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Why Buy Wood?

Why Buy Wood?

For ages, wood has been a material of choice for replacement windows, offering homes a wide assortment of benefits including durability, energy efficiency and lasting beauty. If you are getting ready to start a window replacement project in Bloomington, IN and you are still unclear about what windows you would like to see in your home, our experts would be happy to show you why wood windows are one of our most popular replacement window picks at McComb Window & Door.

At McComb Window & Door, we understand that a concern with wood windows is the amount of maintenance that comes with it. According to Remodeling Magazine’s Cost vs. Value 2017 Report, wood window replacements return 73.0% of the cost of the project upon resale. But the reason why most people switch to wooden windows is the warmth and beauty they can add to any room in your home. Here are a few more reasons why it’s valuable to think about wood windows:


McComb Window & Door has a selection of products that are designed to protect against the elements and provide long-term performance in Bloomington, IN. Pella’s EnduraGuard® wood protection provides advanced protection against the effects of moisture, decay, stains from mold and mildew. You also have the option to use aluminum- or vinyl-cladding to go the extra mile to help protect your wood from potential damage due to weather. These options, when partnered with our wood treatment, makes our wood windows long-lasting against the elements for many years.

Environmentally Friendly

Wood is a natural insulator. It doesn’t matter what the season or weather is like in Bloomington, IN, wood windows can save you cash on your heating and cooling energy bills—see ENERGY STAR for additional information. Wood is also a great renewable building selection. This will provide you with piece of mind that wood is a renewable resource.


We’ve said it before, but wood replacement windows are truly a timeless style. Wood windows have been around for hundreds of years delivering character to your home; helping your space look warmer and inviting; and flawlessly complementing wood flooring, cabinetry or interior décor that exists in your home. Wood windows give you virtually endless options for styles, colors and shapes of window frames, and they can also be painted or stained to suit the feel of your space.

So, why buy wood? Our team at McComb Window & Door have seen customers happy with the added value and added style that wood replacement windows provide, for years. Give us a call at 812-333-6371 if you have more questions about adding wood windows to your home, or stop by our Bloomington, IN showroom to review our wood options. You can always arrange an appointment with us online, as well.

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