Wood is a fundamental building material found in most structures. It’s been used for hundreds of years in homes and other structures because it’s readily available, very strong and long-lasting. However, wood has always had some weaknesses. Specifically, wood is easily compromised through prolonged exposure to moisture.
Composite wood is the modern solution to this problem. Composite wood has many benefits that natural wood does not. As a consumer shopping for new windows, it’s helpful and important to understand what composite wood is, why it is useful and how it is maintained.