European Oak as a Species

If you’re thinking about having your windows replaced, you might be wondering what European oak actually is and why it’s a good investment. Here are some facts about the species and some reasons why we often recommend oak for windows. What is European Oak?  European oak is a type of hardwood that naturally insulates any [...]

Environmentally friendly hardwood?

Hardwood is a word that usually has negative connotations with respect to growth and felling practices of less scrupulous companies in South America.  For a long time, companies like ours were only able to purchase hardwood that was at best 70% FSC.  That basically means that only a portion of the timber was environmentally harvested [...]