We understand how important it is to take care of old antiques. We have helped restore some of the oldest historic spaces to their original beauty keeping in mind energy efficiency and wood protection.
We have listed down a number of tips that will definitely help you in getting started with your historic renovation project. We suggest you go through our website and see the kind of doors and windows you are looking for. Find the right style that goes with your architectural design of the place.
Familiarize yourself with the home architecture and the time it was built. It will give you an idea of what is the kind of style that you are looking for. Learn about the doors and windows from that era most importantly the details that were used. The best way to find out about the house’s heritage is to go visit your nearest home and community office.
So, now that you have learned a bit about your home’s heritage its time to determine the architectural style. This is one of the most challenging aspects of restoration. Pioneer has a wide variety of doors and windows to choose from. These styles can complement any time of home whether it is modern or antique. When selecting one of these styles make sure you keep in mind the historic details. We suggest the following tips when you want to restyle an historic place:
- Choose an arched frame that matches a decorative glass with architectural details of the house.
- Divide the panes of the glass with grilles
- Get a color that matches with the original windows and doors
Upgrading a place that has been worn and torn can be not only tiresome but also very tedious. On a brighter side the up gradation adds value to the place without compromising historic authenticity. The new advancement in energy efficient windows can also an aspect that should be considered. These windows and doors are installed to bring back the original beauty of the place. The craftsmanship for these historic places has to be superior so there’s no room for error. Historic wood windows are harder than the modern lumber you need professional trained craftsmen who understand the state of wood. They are smart enough to restore with the right techniques.
Call us or visit our website for more details on our professionally trained staff who will be more than happy to assist you with your restoration process.