homes in the Grand Rapids area offer homeowners so many unique
and interesting bonuses that many new homes simply can’t deliver
on nowadays. Not only do they tell a story about the area and period in which they were built,
they also allow you to tap in to a number
of style choices that can seem out of
place in a newer home. Of course when it’s time for replacement
windows, there’s a possibility
you could encounter this dilemma. Many new replacement
windows don’t fit the bill of your home’s unique,
historic charm. So what should you look at when you encounter this situation?
- Decipher the size of the window opening.
- Write down the number of panes and their
- Try to reveal
the type of material used – this is usually wood
for historic homes, so do a little research to read more about the period and the materials most commonly used in the area.
- Work to identify the stain or paint color for
- Write down
any distinctive identifiers that appear to be
unique to that specific window so that you can mention
them when meeting with the replacement windows team at
Pella Windows and Doors.
to thinking about all of these
things, do as much research as you can
on the period of the house and the houses in the area. Historical homes like those in
Grand Rapids have their own style and features that make them identifiable as being from the area. The last thing
you want to happen is to get rid of those charms when simply getting replacement windows.
There are a number
of replacement window choices available at
Pella Windows and Doors’s Grand Rapids showroom. Stop in to see all of the options available to you so you can talk
with a pro and decide what’s best for your home.
Can’t stop by? Call 616-201-0206 or use our online scheduler and get an in-home consultation set up to
make it even simpler.