21st Century Doors & Windows
10005 Muirlands Blvd., Ste. A Irvine, CA 92618 US
Phone: 949-215-1170 Website: http://www.21stdoors.com


California License #: 982035

We provide door & window services to these cities in Orange County, California:
Aliso Viejo, Anaheim, Brea, Buena Park ,Corona Del Mar, Cypress, Costa Mesa, Coto de Caza, Dana Point, Dove Canyon, Foothill Ranch, Fountain Valley, Fullerton, Garden Grove, Huntington Beach, Irvine, Ladera Ranch, Laguna Beach, Laguna Hills, Laguna Niguel, Laguna Woods, La Habra, Lake Forest, La Palma, Los Alamitos, Monarch Beach, Mission Viejo, Newport Beach, Newport Coast, Orange, Orange  County, Placentia, Portola Hills, Rancho Santa Margarita, Santa Ana, San Clemente, San Juan Capistrano, Seal Beach, Stanton, Trabuco Canyon, Tustin, Villa Park, WestminsterYorba Linda.

We also service limited areas of Los Angeles, Riverside and San Diego Counties.

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The Best Wood Windows in Orange County, CA

The Cost of Replacement Wood Windows

Genuine wood has a look and a feel to it that nothing else can match. Wood is classic; wood isWood Bow Window
solid; wood is the real deal. Virtually all other window frames attempt to mimic the look of wood. For many people, especially those in older, more traditional homes, there really is no choice other than real wood-framed windows.  The cost of replacement wood windows are pricier.  Call it the law of supply and demand, the price of beauty, or just the fact that fewer companies make custom wood, but you will pay more for wood.  It is impossible to tell you the cost of wood replacement windows without seeing the project and details required.

Because wood is expensive, looks beautiful, and takes a sizeable monetary investment to install nice wood windows, they will be an asset to the home when it comes time to sell. A home with wood windows will be appraised for more money and may sell faster than a home without them. Consider where is your home located. Is your home located in an old historic area of town, or in an area with a lot of higher priced homes? If a home is in a historic part of town it will look more legitimate and historic with wooden windows, and more fitting. If your home is located within an area of nicer homes, it is the best practice to find out what kind of windows the comparable houses on your street have. It is not good to be the odd duck in the real estate market.

You need to know that many factors can influence the total cost of replacement windows, some of which can make your project much less or much more expensive. When it comes to wood replacement windows there are numerous things that can affect the overall costs. Installation prices as well as the type of wood that is chosen are two of the biggest factors when determining the overall cost of the window. Make sure to research the different manufacturers of wood replacement windows and choose one that offers top quality based on the reviews of their products. At 21st Century Doors & Windows we offer different types of wood windows made by Marvin, Milgard and Golden State.

When calculating the average cost of window replacement there are several factors that need to be taken into account.  For example are these windows going to be for new construction or replacement windows?  Are they going to be wood replacement windows or wood clad replacement windows? Also what styles are the windows going to be? Double hung windows, casement windows, picture windows; this will all make a difference in price. How would you liked the windows trimmed? Also, will the windows have grids, no grids, low-e, argon; this will also change the final price per window. The choice that will effect the cost the most is the type of wood that is chosen; pine, mahogany, cherry, oak, etc. Is this a single level home or will scaffolding be needed for a second or third story?

So as you can see that calculating the average cost for replacement windows it’s not such a cut and dry answer.  A member of our design team will happily assist you in making these important decisions based upon several factors, and to make sure that you are thrilled with the outcome of our services.

The cost of replacement windows can be the most effective way to increase the value of your home.  Replacement windows should be looked at as an investment, and one where you can reasonably expect your home's value to increase.

Buying wood replacement windows, is an important decision and bears looking into all the pros and cons associated with your new windows. Quality windows vs. inferior ones can affect the value, safety and comfort of your home for many years.
The biggest concern you should have when replacing with wood windows should not be the cost, but the warranty, stability and strength of the manufacturer that you choose.  With so many in-house and small manufacturers, will they still be around when you need to use your warranty?   

The Pros and Cons of Wood Windows 

PROS:
  • Choice of wood species to match existing floors, etc.
  • Wood windows are the most energy efficient available
  • Unlimited color options, can be painted any color 
  • Available in Accoya wood with a 50 year warranty
  • Easily manufactured into almost any shape
  • Wood windows are the most eco-friendly choice
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CONS:
  • Pricing is more expensive than vinyl, fiberglass or aluminum 
  • Requires more maintenance
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