sweet smell piranha pine is a material should consider when choosing your wooden sash windows.
Idigbo: this hardwood originates from West Africa and its classic in appearance. Yellow in colour and most at home as an external painted finish, idigo looks fantastic and will continue to do so across the years.
Sapele mahogany: this rich reddish- brown tinted wood originates from west and central, and is the perfect choice when choosing a suitable material for your timber sash windows, whether it be on the inside outside of the home.
American black walnut: this type of wood looks fantastic on its own or also in contrast with light woods such as the American white ash.
Dark rich in colour this type of wood is very distinctive and will really create a focal point in your home.
In all, when it comes to selecting the correct type of wood for your sash windows, there is a vast array of options available.
Learn more about the various wood types available suitable for Wooden Sash Windows.
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