homes in the Champaign area offer homeowners so many distinctive
and interesting benefits that many new homes simply can’t deliver
on nowadays. Not only do they offer a
backstory about the area and period in which they were built,
they also allow you to use a number
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 chance
you could uncover this dilemma. Many new replacement
windows don’t match up with 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.
down the number of panes and how they are arranged.
- Try to reveal
the type of material used – this is most typically wood
for historic homes, so do some 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 reference
them when meeting 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 year the house
was constructed and the houses in the area. Historical homes like those in
Champaign have their own style and features 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 getting replacement windows.
There are a number
of replacement window choices available at
Pella Windows and Doors’s Champaign showroom. Stop in to check
out all of the options available to you so you can talk
with a pro and decide what’s best for your home.
Can’t stop by? Call 217-356-6474 or use our online scheduler and get an in-home consultation set up to
make it even simpler.