How Much Do Black-Framed Windows Really Cost?

To achieve the coveted look of black-framed windows, either wood or vinyl will do the trick. Get the pros and cons of each below.
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Wood
Durable and strong, wood windows need to be protected from the elements with regular painting or staining. The upside? They can be painted any color to give a home a distinctive look.

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Vinyl
More energy-efficient than wood, vinyl windows can be built to fit any size of window. They don’t require repainting, though the color range is limited. Expect to pay more for black or colored vinyl windows due to their popularity.

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Photographer:
Alex Lukey
Designer:
Cameron MacNeil
Source:
House & Home June 2017
Products:
Wood window with aluminum-clad exterior by Lepage Millwork, $1,388, Vinyl window by Strassburger Windows & Doors, $855, Fieldstone Windows & Doors.
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