Kitchen Window Ideas by Popular Architectural Styles

Homeowners and designers alike prize bright, airy kitchens. This ideal is true no matter what style of home you have. While designers might turn to different tricks, such as a light palette or abundance of glass, the best method for creating the bright, airy kitchen is with windows. Below are ideas for windows according to popular architectural styles for your remodel or new build.

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What Type of Patio Door Is Right for Your Home?

Blue French Doors

Patio doors are designed to provide access to and views of your backyard patio, and you can choose from several different types. All of the types offer these advantages to one extent or another, but each one is has its own unique features and usefulness. If your home has an outdoor patio, here’s a guide to help determine which type of patio door is right for your home.

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Surprising Benefits of Double-Hung Windows

houses with double hung windows

Double-hung windows are the most classic of styles. The windows feature two sashes framing the panes of glass. The sashes are set into tracks, and some have a handle or an integrated lift to assist with opening. When you want to open the windows, you slide the sash along the tracks. With double-hung windows, both the top and bottom sash open.

When you install replacement windows or even choose windows for a new-build, you’re faced with a myriad of style choices. Below are some reasons to choose classic double-hung windows.

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4 Ways Old Windows Hurt Your Home

Home with old windows

Windows are an important aspect of your house. They’re part of the building envelope that keeps the interior of the house separate from whatever’s happening outside. However, they’re also sources of transference — of heat, light, and air. If you’re on the fence about replacing old windows with modern ones, here are ways the old windows are negatively impacting your home.

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Pella Experience Center Open In Brookfield

Pella Windows & Doors of Wisconsin
Pella Windows & Doors of Wisconsin
We’ve Moved!

Pella Windows & Doors of Brookfield has moved into our NEW Pella Experience Center on Bluemound Road, just seconds east of The Corners of Brookfield. Come see, feel, open, close, and compare dozens of window and door options – from 9 different Pella lines – side-by-side, literally! Just for stopping in, get in on exclusive Pre-Grand Opening savings, too! We’re at 19030 Bluemound Road tucked behind Full Service Car Wash – just look for the huge American flag!

6 Improvements for Drafty Windows

Attic room

Attic room

Wondering what to do about uncomfortable, drafty windows? Looking for an eco-friendly home improvement ideas? Improved window insulation can reduce vulnerabilities in your building envelope, meaning that less of your valuable heat escapes and your windows are more comfortable to sit by.

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Don’t Get Caught With the Wrong Window Frames

Closeup of window on a blue house

closeup of window on blue house

Replacement windows can add to the energy efficiency of your home and ensure that your interior living spaces receive adequate light. Most homeowners focus in on the type of glass that will be included in their replacement windows while failing to give enough attention to the selection of the right window frames.

The frames that surround each of the windows in your home serve several important purposes. Window frames offer structure that creates an aesthetic appearance. Since modern windows can be much heavier than their predecessors, frames offer the support needed to keep replacement windows anchored. Frames also serve as a connection point between your home and your replacement windows.

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