homes in the Peoria area offer homeowners so many unique
and interesting benefits that many new homes simply can’t offer 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 host
of style choices that can seem out of
place in a newer home. Of course when it’s time for replacement
windows, there’s a possibility
you could encounter this dilemma. Many new replacement
windows don’t mesh with your home’s unique,
historic charm. So what should you look at when you find yourself
in this situation?
out the size of the window opening.
down the number of panes and how they are arranged.
- Try to identify
the type of material used – this is mostly wood
for historic homes, so do a bit of research to learn 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 account for
them when talking 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
Peoria 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 you’re getting replacement windows.
There are a host
of replacement window possibilities available at
Pella Windows and Doors’s Peoria showroom. Stop in to check
out all of the options available to you so you can chat
with an expert and decide what’s best for your home.
Can’t stop by? Call 309-306-3893 or use our online scheduler and get an in-home consultation set up to
make it even simpler.