Essence Series® Wood Windows — Benefits

Window care & warranty information – Built for a Lifetime, designed for minimal maintenance.
Essence Architectural Library

When Milgard set out to create a better wood window, we re-imagined just about everything. Essence Series windows are now the wood window of choice for homeowners, architects and builders; and a popular choice for new construction, renovation and remodel projects and historical restorations.

Featuring stunning wood interiors and durable fiberglass exteriors, these windows surpass wood, composite and clad windows in performance and beauty.

The Benefits of Choosing Milgard

Full Lifetime Warranty

Homeowners will benefit from the Full Lifetime Warranty standard on all Essence Series windows and doors. The Milgard Full Lifetime Warranty includes parts and labor for as long as the homeowner owns the home. It also includes Glass Breakage Coverage and if warranty service is ever needed, Milgard will send local, factory-trained Service Technicians for repairs. Compare this warranty to a typical fiberglass warranty of 20-years or a 10-year warranty on wood windows, and a 10-year warranty on the glass.

Building our windows and doors and servicing our customers locally means shorter lead times and no extra upcharges. With one of the nation’s largest window and door companies nearby means good service to your clients long after you complete the job.

Operating Styles

Double Hung
Double Hung
Horizontal Glider
Horizontal Glider
Casement Picture Comparison

Essence windows come in these styles plus custom shapes. They can be used in virtually limitless combinations thanks to our innovative mulling system. Contact your Milgard Representative about our field mull system.

*Picture windows are available in casement and double hung frames that create a clean, consistent look when used in combinations.

Essence Frame Accessories

Frame Trim Kit

Milgard introduces Essence Series Frame Accessories — frame trim kits specically made for Essence Series wood windows and doors. These beautiful and durable aluminum frames are a snap to install, and with no painting required, your trim labor (and expense) is greatly reduced. Plus, there are no visible fasteners or holes to putty, giving the windows a clean look.

Essence Frame Accessories are all factory finished for a perfect color match with the window and are available in all Essence exterior colors. Colors can be matched to the window, or a coordinating color as an accent. They won’t need painting and will not rot, split, crack or warp.

With all the combinations available, Essence Frame Accessories will complement virtually any style of home. And your customer will enjoy years of virtually maintanance-free trim surrounding their Essence windows and doors.

Essence Frame Accessories are available in Flush or Mitered joints in Flat Casing or Brickmould.

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