Geographical regions tend to be characterized by certain architectural styles. Minnesota, being a Midwestern state, features many bungalow, ranch and rambler-style houses. When replacing your windows, it’s important to choose a style that complements the overall design of your home.
In today’s post, Renewal by Andersen® of Brainerd (Better Living Concepts), your local window installation contractor, discuss window designs that best suit common architectural styles in Minnesota.
Bungalow homes are one-story, and tend to feature steep roofs and wide facades. The best window styles for bungalow homes are those featuring wide glass panes. Window styles to consider for your bungalow home include bow, bay and casement, all of which feature large, uninterrupted glass areas and provide excellent ventilation and daylighting.
Ranch and rambler houses are similar to bungalows, but tend to be larger and wider. Double-hung and casement windows are great choices for these homes. Consider installing casement window awnings too, which add architectural detail to the facade of the house.
Modern-style homes are varied in design, but share an emphasis on minimalism and clean lines. They can either be single- or multi-story homes and tend to emphasize functionality over aesthetics. Picture and sliding windows are the leading options for modern-style homes thanks to their sleek, minimalist appeal.
As your local replacement window company, Renewal by Andersen of Brainerd (Better Living Concepts) offers custom-fit windows in a wide range of styles. If you’re struggling to choose a window style for your Minnesota home, our design experts will be happy to consult with you and guide you in the right direction. You may reach us at (218) 829-5590. We are a window installation contractor serving Little Falls and Brainerd, MN, and the surrounding areas.