What you Need to Know About Replacing Wood Windows

Do you have old wood windows and thinking it may be time to replace them? If you are unsure yourself, we can inspect your windows and let you know our professional opinion. Chicago Window Pros is the Chicago area’s leading wood window replacement company.

When to Consider Replacing Wood Windows.

When your outdated wood windows are not protecting your home like they should, it is probably time to replace them. So what does this mean?

What to look for when it’s time to replace wood windows:

  • Rotted Window Frames
  • Broken Windows
  • Stuck Window Sashes
  • Want Energy Efficient Windows
  • Drafty Windows
  • Windows are not Soundproofed

Benefits and Disadvantages of Wood Windows


Wood windows can boost curb appeal.  If your home is older, you may find replacing wood windows with new wood windows and not with vinyl windows is the best choice. If you replace the original wood windows with new vinyl windows that are not the best style and fit, it may decrease its curb appeal.

Wood windows increase the home’s worth.  Wood windows tend to increase the home’s value.

Wood windows are environmentally friendly. In comparison with other window styles, wood windows are an environmentally better choice.


Maintenance of Wood Windows requires more effort.  Maintaining wood windows does require more work like regular painting. Painting wood windows help the windows to last longer than vinyl replacement windows.

The main downside you will hear about wood window replacement is the cost; they are costlier than vinyl replacement windows.  For the higher price, you will have a better-made window that will last longer and will offer better performance in heat and humidity.

At Chicago Window Pros, we offer wood windows in a variety of well-liked styles from casement windows to picture windows and double hung windows.  We provide high-quality wood windows that are made with the best materials.

Chicago Window Pros is highly regarded as the Chicagoland area’s leading window replacement company providing top-notch windows at the affordable prices. To schedule a convenient appointment or to receive a window replacement estimate (888) 308-9050. You can also request a FREE QUOTE through our contact page.