homes in the Boston area offer homeowners so many special
and interesting benefits that many new homes simply can’t provide nowadays. Not only do they offer a
backstory about the area and period in which they were built,
they also allow you to utilize a host
of style selections 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 mesh with your home’s unique,
historic charm. So what should you look at when you run in to this situation?
- Determine the size of the window opening.
down the number of panes and their
- Try to identify
the type of material used – this is most typically wood
for historic homes, so do some research to learn more about the period and the materials most commonly used in the area.
- Work to identify 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 meeting 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 period in which the house was built and the houses in the area. Historical homes like those in
Boston 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 host
of replacement window possibilities available at
Pella Windows and Doors’s Boston showroom. Stop in to check
out all of the options available to you so you can chat
with a pro and decide what’s best for your home.
Can’t stop by? Call 617-712-2342 or use our online scheduler and get an in-home consultation set up to
make it even more stress-free.