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How to Choose Window Frame Color

How to Choose Window Frame Color

The beginning of fall is an ideal time to refresh your windows and doors. And add a bold pop of color inside and outside your Traverse City space.

This year’s most loved window frame color choices include cool neutrals, such as metallics, black and gray. And don’t leave out darker earth tones like brown, red and green.

But with numerous different shades available, how do you select the best one?

Our design professionals at Pella of Traverse City can help you choose the right color to complete your home. We’ll review your options and equip you with a no-obligation quote—all from the convenience of your living room.

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Remember Your Home’s Style

Keep your home’s décor in mind when choosing a window frame color.

White and black work with most any design style. Black is especially noteworthy for industrial- or farmhouse-style homes, making windows a powerful focal point.

Contrasting trim colors let windows stand out in a traditional home. Matching trim colors that blend in are best for modern- or contemporary-style homes.

You can also work with a color palette that goes with your home style.

Warm for Traditional Homes

  • Red
  • Orange
  • Yellow
  • Brown

Cool for Modern Homes

  • Green
  • Blue
  • Purple
  • Gray

It’s also important to consider your home’s building materials, as well as the Traverse City climate. White and other light, neutral colors can help keep your home cooler, since they don’t drawn in heat as fast.

Related: Vinyl, Fiberglass or Wood? Which Window Material is Best for Your Home?

Vinyl or Wood Siding

Make a bold statement with contrasting colors. Start with white if your home has a darker siding color and black for a lighter siding color.

Brick or Stone

Contrasting colors like bright white, blue, green or black add curb appeal, exceptionally for painted brick or neutral stone.

Stay away from red, brown or black with natural reddish brick, since it will blend in with the house.

Stucco

Choose interesting colors for your window trim, since you can easily paint stucco a coordinating hue.

Pella® Window Finishes are Made to Last

At Pella of Traverse City, we provide a wide selection of interior and exterior finishes for your replacement windows.

Take a look at dual-color window frames that come with white interiors that help brighten your home. A colorful exterior boosts your home’s curb appeal.

These frames are available for Pella® 250 Series and Pella 350 Series vinyl windows, as well as Pella Impervia® fiberglass windows.

Our unique vinyl formula is performance-tested for excellent weathering, durability and color retention. And our long-lasting fiberglass offers the stunning look of painted wood.

EnduraClad® exterior finishes are available for our Architect Series® and Pella Lifestyle Series wood windows. These low-maintenance finishes resist fading and look great for time to come.

Choose from the most requested colors such as gray, black, brown, green or red. Color availability depends on the series, so ask your Pella of Traverse City design professional for more information.

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