homes in the Des Moines area offer homeowners so many special
and interesting perks 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 variety
of style selections that can look out of
place in a newer home. Of course when you need to
look for replacement
windows, there’s a probability
you could run in to a 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 run in to this situation?
out the size of the window opening.
- Note the number of panes and how they are arranged.
- Try to uncover
the type of material used – this is usually wood
for historic homes, so do some research to find
out more about the period and the materials most commonly used in the area.
- Attempt to
determine the stain or paint color for
- Write down
any details that appear to be
unique to that specific window so that you can mention
them when chatting with the replacement windows team at
Pella Windows and Doors.
to accounting for all of these things, do as much research as you can
on the period of the house and the houses in the area. Historical homes like those in
Des Moines have their own style and unique
designs that make them identifiable as being from the area. The last thing
you want to happen is to lose those charms when you’re
only getting replacement windows.
There are a variety
of replacement window options available at
Pella Windows and Doors’s Des Moines showroom. Stop in to see all of the options available to you so you can speak
with an expert and decide what’s best for your home.
Can’t stop by? Call 515-219-7723 or use our online scheduler and get an in-home consultation set up to
make it even easier.