Your Dream Home and it’s Windows

July 25, 2018

You just bought the house of your dreams. It’s everything you wanted and then some, but your windows are old and outdated. At Renewal by Andersen we offer many options for every home and style, but those options can be a bit overwhelming. Here are some tips to pick the right windows for your home’s style.

Ranch Style Home – This is a very common style of home in Wisconsin and is unique to the U.S. They are recognized by having open floor plans, single stories and “L” or “U” shaped layouts. The most common style of windows for this home are:

Fixed

Casement

Awning

 

 

Modern Style Home – Featuring geometric lines and evaluation changes, this home is usually integrated with nature and tends to use materials such as steel and concrete. Simplistic design and minimal flair. Large windows are placed on this style of home to let as much natural light in as possible. Common window styles are:

Gliding

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Contemporary Style Home – Focusing on bringing in natural light in, this home has natural and sustainable components. Contemporary homes are frequently confused for modern homes. The difference is that contemporary homes tend to have more of an artistic design that focuses on the current time period rather than looking back. Windows that work best for this home are:

Picture

Specialty 

Casement

Gliding

 

Craftsmen Style Home – Intricate woodworking and detailed stonework are what will be seen in a craftsman style home. This style wanted to feature the skill of the artists and craftsman by showcasing arched doorways and classical characteristics. Usually square or rectangle windows will be seen on this home. Window styles most frequently used are:

Double-hung

Casement

 

Cottage Style Home – Recognized in fairy tale stories, these petite homes can be recognized by their detailed arched doorways and leaded windows. Stone, brick or stucco siding is very common on this home style and windows that feature small grilles. Styles of windows most frequently used for this home are:

Casement

Double-hung

 

 

Colonial Style Home – This style of home can be recognized by the symmetrical design and usually contains pillars in the front. Typically this home will have a centered front door with two windows on either side. The most common types of windows used in this home are:

Double-hung

Bay or bow

 

 

Victorian Style Home – A Gothic style is usually given to Victorian homes but can also be viewed as showcasing decorative trim, asymmetrical shapes and having steep, gabled rooflines. This style of home is known to come in varying of colors and has typically two or three stories .Windows that fit this structure best are:

Bay or Bow

Double-hung

Awning

Specialty

Casement

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Cape Cod Style Home – You will not find any intricate design or ornamental features on this style of home. Cape Cods tend to have a gabled roof with a large central chimney and generally are single story. If you are looking for windows that will complement this style, they are:

Double-hung

Casement (with grilles that mimic double-hung)

Bay or bow

 

Farmhouse Style Home – Traditionally built in rural areas, this home style focuses on functionality with clearly defined formal and informal spaces. Most recognized by its large porches and simplistic styling. Windows that work well with this style of home are:

Narrow double-hung

 

 

Tudor Style Home – With steep, multi-gabled rooflines, this style of home will have ornamental framing and large chimneys. Decorative doorways will help accent the stone, brick, stucco or slate exteriors of this home. To help accent this home even more, consider these windows with diamond grilles:

Casement

Bay or bow

 

Whatever style your home is, Renewal by Andersen will help you find the perfect window match. To learn more about the options Renewal by Andersen offers, schedule a Free in-home consultation online or call 920-759-1234.

 

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