Your doors and windows can make a big impact on your home’s overall appearance. That’s why when it comes to choosing door and window styles, you will need to know the architectural style of your home first, as this will help you and your contractor to determine what door and window style would fit best with your home’s overall design scheme.
To help you out with picking the right patio door and replacement windows in Wilsonville, Renewal by Andersen® of Portland offers these suggestions for some of these classic house styles:
This beautiful Victorian era (1880-1910) home style is known for its triangular gables, towers, overhangs, wall projections, and different cladding materials.
● Windows: bay and bow windows, double-hung windows (often with art glass and grille patterns that create geometric shapes), picture windows
● Patio Door: hinged patio doors, French doors
Developed from the British Arts & Crafts movement known for its natural-looking exterior colors and simple look. Typically has a low-pitched roof, broad eaves, and stained-wood cladding.
● Windows: double-hung or casement windows
● Patio Door: hinged patio door
This is a variation of colonial architecture in the late 1700s, known for its spacious and comfortable interiors. Its exteriors are typically a simple square, or rectangular looking boxes made out of bricks. These homes are usually two or three stories high. They are also usually designed with a porch or entry element.
● Windows: tall double-hung windows or simple window combinations
● Patio Doors: French hinged door
For your home designs, Renewal by Andersen, the most trusted contractor for windows and patio doors in Portland and the surrounding areas, can provide you with the perfect match make your classic home look even more stunning. Just give us a call to learn more about which types of windows and patio doors will work best with your architecture.