Older homes have a unique appeal that’s both classic and timeless, and for people who own or are working on these homes, preserving this antique aesthetic is essential. But, like most homes, years of weathering and damage can take their toll, and it becomes necessary to replace certain parts of your house. In particular, choosing the right kind of replacement windows in an older home can be a daunting task.
Here are a few helpful hints from Renewal by ® of Portland that can get you started right away.
When you decide on a window replacement, a few factors must be taken into consideration. You want to look for a particular design that will fit with your home’s aesthetic. Unfortunately, for older homes, this can be tricky. Hiring a contractor to handle this task is important. Professionals can help you find a suitable window style that can replace your older windows without compromising your home’s architectural integrity.
A few factors that professional contractors look at when choosing new windows for an older home are the opening patterns and size, proportions of both the sash and the frame, and the configuration of the panes. Additionally, they will also help you find windows that match your old windows’ wood type, paint color and even the characteristics of the glass. Classic window designs can be tough to find, but with the right tools and proper help, you can easily find replacement windows that will preserve your home’s unique aesthetic.
With our window replacement services, you can give your home an upgrade with all the amenities of modern windows while still preserving its timeless appeal. Call us today at (503) 419-3960 to schedule a consultation, free of charge. Renewal by Andersen of Portland serves Portland, Salem and nearby OR areas.