homes in the Traverse City area offer homeowners so many distinctive
and interesting bonuses that many new homes simply can’t deliver
on nowadays. Not only do they provide a backstory about the area and period in which they were crafted,
they also allow you to use a number
of style choices that can feel out of
place in a newer home. Of course when you need to
look 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.
- Note the number of panes and their
- Try to uncover
the type of material used – this is mostly wood
for historic homes, so do some research to find
out more about the period and the materials most commonly used in the area.
- Try to uncover 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 talking with the replacement windows team at
Pella Windows and Doors.
to taking all of these things in to consideration, do as much research as you can
on the period of the house and the houses in the area. Historical homes like those in
Traverse City have their own style and features that make them identifiable as being from the area. The last thing
you want to happen is to lose those charms when simply getting replacement windows.
There are a host
of replacement window choices available at
Pella Windows and Doors’s Traverse City showroom. Stop in to see all of the options available to you so you can chat
with a professional and decide what’s best for your home.
Can’t stop by? Call 231-538-2175 or use our online scheduler and get an in-home consultation set up to
make it even simpler.