homes in the St. Paul area offer homeowners so many special
and interesting perks that many new homes simply can’t provide nowadays. Not only do they tell a story about the area and period in which they were crafted,
they also allow you to tap in to a variety
of style choices that can feel out of
place in a newer home. Of course when it’s time for replacement
windows, there’s a possibility
you could uncover 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 run in to this situation?
- Decipher the size of the window opening.
- Note the number of panes and their
- Try to identify
the type of material used – this is mostly wood
for historic homes, so do a little research to find
out more about the period and the materials most
often used in the area.
- Attempt to
determine the stain or paint color for
- Write down
any distinct facts 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 thinking about all of these
things, do as much research as you can
on the year the house
was constructed and the houses in the area. Historical homes like those in
St. Paul have their own style and characteristics that make them identifiable as being from the area. The last thing
you want to happen is to get rid of those charms when you’re
only getting replacement windows.
There are a number
of replacement window choices available at
Pella Windows and Doors’s St. Paul showroom. Stop in to check
out 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 651-213-9049 or use our online scheduler and get an in-home consultation set up to
make it even easier.